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Last updated on 21 June 2019
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School types: Academy · School phases: All

Learn about what the rules are for structuring your school year, what considerations to have and when you must seek approval from the DfE.

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  1. You're free to decide 
  2. Take staff contracts into account 
  3. Procedure for changing
  4. It's a good idea to consult with parents
  5. You can stagger start dates

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