Recent Commissions

Connect Schools Academy Trust

  • Converted two primary schools in South East London to academy status
  • Managed the pre and post-opening phases of a primary Free School in Dartford

NACRO

  • Facilitated the process for achieving Independent School Status for two Secure Training Centres
  • Reviewed and developed new policies and procedures

Orchard Hill College Academy Trust

  • Advised on the set up of the Multi Academy Trust
  • Converted 14 schools across London, Surrey and Sussex to academy status, inc. three Non-Maintained Special Schools
  • Managing the pre-opening phase of five Special Free Schools
  • Developed two successful Special School Free School bids in West and South London

Elevate Multi Academy Trust

  • Advised on the set up of a mixed Multi Academy Trust (inc. Community & Church schools)
  • Developed a successful Primary Free School bid in North Yorkshire
  • Converted three primary schools in North Yorkshire to academy status

Activate Learning Education Trust

  • Advised on the set up of the Multi Academy Trust
  • Converted two secondary schools in Oxfordshire to academy status
  • Managed the pre-opening phase of two University Technical Colleges and a Studio School in Berkshire and Oxfordshire
  • Undertook a review of the MAT’s central shared services provision
  • Managed the integration of three University Technical College Trusts into the Multi Academy Trust
  • Undertook due diligence of four schools, on behalf of Trustees, prior to integration into the Trust

Activate Learning Corporation

  • Programme managed the merger of Bracknell and Wokingham College with Activate Learning
  • Programme managed the merger of Guildford College Group with Activate Learning

Strive4 Academy Trust

  • Advised on the set up of the Multi Academy Trust
  • Converted two primary schools in North London to academy status
  • Delivered Governance training for Trustees and Governors

Selby Educational Trust

  • Advised on the set up of the Multi Academy Trust
  • Converted a primary school in North Yorkshire to academy status
  • Developed a special free school bid in North Yorkshire

Turner Schools

  • Assisted with financial modelling for two primary schools in Folkestone re-brokered from another Trust
  • Undertook due diligence of a school, on behalf of Trustees, prior to integration into the Trust
  • Managed the pre-opening phase of a secondary Free School in Folkestone

Diocese of Ely Multi Academy Trust

  • Developed a successful Secondary Free School bid in Cambridgeshire
  • Managing the pre-opening phase of a Secondary Free School in Oxfordshire
  • Developed Free School bids in Wave 12 for two secondary schools in Cambridgeshire
  • Undertook a review of AP provision in Cambridgeshire

Cygnus Academies Trust

  • Advised on the set up of the Multi Academy Trust
  • Converted five primary schools in Kent to academy status
  • Developed Free School bid in Wave 12 for a primary school in Kent
  • Undertook due diligence of four schools, on behalf of Trustees, prior to conversion into the Trust

Creative Education Trust

  • Managed the conversion of 15 schools across the Midlands and East Anglia to academy status
  • Managed the merger of two secondary academies
  • Managed the integration of a Nursery into a Primary School
  • Advise on admissions policy related issues

London South East College Group

  • Developed a successful Free School bid for a UTC in South London
  • Programme managed the merger of Bromley College with Bexley College and Greenwich Community College

Inspire Partnership Academy Trust

  • Undertook due diligence of six schools, on behalf of Trustees, prior to conversion into the Trust
  • Managed the conversion of two Primary schools in Medway to academy status
  • Managed the merger with another Academy Trust of 3 schools

Solent Academies Trust

  • Managed the conversion of a Special school in West Sussex to academy status
  • Managed the integration of a Nursery into a Special Primary School in Portsmouth