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  • 7 common pitfalls in academy conversion What are the common pitfalls during academy conversion? In this article, four of our associate education experts explain some common pitfalls schools experience during academy conversion, and how to avoid them.
  • Academy conversion: consultation UpdatedConverting to an academy is a big decision. Find out who you should consult, how to do it, and what information to include in your consultation.
  • Academy conversion: step-by-step process Be clear on each step of the academy conversion process so you know what you need to do from start to finish. Use our handy checklist to keep track of the tasks to complete, to make sure everything's covered.
  • Joining a MAT: questions to ask UpdatedFind out what questions you can ask when you're considering joining a multi-academy trust (MAT) so you can make sure there’s been a process of due diligence.
  • Schemes of delegation in multi-academy trusts All MATs do governance differently, and your scheme of delegation will set out your trust's approach. As a local governor, you need to be familiar with this document. Understand what kind of information you'll find in your scheme of delegation and when you should look to it for answers.