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  • Academy conversion: FAQs This article addresses a number of frequently asked questions about academy conversion, including which schools can convert and whether schools can change their mind about converting. It also answers questions on multi-academy trusts and what happens if a school has a budget deficit or surplus.
  • Academy conversion: step-by-step process Be clear on the academy conversion process, including information on preparing to convert, submitting the application form, and setting up an academy trust. Use our checklist to keep track of the tasks you need to complete.
  • Due diligence: schools joining an existing MAT Do 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.
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  • Multi-academy trust governance We 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.
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