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consultation advice for academy converters

23 February 2012

There is a requirement within the Academies Act 2010 to consult prior to conversion to academy on the question of conversion. The requirement does not prescribe who should be consulted, or the length of consultation required.

Consultation advice for academy converters

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Upcoming webinars

Rising to the challenge: Digital transformation in schools - Part 2

Join us for part 2 of our education webinars, exploring the role of digital transformation on our education system.

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Upcoming webinars

Rising to the challenge: Digital transformation in schools - Part 1

Join our webinar the latest in our series looking at how the education sector is rising to the challenge and should look forward with optimism.

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Legal updates

Insolvency and directors’ duties

We have seen an increase in our education clients seeking advice around potential insolvency, therefore we thought it would help to highlight our previous podcast, which outlines some prudent steps that trustees should be taking to minimise their risk of being personally liable in an insolvency situation.

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Legal updates

School not responsible for pupil attack on teaching assistant: council’s successful appeal a reminder that failure in written risk assessment not fatal - causation is key

Over five years after the event, and following a protracted legal process, Norfolk County Council have successfully appealed a finding of negligence against them.

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