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Enable Trust

Achieving more together

The joining process

What is the process for joining Enable Trust?

A school that wishes to convert to academy status should complete the application to convert form on the Department for Education (DfE) here. You will need to confirm that the governing body of the school has resolved that the school should become an academy. 

We will guide and support you throughout the process. You set the pace; academisation can take as little as three months from the time you make your decision, or it can take up to a year. We have created a step-step guide showing the various stages of the process which is available on request from