Developing a multi academy trust

Brief Overview:
  • Establishing and running a multi-academy trust (MAT) is challenging and this half-day session is designed to share our experiences.
  • Sidney Stringer Academy is the lead school for a small group of schools across Coventry. Within our Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), we have two primary schools, two secondary schools and a special school. Sidney Stringer Academy was judged by Ofsted to be outstanding on all accounts in April 2013.
  • This half day session will share our experiences of establishing and running a MAT, including how to maintain outstanding in your own school.
  • Wendy Tomes, Executive Principal and NLE, Sidney Stringer Academy
  • Finance Officers and the Clerk to the Governors.
Who is it suitable for: Leaders and Governors

What is the intended impact for you?

What will you take away with you? e.g. resources, learning points etc.

The session has been designed to support senior leaders to lead successful academy trusts. You will:

  • Understand the role of Executive Principal
  • Help to build your own support network

Specific topics covered will include:

  • Leadership in Academy Trusts including the role of Executive Principal and Senior Leaders
  • Building Capacity
  • Governance arrangements
  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Establishment of common systems
  • Implementing finance policy across a MAT
Costs: To be agreed based on your requirements.
Session: To be agreed.