Academies – Governance and Annual Reporting

It has been a very challenging year for schools and academy trusts so you are no doubt looking forward to a well-earned break.

Before you go, I would like to provide you with an update regarding the Academy Trust Handbook and alert you to a webinar that we are running on 23 September 2021.

The Academies Trust Handbook 2021 applies with effect from 1 September 2021.  Click here for a summary of the key changes.

Governance and Annual Reporting Webinar – 23 September 2021 – 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm

In this webinar, we will discuss the key changes in the Academies Trust Handbook and some topical governance issues covered by it such as the role of members and their relationship with the Board of Trustees. Also, the new Model Articles for academies.

We will also discuss the updated ESFA guidance about the Trustees Report and Governance Statement to equip you in drafting these documents for inclusion in the August 2021 annual financial statements ready for audit this autumn.

The webinar will be aimed at Trustees, Chief Executive Officers and Chief Finance Officers of academy trusts.

Please save the date in your diary – further details will follow soon.

Hope you have a good summer!

If there is anything you would like to discuss, please contact your usual academy contact at BHP.