Financial Information

We follow the Department for Education's Academies Financial Handbook

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Financial Information

As a Multi-Academy Trust, the Education Funding Agency (EFA) Funding Agreement and Academies Financial Handbook set out clearly the framework that must be followed reflecting the requirements as a company, charity and public body funded by public monies. There is a clear requirement for effective financial governance and management of funds with freedoms offered to manage day-to-day school improvement.

The Central Finance Team is provided centrally to best advise and support Trustees, Academy Councils, Executive Team and Principals. Tailored financial management is offered to academies to best support the Trust’s values in ensuring, the best outcomes for students.

Overall the team has:

  • Experience within the public, commercial and voluntary sectors. Experienced in successfully leading and developing financial management, financial services, payroll, internal audit, risk management, insurance and ICT.
  • Staff are qualified at various levels based on the roles held. Career experience and progression has been supported with professional academic success in CIMA, ACA, ICAEW, CIPFA, Prince2 and Association of Accounting Technicians.

You can contact the Finance department on the following email address: [email protected]


Annual Reports & Financial Statements
Funding Agreement
Trade Union Facility Time
Gifts & Hospitality Register

Northern Education Trust Academies inspected in 2018 were shown to have significantly improved on the previous year.