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Last updated on 27 March 2019
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If you’re planning to make changes to your schools, 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. Step 1: inform the DfE
  3. Step 2: consult with everyone who might be affected
  4. Step 3: make your decision
  5. Step 4: submit your proposal
  6. Step 5: the DfE will inform you of the outcome
  7. Step 6: if the change is approved, update your records
  8. If your change affects admissions arrangements
  9. If you're still unsure about the process

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