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Last updated on 10 May 2017
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What should schools consider before amalgamating? We highlight several issues worth considering that have been suggested by a local authority. We also look at the process for amalgamation in maintained schools and academies.

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  1. Issues to consider before amalgamation: LA advice
  2. Governance structure in an amalgamated school
  3. Process for amalgamation: maintained schools
  4. Process for amalgamation: academies
  5. Should staff governors be involved in initial discussions?
  6. How can governors prepare for amalgamation?

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