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If you’re a school converting to academy status, you can use the forms on this page to apply.
Uploaded new application form which allows more than 1 school to apply to form a multi-academy trust on the same form.
Updated application forms to explain that DfE expects most new academies to join or form a multi-academy trust.
Added link to advice and an application form for sixth-form colleges considering becoming a 16 to 19 academy.
Updated academy conversion forms to make it clear that federation schools applying for academy status must follow relevant regulations. Also removed references to umbrella trusts to reflect policy changes.
Updated 'Primary school academy conversion' and 'Secondary school academy conversion' documents to reflect the addition of email addresses.
Updated primary and secondary school 'application to convert to academy status' forms.
Added link to online application form for schools wishing to convert to academy status
Updated email address on 'Primary school application to convert to academy status' form.