Academies

We have a highly experienced team who can provide a fast and responsive service to schools which are considering whether to become academies.

Academies

We routinely deal with all statutory and compliance requirements quickly and efficiently. This includes the preparation and audit of accounts which comply with the Companies Act and Government requirements for Academies.

We have a highly experienced team who can provide a fast and responsive service to schools which are considering whether to become academies. We have a 96 step guide detailing the actions a school needs to take on the way to becoming an academy.

Once a decision is taken, we can assist with the conversion process and make sure this is as smooth as possible.

In particular, we are able to assist in the following areas:-

  • The conversion process, including eligibility
  • Assistance with the production of a risk assessment matrix
  • Benchmarking against similar schools and academies
  • Production and audit of compliant accounts
  • Advice on best governance

The following links provide more information on the conversion process:-

Summary of Academies and who can apply

Eligibility criteria for different types of school

Responsibilities of Academies and the local authority after conversion