The Trust is committed to ensuring a core of high quality support for academies underpinned by good value for money services. However, more than this, the Trust will bring some specific added value propositions both through its sponsors (Carillion) and through the strategic partnerships it has established.
The Trust will charge each academy a 4.9% management fee to cover the delivery of the core services which will be a percentage of the academies budget.
In the short term the Trust will offer a dedicated number of services which will increase over time with the establishment of a framework of service providers, from which an academy can draw down additional services. The framework will be benchmarked to ensure costs align to current market rates and provide value for money.
We know that success in an ever-changing and fiercely competitive global society demands that our young people are prepared and that education and learning underpins this preparation.
The Trust will build on the extensive reach and partnerships of its sponsor. Recognising that each academy and its community have specific needs, so a catalogue of opportunities that can support the following has been developed: