Tag: MATs

News
A long-running squabble over a pension deficit has seriously delayed a major multi-academy trust from taking over a failing school. Bright Tribe, a Cheshire-based trust with 12 schools,...
News
Donations from wealthy sponsors are helping academy trusts to safeguard school trips, breakfast clubs and sports competitions as other schools are forced to axe provision as the funding...
News
Two academy trusts set up by for-profit providers that have made millions running schools across the globe have ended their sponsorship of English academies. The Erudition Schools Trust...
News
Eleven multi-academy trusts handed at least £770,000 of government start-up funding are set to fold after their schools were transferred to other chains. An analysis of figures detailing...
News
Multi-academy leaders are more frequently naming primary schools within their trust as feeder schools for their secondaries, despite little evidence of any strong “links”. In its annual report,...
News
The country’s best-paid academy boss has been handed another pay rise – boosting his salary to at least £420,000. It marks another salary increase for Sir Dan Moynihan,...
News
Schools in multi-academy trusts spend less on “back office” costs and more on primary teaching staff, compared to standalone academies and local authority schools. Primary schools in multi-academy...
News
The government has issued its firmest statement yet that trusts should avoid running geographically isolated schools, raising serious questions over who will operate the far-flung academies that nobody...
Experts
This year has brought some much-needed clarity to the issue of multi-academy trust governance, says Naureen Khalid, as well as some  more predictable back-and-forth on parent governors, governor...