Academy conversion: long-term lease model

Model document to help community and church schools converting to academy status transfer their school's land to the academy trust.


Long-term lease model

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Community schools and church schools normally use some land that their local authority owns.

Ask your solicitor or legal adviser to use the model lease on this page to negotiate the transfer of that land from your local authority to the academy trust.

Read more guidance on the process for converting to academy status.

Published 31 March 2013
Last updated 29 August 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated long-term lease.
  2. First published.