conversion specialists


Conatous Associates Ltd is a dynamic and agile education consultancy.

The Conatous team's wide experience and successful track record in the education, public and private sectors make them ideal consultants in a wide range of areas.


We speak at events, courses and conferences and can also, lead on professional development programmes.

Schools, Academies &
Multi-Academy Trusts

We can lead and facilitate networks and clusters of schools and academies and other partners to engender and embed effective professional collaboration.

Contact Us

For a no obligation discussion to determine how the Conatous team can support your organisation, please get in touch

Our Expertise

You're In Safe hands. Trusted across the UK.
The team's specific areas of professional specialism and expertise include:
Our aim is to take the associated pressures conversion can bring away from school leaders, leaving you to focus on the day-to-day running of your school.

Hear what Our Clients Think

"Conatous worked with the staff, governors and Trust to accurately self-evaluate the academy and provided direction for the school with clear priorities.”
"The clarity and depth of knowledge and understanding demonstrated was highly praised by all."
“As a result of their strong grasp of political, legal and educational issues, they were able to guide us to a much clearer understanding of potential school structures and about what could be right for our community.”

Capacity Building

Conatous Associates can add professional capacity to your organisation.
We offer coaching, mentoring, advice and guidance to senior officers and leaders in local government, multi- academy trusts, schools and academies.

Our services include but are not limited to:
  • - Review of leadership structures, including roles and responsibilities
  • - Quality and range of monitoring methodology and accuracy of evaluations
  • - Impact of next step plans
  • - Ofsted readiness for leadership, management, governance, EYFS
  • - Review of governance against national competency statements
  • - Working with leaders to accurately assess the impact of teaching and learning
  • - Link impact of learning to key vulnerable groups to ascertain levels of challenge and next steps in learning
  • - Review of feedback and marking policies
  • - Assessment of learning environments
  • - Planned CPD to support leaders develop a coaching culture to enhance quality of provision
  • - Core subject monitoring
  • - Full analysis of national data outcomes
  • - Full analysis of internal tracking data
  • - Benchmarking audits
  • - Review of quality documentation
  • - Full range of performance management
  • - Pupil premium and sports funding audits
  • - Website compliance

Interim Roles

Due to our vast experience across a number of areas in educational leadership, we can take on and succeed in a number of interim role contracts in posts at a senior level in local authorities, academies, multi-academy trusts, and, also, schools.

We can also provide support on interim/fixed term projects, reviewing or investigating specific areas of work and providing written reports and recommendations.