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Join the MAT

The St. Bart’s Multi-Academy Trust is looking for great schools to join its family! 

The first question you may ask is - why join?

The St. Bart’s Multi-Academy Trust is committed to improving the life chances of all children, wherever they may be. This moral obligation, our mission, does not end at the school gates, within our own Local Authorities, or even within our own country.

Please read the “reasons to join our family” below.

If you are interested in joining The St. Bart’s Multi-Academy Trust or would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.


We would welcome the opportunity to discuss with any school who might be interested in joining our family, as we continue to develop our Multi-Academy Trust.

Reasons to join our family

  • A proven track record in School Improvement

  • Vast experience of the academy conversion process

  • The full support of BTSA, the training and support arm of the MAT

  • A bespoke CPD programme for all teaching and support staff within the Trust

  • A strong culture of collaboration with a local, regional and national outlook

  • A core, hands on, professional central team, that care

  • Sharing of best practice across the Trust

  • CPD opportunities that support the recruitment and retention of staff

  • Set up the Multi-Academy Trust from the ground up

  • The benefit of economies of scale in procurement of goods and services

  • Strong relationships with the DFE, RSC, Teaching schools and Universities

  • Governor training, support and clerking service


Core Functions of the MAT

  • Access to a suite of policies and support for policy and process development

  • Strategic procurement

  • Asset management planning

  • Financial accounts and returns

  • Strategic financial planning, cash flow and budget monitoring

  • Insurance and risk management co-ordination


Central Functions of the MAT


  • Financial policies and functions

  • Internal and external audit

  • Recruitment support

  • Employment policies

  • HR advice and support

  • Licences

  • VAT returns

  • Employment advice and support

  • Health and safety advice and support

  • Premises advice and support

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