Reps and academies
Whether your school is considering academy status, has already been given the go-ahead to convert, or is already an academy, ATL has produced resources to support you in your role as ATL rep.
What you can do
Click on the links below for details of what you can do if your school is:
You can check if your school is applying for academy status by contacting ATL.
Reps receive regular news and updates on academies in see ATL's Academy news newsletter.
For more information and support, please contact your branch secretary or you can also contact ATL about academies.
Background to the current academies policy and other resources
In 2010, after the newly elected government announced its academies policy and the Academies Bill was passed, ATL joined other school workforce unions NUT, NASUWT, Unison, Unite and GMB, to prepare joint union information and resources for members.
Interested in becoming a rep?
If you are interested in becoming a rep see the Being an ATL rep page.