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Uncovered: pay rises and fraud victims at academy trusts

TES examines the accounts of 20 MATs and discovers huge redundancy payouts and dwindling reserves

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Academy trusts are publishing their annual accounts for 2015-16, revealing in detail the reality of schools’ finances in England as funding cuts bite.

TES analysed documents from 20 of the biggest and most high-profile trusts* and uncovered fraud, rising executive pay, redundancies and dwindling reserves.

Reporting team: Martin George, Will Hazell, Eleanor Busby and Helen Ward

The bosses' salaries keep rising

The pay of academy trust bosses has continued to climb, new documents show.

A TES analysis of the published accounts of a sample of high-profile academies shows that virtually all of ...

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