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Special school academy conversion - briefing note

1 May 2012

This briefing note provides an overview to special schools on conversion to academy status. It highlights some of the issues that maintained special schools will need to consider before and during conversion.

Special school academy conversion - briefing note

Training and events

28Jun

Optimus Education: Operating an Efficient Trust - Manchester The Lowry, Manchester

This free event will allow you to build your network, ask questions of our expert speakers, and improve your trust processes. With a choice of nine workshops, you can create a bespoke experience to suit the needs of your academy. Bring multiple team members to ensure you get the most out of the day.

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Guides

Taking the next step – forming or joining a multi academy trust

Browne Jacobson has been delighted to again work in partnership with our colleagues and friends at the National Governance Association (NGA) and the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL).

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Legal updates

Implementing school system reform – next steps

Following its publication of the White Paper at the end of March, the Department for Education (DfE) has shared an implementation framework focusing on its plans for “a stronger and fairer school system”.

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Legal updates

Local authority academy conversion powers

A question we often get asked by schools is “can I be forced to become an academy?” The answer to that question to date has centred around whether a school is eligible for intervention and, primarily, its Ofsted’s grade.

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Legal updates

Academy Intervention Powers

Part 1 of the Schools Bill introduces statutory rights designed to ensure that the Secretary of State has efficient oversight and is equipped to address “instances of failure” in academy trusts.

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The content on this page is provided for the purposes of general interest and information. It contains only brief summaries of aspects of the subject matter and does not provide comprehensive statements of the law. It does not constitute legal advice and does not provide a substitute for it.

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