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Last updated on 20 June 2019
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Learn from our experts' experiences of supporting schools through conversion to steer clear of some of the frequent problems schools face.

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  1. Don't leave complicated issues to the last minute
  2. Be clear about why you're converting
  3. Don't avoid the tough questions on governance
  4. Don't copy someone else's template schemes of delegation
  5. Don't let the process to distract from running the school
  6. Delegate project management to a member of staff, not a governor
  7. Research your options, even if you're becoming a sponsored academy
  8. ... Now read more on the conversion process

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