chapter  2
The foundation years
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Foundation schools are deanery structures charged with managing foundation training. There are in total 25 foundation schools in the UK and they vary signifi cantly in size; between them, overseeing anywhere between 73-812 and 67-787 F1 and F2 foundation programmes, respectively. Most foundation programmes comprise of mainly three 4-month placements, but two 6-month or 4-or 3-month combinations also exist.