Guidance: Academy conversion: important dates

Department For Education

October 7
10:28 2019


These documents explain the deadlines for schools wanting to open as an academy in a chosen month.

Read more guidance for schools converting to academy status.

Published 3 September 2015
Last updated 7 October 2019 +show all updates
  1. Added documents for schools converting to academy status on 1 January and 1 February 2020, removed expired documents for June, July and August 2019, and displayed documents in reverse chronological order.
  2. Added important dates for schools converting to academy status in September, October, November and December 2019.
  3. Added 5 timeline documents for 2019.
  4. Updated documents 'Important dates for schools converting to academy status' dated 1 September 2018 to 1 March 2019. Removed documents dated 1 July 2018 and 1 August 2018.
  5. Added updated set of dates for academy conversion and removed old dates.
  6. Added dates for April to September 2018 academy conversions.
  7. Added important dates from October 2017 through to March 2018. Removed outdated April to June 2017 information.
  8. Updated documents for schools converting to academies between April 2017 and June 2017. Added new documents for schools converting between July 2017 and September 2017.
  9. Added January to June 2017 t

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