This article is aimed at the chair of governors, and it's based on the detailed guide to the academy conversion process from the Department for Education (DfE) - the chair, or your headteacher, will be completing the steps outlined in here.
Conversion can take a few months (schools with private finance initiative (PFI) contracts usually take a minimum of 6 months to convert, according to the DfE), so make sure you're clear on the steps as well as your role throughout this process.
Download our checklist
Download our checklist for the conversion process so you can tick off all of the steps you need to follow as you go:
The rest of this article details what we've included in the checklist, so we'd suggest reading the article first. Plus, there are some FAQs at the end.
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