Process of Academisation
Providing an education which enables us to fulfil our vision starts with establishing robust foundations on which to build. Our central team has been developed to ensure the necessary structures, roles and relationships are in place to support school leaders through the process of academisation. The process itself follows a pattern but does vary from school to school in terms of the time each part of the process takes.
What should a school do first?
Talk as a governing body. Discuss options and ask local partners, the RSC, for church schools the Diocesan Director to talk through your questions. The table below sets out the main steps in the academisation process:
The Department of Education have published an academy converter checklist which shows the process in detail, setting out the key steps and things that schools should be thinking about as they move through the process. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/254958/academy_converter_checklist_for_schools.pdf