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Academies in MATs: top-slicing the budget

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Last updated on 19 September 2016
School types: Maintained, Academy · School phases: All
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How do multi-academy trusts (MATs) 'top-slice' academies' budgets? A MAT can collect a proportion of the funding that each of its academies receives. We relay advice from one of our associate experts on how MATs can decide on their approach, and link to examples of approaches MATs take.

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  1. 1 Academies in a trust can pool a portion of their GAG funding
  2. 2 Deciding on an approach to pooling resources
  3. 3 Examples of how MATs pool resources

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