Last reviewed on 20 May 2022
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Understand your role in making sure your school or trust website complies with publishing requirements. Use our checklists if you want to dig deeper to check your website is compliant.

Your trust should have its own website

Although it's not technically a statutory requirement, it's a good idea for your trust to have its own website, in addition to individual websites for each school. This is because there's information your trust must publish about your trust as a whole, such as: 

  • The overall scheme of delegation
  • Information on trustees
  • Annual reports and accounts
  • Articles of association and funding agreement

Each school would then host school-related documents such as school policies, spending reports (e.g. relating to the pupil premium) and information about the local governing body (if you have them). The trust-related documents could be linked to from schools' websites, but wouldn't necessarily need to be hosted on them.

Your role in monitoring the trust and school websites

Your role will depend on whether you're:


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