Considering becoming an academy?
Fixed price conversions for £12,500+VAT

J & G Marshall Ltd was created to help schools not just understand the academy conversion process, but to navigate successfully and effectively through it.

Our philosophy is simple – our team all sit on governing bodies.  As a result, we see the process from the point of view of the schools, not the policy makers. We help senior leaders to continue to focus on education outcomes, while we handle the tasks, paperwork and hurdles that can come with conversion.

Furthermore, our support grows with you. We have the credentials and experience to help academies and MATs grow and flourish. We highlight your strengths and signpost areas to develop before they become critical concerns. This understanding is a vital part of a healthy academy trust.

To find out more, read what the schools and academies who work with us have to say. J & G Marshall is a true partner.

Our services

J & G Marshall has supported more than 250 schools, academies, stand-alone-trusts and MATs to put the frameworks in place to help them achieve their education goals and aspirations. To facilitate this, our services and expertise can be tailored to ensure our work is targeted and cost-effective. Click below to see the areas where we can offer support:

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In the last couple of weeks problems within Multi-Academy Trusts have made the headlines yet again. Putting the Party Conferences to one-side, three stories caught my eye: A MAT in the South West has had its spending powers restricted due to the fact that it “identified medium term concerns relating to its financial operating model”. […]

After 21 academy conversions, £500,000 worth of additional funding to take on failing schools and accolades about being a “top performing” trust, things at Wakefield City Academies Trust has not gone as would have been hoped or anticipated. Before we all start discussing structures, policies and funding, let’s not forget that there are countless students, […]

There is many a paradox in the Academy world but perhaps the biggest one is around the Headteacher Board. A group of Headteachers, together with and headed by an RSC, making a decision on a school’s, or group of schools, ability to successfully run an academy? Then, once the group is approved they expect the […]

What our clients say

""Since our conversion, Jeff and his team have continued to provide help and support, often going the extra mile. We would highly recommend J&G Marshall to any school considering academy conversion or growing their Multi Academy Trust.""

Sue Pollard, Headteacher, Marlborough Primary School