This article refers to the DfE's guidance on making significant changes ('prescribed 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 through which a majority of governors on your governing board must be foundation governors.
This is set out in the DfE's guidance, linked above (table 18 on pages 46 to 47).
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