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Severn Bridges Multi - Academy Trust


Severn Bridges Multi Academy Trust

Tender for External Audit



Severn Bridges Multi Academy Trust consists of 3 primary schools located in Shrewsbury, Greenfields, Mount Pleasant and Radbrook with just over 1,000 pupils and a Gross Budget of £5.4m (2021/22).


We are looking to procure External Audit and Financial Services as identified in Table 1 below.  The list of services identified may not be exhaustive and we would consider any further services which providers may feel appropriate.  



Commencement: 1 February 2023 (first year of Audit Academic year 22/23)

Length: 1-year renewable for a maximum of 5 years.


Process and Timelines:

Initial invitations to bid sent out:       28 April 2022

Meetings /Discussions:                    Week 9 /16 May 2022

Bid submission Deadline:               10 June 2022

Outcome notified:                            29 June 2022

Outcome Ratified at AGM               January 2023

Commencement:                            1 February 2023


Evaluation Criteria

Evaluation criteria will include the following

  • Price
  • Evidenced experience, knowledge and references
  • Capacity and flexibility


Quotes should be structured to separate out the costs for each area required.


Deadline: Submissions should be emailed to the Trust Finance Officer, Clare Charlesworth-Jones on the following email address

by 5pm 10 June 2022


Table 1: SBMAT Required External Audit and Financial Services