Academy conversion processRead our summary of the academy conversion process, including information on preparing to convert, submitting the application form, and setting up an academy trust. Read a case study of one school's conversion journey.
Due diligence: schools joining an existing MATDo you have a list of questions for a school joining a MAT? This article includes a KeyDoc for schools to use to carry out due diligence on a multi-academy trust (MAT) they might join. We also look at other issues to consider when joining a MAT.
Multi-academy trust governanceWe summarise multi-academy trust governance in just one page. You can also download a copy of this QuickRead as a ready-made resource to share with colleagues.
Pros and cons of academy status: multi-academy trusts (MATs)What are the pros and cons of multi-academy trusts (MATs)? This article sets out perceived advantages and disadvantages of MATs. It also refers to research on the growth of academy chains, and looks at what schools have said about joining or forming MATs.