Welcome to a Multi Academy Trust

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New edition now available

This entry level induction guide is essential reading if you are new to governing a multi academy trust board (MAT). It is also invaluable if you want to refresh your knowledge and deepen your understanding of good governance practice.

New trustees receive a complimentary copy

With NGA multi academy trust membership, all your new trustees will receive a complimentary copy and do not need to place an order. If you’re the account holder, chair or clerk, log in to your trust’s membership account and click on ‘My account’ to check your board’s details are up to date – you can add any new trustees and they will then receive a complimentary copy.

Total price: £ 16.00

Additional Information


Clear, concise and informative, Welcome to a Multi Academy Trust supports you through your first 12–18 months of governance, helping you make a significant and lasting contribution to the success of your trust.

We have revised and improved Welcome to a Multi Academy Trust to provide vital insights into the role and core functions of governance and to help you become a more informed, effective trustee.

It acts as a reference guide as you begin your role as a trustee and get to grips with the challenges and opportunities in your trust. The guide includes:

  • the school system and the basics of good governance
  • what makes governance in MATs different
  • the legal responsibilities of the trust board
  • your role as an effective trustee
  • the core functions of governance
  • a glossary of common acronyms and jargon
  • links to further resources that reinforce your learning

With a useful glossary explaining common acronyms and jargon, it also signposts you to resources in the NGA Knowledge Centre and to specific Learning Link e-learning modules which provide further opportunities to develop your governance knowledge and skills.

Order your copy

  • Members: £8 per copy
  • Non-members: £16 per copy
  • Discounts are available for bulk orders
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