South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust

Become an SCMAT School

We firmly believe in the strengths of a multi-academy trust and we welcome applications from primary and secondary schools across South Cumbria who wish to join.

The benefits of joining South Cumbria Multi Academy Trust are wide-ranging and include:

  • Education sector experience and expertise shared among partners
  • Support to bring about innovative change
  • Access to world-class facilities at the college’s £47million Channelside campus and specialist sixth form creating a seamless transition from school to college
  • Connections to industry to provide education that meets the skills needs of the local business community from primary right through to degrees
  • United in vision to give children and young people across South Cumbria the best chance for their future

Associate membership

Our associate membership programme opens up access to a number of our services together with benefits for staff. This is particularly beneficial for schools whose governing bodies have, in principle, resolved to join SCMAT, so they can work with us in the lead-up to joining.

As an associate member school, in the lead-up to joining us you will receive:

  • Support through the conversion process, including application writing;
  • Update and Q&A sessions for senior leaders and Governors;
  • Observer status on the Trust School Head Teachers’ Committee;
  • Staff drop-in sessions;
  • Access to a broad staff development programme for both teaching and support staff;
  • Legal expertise from experienced and qualified solicitors;
  • Guidance on finance and estates matters;
  • Human resources expertise;
  • Support with communications to stakeholders, internal and external. This will include support through the statutory consultation process;
  • Transparent due diligence on the Trust, including its track record and financial health;
  • Employer engagement events with input from local businesses;
  • The opportunity to shape the future of South Cumbria’s newest MAT.

We also have Victoria Infant and Nursery School as an associate member who are working with us and contribute to our SCMAT community.

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For more information about joining South Cumbria Multi Academy Trust:

Call: 01229 825017

South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust
South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust
South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust
c/o Chetwynde School Croslands
Rating Lane, Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria LA13 0NY

Tel: 01229 824 210

Company number 13414087 registered in England.
South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust