School organisation

Documents about making significant changes to schools (for example, expansion), closing schools and opening new schools.

Information on how schools and local authorities can respond to local demand and population changes. These may include significant changes to existing provision (for example, expanding a school, age range changes), opening new provision and school closures.


Published 28 January 2014
Last updated 15 November 2018 + show all updates
  1. Removed 'Changes to the system of school organisation'. Added 'Voluntary-aided schools: capital scheme'.

  2. Added the document 'Establishing a new school: free school presumption'.

  3. First published.