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Structuring the school year (academies)

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Last updated on 26 April 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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Can we change the structure of the school year? This article looks at the procedure for changing the structure of the school year in academies, and at guidance on notifying parents. You will also find research on the effects of lengthening the school year.

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  1. 1 Academy trusts can decide
  2. 2 Procedure for changing
  3. 3 Consulting the community
  4. 4 Effects on absence rates
  5. 5 Extending the year

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