Managing School Reorganisation

Shirley Goodwin

18 December 2009

This report was produced in collaboration with the Virtual Staff College (VSC) and Appleyards Education, as a core reader for the VSC’s School Organisation Officers’ course.

It provides a practical guide for local authorities to develop their strategies and approaches for school reorganisation, based on lessons learnt by local authorities in undertaking school reorganisations.

The report covers:

  • an outline of the legal and policy context
  • the various aspects of managing a school reorganisation
  • guidance on change management, planning and support for schools.

The Virtual Staff College is the Professional Development arm of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS).

Printed version ISBN: 978 1 9067924 04