Timeline for academies: mandatory

What academies must know to plan for the academic year ahead.



Information to help academies understand and plan for the compulsory legal requirements they must meet.

We’ve tried to be as precise as possible but some of the dates may change.

A timeline of useful dates and information for academies is also available.

Published 30 January 2014
Last updated 20 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Spring term 2017 update.
  2. Autumn term 2016 update.
  3. Removed an entry related to federation parent governors. This information does not affect academies.
  4. Summer term 2016 update.
  5. Spring term 2016 update.
  6. Autumn term 2015 update.
  7. Timeline changed to reflect that the date for first teaching of mathematics and further mathematics A levels will be September 2017.
  8. Spring term update.
  9. Autumn term update.
  10. Summer 2014 update.
  11. First published.