Benefits of Joining our MAT

What are the benefits of joining our MAT?

Our Trust is centred around empowering and supporting schools to achieve the best outcomes for their pupils. We strongly believe these are the potential benefits for all those involved in our MAT:

  • Retaining your autonomy – we believe each school must remain individual and can thrive in its own context.
  • Delegated powers are with the local governing body
  • Sharing of best practice
  • Pooling of resources
  • Expertise in school improvement
  • The pooling of central office and financial services including HR
  • Fully facilitated budget planning in liaison with the Headteacher from each school within the MAT
  • Asset Management support
  • Strategic IT support including the school website
  • Central payroll system
  • Increased flexibility for staff and succession planning across the different schools for career progression
  • High quality staff development led by specialist staff from within the MAT
  • Enrichment opportunities for pupils across the MAT that will positively impact on their outcomes
  • Minimising bureaucracy for leaders so they are able to focus on achieving the best outcomes for learners
  • School Improvement support to raise standards in EYFS, KS1 and KS2 from SLEs, experienced practitioners and specialist staff.