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Use of schools as polling stations

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Last updated on 2 May 2017
School types: Maintained, Special, Academy · School phases: All
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Can a school refuse to be used as a polling station? This article explains requirements relating to the use of schools as polling stations. You will find guidance on which room to use, closing the school or keeping it open, and making up lost sessions. We also look at recouping costs incurred.

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  1. 1 Requirements
  2. 2 Deciding which room to use
  3. 3 Deciding whether to close the school
  4. 4 Communicating with parents
  5. 5 Keeping the school open
  6. 6 Making up lost sessions
  7. 7 Recouping costs
  8. 8 Exams and tests

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