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Changing the length of the school day

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Last updated on 17 January 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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Can schools change the length of the school day? This article explains the rules on changing the school day for maintained schools and academies. We also relay advice on consulting on changes, and link to examples of consultations.

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  1. 1 Responsibility for setting length of school day
  2. 2 Varying the school day between year groups
  3. 3 Consulting and notifying relevant parties
  4. 4 Consultation examples

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