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Are there examples of terms of reference for committees within MATs? We link to examples of terms of reference for committees formed by multi-academy trust (MAT) boards, including for committees covering finance, audit and standards. We also point to requirements in the Academies Financial Handbook.

For each multi-academy trust (MAT) referred to in this article, we include information on the number of schools within it. This information was correct as of December 2016.

We have included examples of terms of reference for finance and audit committees, and committees with responsibility for overseeing standards. Please note that different MATs will have different committee structures, and these examples are not intended to be exhaustive of the types of committees MATs have.

Finance committee terms of reference 

MAT with six schools

Sidney Stringer Trust is made up of primary and secondary schools. Its terms of reference for its finance committee says that the committee will have responsibility for and oversight of:

For the first three points, its

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