logo-education
0370 270 6000

already registered?

Please sign in with your existing account details.

need to register?

Register to access exclusive content, sign up to receive our updates and personalise your experience on brownejacobson.com.

Privacy statement - Terms and conditions

consultation advice for multi-academy trusts (MATs)

20 November 2012

Where an existing single academy trust decides to become a multi-academy trust, it moves from supporting a single academy, to several. This necessitates changes to its governance structure and is classed as a "significant change" by the Department for Education. Although there is no statutory requirement to consult on this change, the DfE has issued guidance which states that the first stage in establishing a multi-academy trust must be to carry out a consultation with stakeholders.

This document provides consultation advice for existing academies which decide to become multi-academy trusts. Consultation advice - becoming or joining a MAT

focus on...

Rising to the challenge, looking forward with optimism

Live panel discussion on how schools and trusts have risen to the coronavirus challenge and navigated the disruption, opportunities for the future and a Q&A session.

View

Running governing body and board meetings and AGMs effectively during COVID-19

This webinar looks at the options for decision making, tips for managing ‘virtual meetings’, changes you may want to adopt permanently and set out options for effective AGMs.

View

Back to school – preparing for a potential phased reopening of schools

This webinar looks at the implications of phased reopening of primary schools and explore some of the immediate issues’ schools are likely to experience.

View

Legal updates

Covid19: changes to special educational needs and disability (SEND) legislation

The DfE has published a notice under the Coronavirus Act 2020 as well as amending regulations and guidance which make some changes to the special educational needs and disability (SEND) framework arising from the Children & Families Act 2014 and the SEND Regulations 2014.

View