Governance in multi-academy trusts

Guidance for governors and school leaders considering becoming part of a multi-academy trust.


Governance in multi-academy trusts


This guidance explores:

  • governance in multi-academy trusts
  • the benefits and opportunities of the multi-academy trust model
  • the educational legislation relating to multi-academy trusts
  • the skills and attributes needed for effective governance of multi-academy trusts

You will find this guidance useful if you’re involved in the governance or leadership of a school:

  • considering becoming part of a multi-academy trust
  • considering converting to multi-academy trust status
  • invited to become an academy
  • interested in finding out more about governance in multi-academy trusts
  • reviewing governance in its multi-academy trust
Published 16 April 2014