UTC or studio school model funding agreement: multi-academy trust

Model supplemental funding agreement to establish a university technical college (UTC) or studio school with a multi-academy trust (MAT).



The funding agreement provides the framework for your UTC or studio school will operate in.

If your UTC or studio school is going to have a multi-academy trust, you should use the documents on this page to create your funding agreement.

You’ll need to complete your articles of association alongside your funding agreement.

More guidance on opening a UTC and opening a studio school is available.

Published 7 March 2014
Last updated 27 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated documents to reflect recent legislative changes, the inclusion of a new land clause and to provide additional clarity on existing clauses.
  2. Added April 2016 version of the 'UTC and studio school model supplemental funding agreement: multi-academy trusts' document.
  3. Updated clause information in the document.
  4. Updated the 'Studio school model supplemental funding agreement: for multi-academy trusts'.
  5. First published.