School Business Management


All schools and academy trusts will be preparing for their future in a fully trust-led system. Our consultants will advise you on joining a trust that is right for your school, reflecting your own ethos, vision, and style of governance.

Working together, we help to build a strong family of trusts and deliver the best outcomes for pupils.

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We provide an extensive range of services for schools and academies. These can be tailored to your requirements and we can provide a bespoke package incorporating one or more services.

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Strategic Project Management

Work with our project management team for a smooth conversion process. We will support you through every step of your journey, creating a bespoke plan for important milestones and timescales.


With extensive knowledge and experience, your dedicated project lead will provide strategic advice and guidance, liaising with all appropriate stakeholders.

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Working closely with your school governance and leadership, our consultants will help you set the strategic direction of your school, giving you the confidence and clarity of vision to explore different academy options and make informed decisions.


We deliver skills audits, training, and briefing sessions, helping you establish strong structures of governance.

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HR Support

Supporting you in discussions and due diligence activity, our professional HR service will ensure a simple and straightforward transition.


Our team will provide a complete TUPE management service, sharing up-to-date advice, giving your staff peace of mind during times of change.

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Finance Support

Drawing on a wealth of financial expertise, our consultants can guide you through the academisation process, laying the foundations for sustainable growth and security.


We will support you from start to finish, from closing down and creating new accounts to budget planning and data submission.

ICT Support

Providing high-quality solutions, our IT consultants will help you put the systems in place to effectively manage your new responsibilities.

Our service includes an audit of your IT requirements and data protection, negotiation of IT contracts and the development of an IT business continuity plan. We can also provide website and marketing development to raise the profile of your new academy trust.

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Our team has extensive experience supporting academies and multi-academy trusts. Working closely with you to develop a marketing strategy that captures your unique vision and values, we can help you tell your story as each new chapter unfolds. 


  • Develop operational plans to meet strategic goals
  • Establish a brand identity and guidelines
  • Newsletters, prospectuses and press releases
  • Social media and website management
  • Photography and video production


Health and Safety Service

As a new academy all legal responsibility shifts from the Local Authority to the trust. You must comply with all relevant health and safety legislation for the benefit of staff, pupils, and visitors.


From the development of policies and procedures, to risk assessments and emergency planning, our consultants will help you with every aspect of health and safety compliance, making your trust an employer of choice.

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Land and Building Services

We will carry out a due diligence technical report, assessing the design, functionality, and space of your school premises.


Working in partnership with Property Tectonics, we will quantify future cost liabilities and produce an Asset Management Plan.

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Why choose One Education for Academisation?

We have extensive experience and an exemplary track record in supporting academy conversion and the successful growth of multi-academy trusts.


Working in partnership with experienced solicitors and building surveyors, we will guide you throughout the transition to academy status and beyond, giving you the best chance for future success.

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