Whilst the Government has stepped back from the recent White Paper proposal to make all school academies, it is clear that many schools will face renewed pressure to convert over the next three years.
Whilst there is no imminent rush, the old adage "fail to prepare and prepare to fail" springs to mind. With the overarching goal remaining the same, it makes sense to explore this subject now, whatever decision your school governors take.
The smoothest transitions to academy status are best achieved through a full understanding of what a maintained school will be moving towards, what they can influence and control, and what they might look for in any prospective partners they may wish to work with in the future.
This programme, has consistently received excellent feedback for its unbiased delivery of critical facts and information. It will help you to understand your new constitution, anticipate changes that may need greater consideration and work towards preparing a framework for evaluating how you would want to move forward and which other schools you might wish to work with, should you decide/need to convert.
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