Internal Scrutiny

Manage your risk with effective internal scrutiny from Keystone. Our team of school operations professionals deliver a comprehensive internal scrutiny service based on the needs of your risk register and provide realistic recommendations for improvement based on a knowledgeable, holistic view of your trust and school operations.


Why Keystone's internal scrutiny is different:

Our team of school professionals have years of experience working at senior management and executive levels in schools and trusts. We provide a friendly, effective internal scrutiny programme that includes both financial and non-financial audits and is tailored to meet the needs of your trust. 

The recommendations for improvement are made based on a sound knowledge of how trusts and schools run both from a strategic and operational view and are designed to help you limit risk in your trust and provide trustees with peace of mind.

Internal Scrutiny

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Great for:

  • Protecting your schools and trust from risk with a thorough review of your financial and non-financial areas of operation.
  • Assurance that your school or trust is compliant with the latest regulations for both financial and non-financial controls.
  • A deep dive internal review of financial and non-financial areas, based on your needs. These could include:

    Financial operations and efficiency
    Data protection
    Health and Safety/estates

What we can provide:

A three-year rolling internal scrutiny programme.
An annual review of financial operations and two non-financial functions.
Rigorous and effective scrutiny by friendly, approachable school professionals.
Three audits a year, which can be split between schools and your central team.
An annual report that can be submitted to the DfE.
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Matthew Clements-Wheeler talks about Keystone's approach to internal scrutiny

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