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Last updated on 3 May 2019
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If you’re planning to make changes to your academy, such as changing your age range or moving to new premises, there's a process you must follow. Find out about the requirements, the process and how to follow it.

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  1. When to follow this process
  2. The flowchart
  3. Step 1: inform the DfE
  4. Step 2: consult with everyone who might be affected
  5. Step 3: make your decision
  6. Step 4: submit your proposal
  7. Step 5: the DfE will inform you of the outcome
  8. Step 6: if the change is approved, update your records
  9. If your change affects admissions arrangements

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