Becoming an Academy

A day course that will help you map your School’s path to Academy Status.

1st July 2011 - Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

Keynote Speaker:
• Rod Aldridge OBE

• The Academy Experience: Case studies from a recent converter
• Managing the Academy Business:Practical guidance for transition
• Overcoming Barriers: A people perspective on academy transition
• The Academy “Brand” Value: How to make the most of your status

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain insight and real life experience from some of the country’s leading experts in academy formation.
Sessions covering finance, HR, payroll, communications and branding will give your school a head start and you save time and money.
Additionally, your key note speaker will be Rod Aldridge OBE, chairman of the Aldridge Foundation and one of the most respected entrepreneurs in the country.
You can also tour the brand new academy building and see how the innovative curriculum works hand in hand with this iconic structure.
Places are limited and we anticipate high demand so please do book early!

Keynote Speaker - Rod Aldridge OBE - Academy Sponsor

Deborah Perry Specialist Schools and The Academy Experience: Case Academies Trust studies from recent converters
Ruth Bradbury Darwen Aldridge Managing the Academy Business: Community Academy Practical guidance for transition
Nick Morrissey Strictly Education Overcoming Barriers: A people perspective on academy transition
John Brennan Concept4 The Academy “Brand” Value: How

Registration - From 9.00am
Optional Tour of Facilities - 9.15am - 10.00am
Timings - Start 10.00am - Finish 3.30pm - Lunch provided

Cost - £150 for 1st delegate; £80 for second delegate.
Venue - Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

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