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Academy conversion costs: guidance

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Last updated on 24 November 2016
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How much does it cost to convert to an academy? In this article, we relay advice from the DfE, a law firm and two of our associate experts on factors that will influence the costs of converting to an academy. They suggest approximate legal costs of academy conversion and joining and forming MATs.

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  1. 1 Costs vary from school to school
  2. 2 Some LAs charge for conversion services
  3. 3 Faith schools should speak to their dioceses
  4. 4 Legal costs of converting to academy status
  5. 5 Joining an existing MAT can mean reduced costs
  6. 6 Estimated legal costs of joining or forming a MAT
  7. 7 Other costs that may be incurred during conversion
  8. 8 Costs that will be ongoing from the point of conversion

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