Converting to an academy — DFE publishes updated Land Transfer Advice
The latest version of the Department for Education’s (DFE) Land Transfer Advice does not substantially change the content, but it has significantly re-organised the previous February 2012 guidance in an effort to make it more user-friendly. The key reason for such a change is to make it easier for schools to identify the type of land they might occupy.
The key reason for such a change is to make it easier for schools to identify the type of land they might occupy. As highlighted in our recent article ‘Converting to an Academy — real estate raises real issues’, it is essential that schools gain a clear understanding of the school land and the owners of the site at the preliminary stages of conversion. The DFE has sought to provide help within this area by structuring its guidance on the land transfer process.
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