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Good Governance

09 July 2015

A reminder to academy schools of some of the key requirements and available resources.

Self-assessment deadlines (FMGS) - Academy Trusts are required to complete their financial management and governance self-assessment using the online form within 4 months of opening

Full details here

Annual governance reviews - Academies are also recommended to undertake annual governance reviews, including audits of governors' skills.

The Role of Governors – Updated guidance on the role of governors in school and academies in the new Governors' Handbook is recommended reading. 

Free guidance resources for trustees in education– We pull together a helpful list of sources of guidance on governance here

 

If you would like to discuss any aspect of this article further, please contact Chris Billington on 0113 244 6100.

You can also keep up to date by following Wrigleys Schools team on Twitter here

The information in this article is necessarily of a general nature. Specific advice should be sought for specific situations. If you have any queries or need any legal advice please feel free to contact Wrigleys Solicitors

 

 

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