New requirements for MAT websites

Earlier this summer, the Department for Education published its Academies Financial Handbook 2020. The handbook contains some significant changes to the guidelines around finance. These relate to: Governance  Executive teams  General controls and transparency  Internal scrutiny  Annual accounts  You can see the full list of changes by clicking here.  There are also new guidelines around […]

How we run a successful student recruitment campaign

Since 2012 the birth rate in England has fallen 10%. It doesn’t take much working out that this, eventually, will mean a decrease in student numbers in our primary schools. But this is by no means the only reason why more schools across the country are struggling to recruit students. There can be local reasons […]