Ofsted reveals concerns about MATs pooling school funds

According to TES, research reveals that financial worries were ‘frequently raised’ by staff working at schools in MATs.

Ofsted has revealed that some staff working in multi-academy trusts (MATs) are concerned about the way their schools lose money as finances are centralised.

Ofsted found trusts were able to hold academies to account strongly but that there was weak accountability of the MATs themselves.

Chief inspector Amanda Spielman has questioned why MATs are not inspected and warned that parents are getting only a partial picture of how schools operate.

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