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Academy Conversion

What is included?


All DSAT academies will benefit from:


  • Project management of the conversion 
  • Conversion plan with required actions and milestones
  • DFE, Regional Schools Commissioner, ESFA liaison and co-ordination
  • Legal adviser appointment
  • Legal adviser costs
  • HR support and advice
  • Finance support and advice
  • Estates support and advice
  • TUPE support and co-ordination (transfer of staff to the Trust)
  • Implementation of the finance and budgeting system
  • Pupil tracker system and MIS set up support and co-ordination
  • Payroll set up support and co-ordination
  • Bank account set up and co-ordination
  • Insurance set up and co-ordination
  • Pension liaison with Local Authority
  • Conversion grant reporting
  • Signage costs
  • Website costs
  • Governor training and set up costs


What is not included?

  • Licence costs of the finance system, budgeting system, pupil tracker and MIS
  • Payroll set up costs and pension report costs from Local Authority


Additional information

Please note the above set up costs not included, much of which will be covered by the conversion grant.