Academy Converters

Academy Conversions

Avec is proud to have supported the following schools in their conversion to academy status:

King James I Academy, Bishop Auckland -  1st June 2011
West Park Academy, Darlington - 1st July 2011
Reid Street School, Darlington - 1st July 2011
Park View School, Chester le Street - 1st August 2011
Crompton House Academy, Oldham - 1st August 2011
Blue Coat School, Oldham - 1st August 2011
Heighington School, Darlington - 1st August 2011 (multi academy trust)
Bishopton School, Darlington - 1st August 2011 (multi academy trust)
Abbey Grange C of E School, Leeds - 1st August 2011
Cramlington Learning Village, Northumberland - 1st September 2011
Whickham School and Sports College, Gateshead - 1st September 2011
Carmel College, Darlington - 1st November 2011
Sacred Heart Catholic High School, Newcastle - 1st November 2011
Framwellgate School, Durham - 1st December 2011 (multi academy trust)
St John's School and 6th Form College, Bishop Auckland - 1st December 2011
St Thomas More Catholic School, Blaydon - 1st February 2012
Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Gateshead - 1st February 2012
Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy - 1st March 2012 (PFI)
St Cuthbert's Catholic School - 1st March 2012
Springfield Primary Academy - 1st April 2012 (multi academy trust & PFI)
Beaumont Hill Special Academy - 1st April 2012 (multi academy trust & PFI)
Haughton Secondary Academy - 1st April 2012 (multi academy trust & PFI)
St George's CE Primary School - 1st April 2012 (shared services & chain)
St Anthony's Catholic School - 1st April 2012
St John's CE Primary School - 1st May 2012 (shared services & chain)
Firthmoor Primary School - 1st May 2012 (shared services & chain)
Southmoor School, Sunderland - 1st May 2012
St Bede's Catholic School, Lanchester - 1st June 2012
Heathfield Primary School, Darlington - 1st June 2012 ( shared services & chain)
Hurworth Primary School, Darlington - 1st June 2012 (shared services & chain)
Mowden Federation of Schools, Darlington - 1st June 2012 (multi academy trust) 
Gurney Pease Primary School, Darlington - 1st July 2012 (multi academy trust)
St Bede's RC Primary School, Darlington - 1st August 2012
Barbara Priestman School, Sunderland - 1st August 2012 (multi academy trust)
Portland College, Sunderland - 1st August 2012 (multi academy trust)
Oxclose Community Academy - 1st November 2012
Springwell Dene Academy, Sunderland - 1st February 2013 (multi academy trust)
St Augustine's RC Primary, Darlington - 1st April 2013 (multi academy trust)
Holy Family RC Primary, Darlington - 1st April 2013 (multi academy trust)
St Gregory's RC Primary, Stockton - 1st April 2013 (multi academy trust)
St Aidan's Catholic School, Sunderland - 1st April 2013 (multi academy trust)
Croftway Primary School, Northumberland - 1st June 2013 (multi academy trust)
Morpeth Road Primary School, Northumberland - 1st June 2013 (multi academy trust)
Malvins Close Primary School, Northumberland - 1st June 2013 (multi academy trust)
St Joseph's Catholic School, South Tyneside - 1st July 2013 (multi academy trust)
Catcote Special School - 1st August 2013 (multi academy trust)
Abbey Hill Special School - 1st August 2013 (multi academy trust)
Westlands Special School - 1st August 2013 (multi academy trust)
St Mary's School, Newcastle - 1st September 2013 (multi academy trust)
St Michael's School, Billingham (sponsored academy - 1st September 2013 (multi academy trust)
St Bede's RC Primary School, Stockton - 1st November 2013 (multi academy trust)
Sacred Heart RC VA Primary School, Gateshead - 1st March 2014 (multi academy trust)
English Martyrs School, Hartlepool – 1st May 2014
Castle Green Academy – 1st July 2014 (multi academy trust)
Cleadon Church of England Academy – 1st July 2014 (multi academy trust)
North View School, Sunderland – 1st August 2014
St Joseph’s RC Primary, Loftus – 1st October 2014 (multi academy trust)
St Paulinus RC Primary, Guisborough - 1st October 2014 (multi academy trust)
St Bede’s RC Primary, Redcar - 1st October 2014 (multi academy trust)
St Chad's CE Primary, Leeds - 1st November 2014 (multi academy trust)
Ash Trees Special School, Stockton - 1st November 2014 (sponsored academy and multi academy trust)
Our Lady St Bede School, Stockton - 1st February 2015
Lightcliffe Academy, Halifax - 1st March 2015
St Matthew’s RC Primary School, Prudhoe - 1st April 2015
Stokesley School, North Yorkshire - 1st April 2015
St Benet Biscop RC School, Bedlington - 1st March 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Paul's RC First School, Cramlington - 1st March 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Peter's RC Middle School, Cramlington - 1st March 2015 (multi academy trust)
Sandhill View Academy, Sunderland - 1st July 2015 (sponsored academy and multi academy trust)
Sacred Heart School, Redcar – 1st September 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Benedict’s RC Primary School, Redcar – 1st September 2015 (multi academy trust)
Christ the King RC Primary School, Thornaby - 1st September 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Therese of Lisieux RC Primary School, Ingleby Barwick - 1st September 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Patrick’s RC Primary School, Thornaby - 1st September 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Patrick's Catholic College, Thornaby 1st September 2015 (multi academy trust)
Hopewood Academy - 1st November 2015
Corpus Christi RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
Sacred Heart RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Alphonsus RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Augustine's RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Bernadette's RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Clare's RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Edward's RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Gerard's RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Joseph's RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Thomas More RC Primary School, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
Trinity Catholic College, Middlesbrough - 1st November 2015 (multi academy trust)
St Wilfrid’s RC College - 1st February 2016 (multi academy trust)
Northwood Primary School - 1st February 2016 (multi academy trust)
St Paul's RC Primary School, Billingham - 1st April 2016 (multi academy trust)
St Peter's RC Primary School, Billingham - 1st April 2016 (multi academy trust)
St John the Evangelist RC Primary School, Billingham - 1st April 2016 (multi academy trust)
Egglescliffe School, Stockton - 1st August 2016 (multi academy trust)
Junction Farm Primary School, Stockton - 1st August 2016 (multi academy trust)
The Links Primary School, Stockton - 1st August 2016 (multi academy trust)
High Coniscliffe CE Primary School, Darlington - 1st October 2016 (multi academy trust)
St Mary's Cockerton CE Primary School, Darlington - 1st October 2016 (multi academy trust)
Corporation Road Primary School, Darlington - 1st October 2016 (multi academy trust)
Mount Pleasant Primary School, Darlington - 1st October 2016 (multi academy trust)
Hollis Academy, Middlesbrough - 1st October 2016 (multi academy trust)
St Leonard's Catholic School - 1st November 2016 (multi academy trust)
George Washington Primary School – 1st April 2017 (multi academy trust)
John F Kennedy Primary School - 1st April 2017 (multi academy trust)
Manston St James Primary - 1st May 2017 (joined Abbey MAT)
Bishop Young Academy - 1st May 2017 (joined Abbey MAT)
Holy Trinity Academy - 1st May 2017 (joined Abbey MAT)
St Mark's Elm Tree C of E Primary School - 1st July 2017 (multi academy trust)
Pentland Primary School - 1st July 2017 (multi academy trust)
Lightcliffe C of E Primary School, Halifax - 1st August 2017 (multi academy trust)
Hemlington Hall Academy - 1st September 2017 (joined Lingfield Education Trust)
Harton Academy - 1st September 2017 (multi academy trust)
Ponteland Middle School - 1st September 2017 (multi academy trust)
Chandlers Ridge Academy - 1st November 2017 (joined Vision Academy Learning Trust)
Whinstone Primary School - 1st December 2017 (joined Vision Academy Learning Trust)
Carlton Miniott Primary School - 1st February 2018 (joined Elevate Multi Academy Trust)
Sowerby Community Primary School - 1st February 2018 (joined Elevate Multi Academy Trust)


We are currently supporting a number of other North of England schools who are moving through the conversion process.


If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us for a no obligation discussion.

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