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Trust schools: an overview

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Last updated on 4 August 2017
School types: Maintained · School phases: All
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What are trust schools? In this article, we explain what trust school status is, and the role of the trust and governing board in a trust school. We also looks at how to become a trust school and outlines potential advantages of trust status.

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  1. 1 What are trust schools?
  2. 2 The role of the trust
  3. 3 Governing board's role in a trust school
  4. 4 Becoming a trust school: process
  5. 5 Potential advantages of trust status
  6. 6 Union criticism of trust schools

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