conversion specialists

YOUR SCHOOL. YOUR ACADEMY.

Academise UK is a co-brand of Conatous Associates and works alongside a range of leading suppliers in the Academies sector to bring you an exclusive and comprehensive approach to academy conversion. Our conversion package covers all aspects of the conversion process including; education, finance, legal, TUPE and governance.
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Pre Conversion

Are you considering becoming an academy and wish to know more about the processes involved?
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During Conversion

Have you decided to become an academy or are an existing client and wish to know more about the next key steps?
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Post-Conversion

Has your school recently converted to academy status and now wish to know more about support available post-conversion?
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Experts in School to Academy Conversion

You're In Safe hands. Trusted across the UK.
Taking the step to become an academy is a big decision and one that a number of Headteachers and governors say how daunting this can be. Our team of experts, have vast experience of the sector which means you will be in safe, reliable hands throughout the conversion process. At Academise UK we can offer:
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.
Thorough conversion support

Thorough Conversion
Support

We are with you every step of the way, from completing application forms to signing the final legal paperwork. We will ensure all areas of focus are given the expert attention they require and all aspects of the conversion run without issue.
Expert advice for academy conversion

Expert
Advice

We will ensure Governors and Senior Leaders are appropriately informed of their key responsibilities during the conversion process. Our team will be on hand to provide ongoing support and advice throughout, removing the added pressures conversion can bring.
Comprehensive support packages for academy conversion

Comprehensive Support
Packages

Our support doesn’t stop once a school converts. We also offer a range of comprehensive post conversion support packages to help you make the right choices to ensure your academy or Multi-Academy Trust really hits the ground running.

Hear what Our Clients Think

"Academise UK 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.”

What do We Provide?

Advice and support to your school to ensure a successful and hassle-free conversion process. We undertake every aspect of the conversion process including:
  • End to end project management
  • Managing your stakeholder consultation
  • Advice on the academy governance structure
  • Preparing the articles of association for your trust
  • Finalising your funding agreement
  • Managing the TUPE process with you
  • Liaising with your LGPS administering authority
  • Taking care of your land arrangements
  • Dealing with the transfer of your other assets and contracts
  • EFA returns and advice on funding
  • Setting up your financial structure
  • Advice on key appointments for your trust
  • Overseeing all other formal conversion documentation
What do academise provide?
Academies vs maintained schools

Academies vs Maintained
Schools

There are a number of notable differences between being a maintained school and being an academy. We can provide clear guidance on the key changes and the options available to you.
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Post conversion support

Post-Conversion
Support

Recently converted to academy status? Require further support and guidance on making your new academy or Multi-Academy Trust a success? Browse through our support material or contact us today.
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Hear what Our Clients Think

"Academise UK 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.”
Why academise uk?

Why Academise UK?

Academise UK specialises in providing academy conversion support.  What sets us apart is the strong relationships that we have brokered to enable you to quickly access commercial providers, at a reduced cost, across the full range of professional services including:
  • Legal
  • Audit & Accounting
  • Insurance
  • Sickness Insurance
  • Financial Software
  • Private Healthcare
  • Building Surveys
Each conversion process is unique and so we are happy to tailor our service to your individual needs and, also, to discuss any additional services that you may require.
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