School Organisation and Capital Planning team

Change of age ranges and other proposed changes

Schools and academies that are considering a change of age range are required to follow the relevant guidance from the Department for Education (link opens in new window).

After consulting parents and other stakeholders, some changes can be approved by the governing body of a school or the trustees of an academy but others require either our permission or the approval of the Regional Schools Commissioner.

Download the list of all age range changes (PDF 91.8KB) made to schools and academies within Central Bedfordshire.

The list includes changes for a number of schools within the Sandy area that were agreed during the school year 2016/2017.

A summary of the reasons for the changes and the processes that had to be followed (PDF 104.9KB) was produced to help parents to understand why they were being consulted.

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