This article refers to guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) on making significant changes to maintained schools and The School Organisation (Prescribed Alterations to Maintained Schools) (England) Regulations 2013.
How to become a foundation
- Changing your category to a foundation school
- Acquiring a ‘foundation majority’
- This means acquiring an instrument of government where your school’s foundation trust will have the power to appoint most of the governors on your governing board
This process is set out on pages 35 to 40 of the DfE’s guidance on making significant changes.
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