The governing body of South Wolds Community School has applied to become an academy under the Academies Act 2010.
The school’s website sets out the following information
Further information about what becoming an academy means, and how to comment on the proposals, is set out below. The governors are engaging in a full consultation with the whole school community. This consultation started on Tuesday 21st February and finishes on Tuesday 27th March at 11:30 am.
You can make comments or representations by:
writing to the usual school address – please mark the envelope clearly with the words “Proposed Academy Conversion”;
sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This letter explains to parents and carers the background to the governors’ application to convert: Application for Academy Conversion Letter to parents
This is the letter explaining to parents how they can engage in the consultation and also sets out some questions and answers about the proposal to become an Academy.
Department for Education Academy Website sets out the governments’ position on Academies
An example of the opposing view is set out on the UNISON website
Updated questions and answers based on correspondence received by 27th February.