FOI release

Cost of converting Liverpool College into an academy

Full cost of allowing Liverpool College to become an academy to the taxpayer.



  • Date requested: 10 June 2013
  • Date responded: 28 June 2013


Cost to the taxpayer, in full, of the decision to allow Liverpool College to become an academy. Include a breakdown of staffing costs, capital expenditure etc.


To date, the department has paid Liverpool College a £25,000 support grant to cover the legal costs of becoming an academy.

This is in line with the support grant that is paid to other schools that convert to academy status.

Published 15 August 2014