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Academy conversion

For schools joining our trust we offer a core package of advice, guidance and support during the academy conversion process, which includes:

  • Academy conversion process: project management and co-ordination to support for governors and headteachers.
  • Academy consultations: we provide communications advice regarding any necessary stakeholder consultations.
  • Legal documentation: we work with the lawyers, the local authority and the DfE on the required documentation (land lease or transfer, commercial transfer agreement and funding agreement).
  • TUPE: we support your school and your HR provider with the TUPE transfer process and consultations with your staff.
  • Valuations and surveys: we arrange valuations and surveys for your building and Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Academy systems set up: we arrange for all systems transfers including training and guidance for HR, finance, MIS, IT etc.
  • Governance: we have a suite of trust policies and procedures and governance systems in place.