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Academy trust accounting officer letters from EFA and ESFA

Letters sent from the accounting officer of EFA/ESFA to academy trusts

These are letters from the chief executive and accounting officer of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and, from April 2017, the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to all academy, free school, UTC and studio school trusts.

The letters cover key responsibilities of financial management and governance.

Letters issued in 2018

  1. Letter to academy trust accounting officers September 2018
  2. Letter to academy trusts: March 2018

Letters issued in 2017

Letters issued in 2016

Letters issued in 2015

Letters issued in 2014

  1. Letters to academy trust accounting officers: 2014

Letters issued in 2013

Published 14 July 2015
Last updated 18 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated to add a letter sent in September 2018.
  2. Updated to include a letter sent in March 2018
  3. Updated to include a letter sent to all trusts about ESFA changing its approach to academy trust non-compliance with financial returns.
  4. Updated to include letter sent in November 2017.
  5. Updated to add a letter sent to academy trust accounting officers in December 2016.
  6. Updated to include the letter EFA's chief executive, Peter Lauener, sent to all academy trust accounting officers on 6 October 2016.
  7. The Education Funding Agency has updated this collection to include the letter its chief executive, Peter Lauener, sent to all academy trust accounting officers on 14 September 2015.
  8. First published.