Multi-academy trusts: establishing and developing your trust
December 23, 2016
On 9 December 2016, the Department for Education (DfE) published new guidance on multi-academy trusts (MATs) in England. The guidance is aimed at new MATs, maintained schools considering converting to an academy, and existing MATs who wish to grow. The guidance discusses the various factors regional schools commissioners will consider when they assess and approve the creation of new MATs and plans for growth of existing MATs, including supporting school improvement, effective leadership, and financial sustainability.
The guidance also includes sections on:
Further reading on the topics covered in the document, including on SEND requirements