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Boards of trustees and local governing bodies: terms of reference

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Last updated on 13 March 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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Do we need terms of reference for our academy's board of trustees? In this article, we look at whether boards of trustees and local governing bodies need terms of reference. We also link to examples of terms of reference from boards and local governing bodies.

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  1. 1 Must the board of trustees have terms of reference? 
  2. 2 Must local governing bodies have terms of reference?
  3. 3 Single academy trust board: example
  4. 4 Multi-academy trust board: example
  5. 5 Examples of terms of reference for local governing bodies

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