Don’t force schools into big academy chains

An NGA spokesperson said: “Over half of pupils are now educated in MATs and the communities served vary significantly from MAT to MAT, and sometimes from school to school within a trust, especially larger and more dispersed trusts.

“There remains a concern in some communities that large MATs headquartered elsewhere can seem very distant with little or no local input into decision making.

“As a MAT grows, the distance between the board of trustees who make decisions about the schools and those most affected by the decisions widens.

If you liked this post please share it:
Follow Us:
This entry was posted in Top story. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *