Academy Conversion Guidance

Planning on becoming an academy?

If you are planning to become an academy or multi academy trust (MAT), we have the resources and expertise to support you throughout the process.

We currently support over 500 academies and helped many of them convert.

By drawing together this knowledge and experience, we will guide you every step of the way and help you and your leadership team deliver a smooth transition whilst keeping the staff focussed on the children, teaching and learning.

The main features of our academisation service are highlighted below.

Please request a quote or get in touch for further information on 0330 123 2549

Service Features

Project Management

  • Academy Portal TM
  • On demand support
  • Conversion check-lists
  • Progress reports
  • Stakeholder consultation


  • Funding availability
  • Banking and accounting
  • Finance systems
  • Reporting and budgeting
  • Skills and workload


  • Buildings condition
  • Budgeting and funding
  • Maintenance regimes
  • Site and cleaner cover
  • Health and safety


  • Transferring staff (TUPE)
  • Due diligence
  • Proposed measures
  • Staff and union concerns
  • Consultation