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Becoming an academy: top tips for governors

Tips for governors of schools on the path to becoming an academy.

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The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has published top tips for governors of schools on the path to becoming an academy. The guidance highlights areas and issues that governors and their boards need to consider before becoming an academy.

These top tips support the Governors’ Handbook, which provides information about the role and legal duties of governing bodies in maintained schools and academies (including free schools).