The conversion process towards becoming an Academy or joining a Federation is now a well-trodden path. There are a number of options ranging from the very simple off-the-shelf conversion of a single school to the creation of a complex Trust structure or Federation, with numerous schools operating under its wing.
Our experts can assist with the entire process, from initial consideration of all the options available to a single school to completion of the entire project in line with the objectives of the members.
In particular, we can assist with the following:
- Advising you on the optimum structure for your school,
- If you are seeking to join an existing MAT or Federation, we can help you find one that reflects your values and culture,
- Help you to create a MAT and approach schools on your behalf.
We can manage each stage of the process and liaise with all parties involved including:
- Managing the legal work involved in creating the initial Limited Company and Trust, transferring land and other assets, dealing with the Funding Agreement and TUPE work,
- Dealing with the transfer of commercial contracts,
- Advising on selection of auditors and accounting systems,
- Advising on Governor roles and responsibilities.
If you would like a confidential discussion on any of the matters listed above, please contact us on 0204 858 7992 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to hearing from you.