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Academies: responsibility for school buildings and land

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Last updated on 1 June 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Is an academy responsible for the upkeep of its buildings? Academy trusts are responsible for maintaining their buildings and land. We link to DfE advice on land transfer arrangements and a model document for long-term leases. We also relay advice on managing building works during conversion.

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  1. 1 Guidance on responsibilities for buildings and land
  2. 2 Land transfer arrangements for academies
  3. 3 Responsibility for ongoing building works during conversion
  4. 4 Closing the school for building work

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