Academy conversion: important dates

Deadlines for schools converting to academy status.

Published 3 September 2015
Last updated 13 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added updated set of dates for academy conversion and removed old dates.
  2. Added dates for April to September 2018 academy conversions.
  3. Added important dates from October 2017 through to March 2018. Removed outdated April to June 2017 information.
  4. 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.
  5. Added January to June 2017 timelines; removed outdated April and May 2016 timelines.
  6. Added important dates guidance for schools wanting to open as an academy in September, October, November or December.
  7. Added the dates for schools converting on 1 May, June, July and August 2016. Removed the December 2015 and January 2016 documents.
  8. Removed November 2015 document.
  9. Removed October 2015 document.
  10. Added the dates for schools converting on 1 January, February, March and April 2016.
  11. Added the dates for schools converting on 1 December 2015.
  12. First published.