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Episode 2 - Academy Conversion Overview including the timetable and key legal documents

Wrigleys Education Team Podcast: an overview of academy conversion including  the timetable and key legal documents

Education partners, Chris Billington and Tim Wrigley discuss the academy conversion process.

Topics covered:

  • How realistic is the suggested 3 month timetable for conversion?
  • What can a school be doing before it received its Academy Order?
  • What is "due diligence" and what exactly does that mean in the context of an academy conversion?
  • Sources of help with conversion.

For more information, please telephone Chris Billington or Tim Wrigley on 0113 244 6100, visit or follow the Education team on Twitter: @WrigleysSchool

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