We are committed to our pupils and academy staff, so that they have:
We manage an annual programme of estate projects, which includes new builds, and addresses maintenance and curriculum need. These works are streamed as either repairs and replacement or block improvement projects, to enhance the OAT family estate.
Since 2014, the Trust has invested £8.1m capital funding in repairs and replacement (R&R) work projects addressing issues from toilets improvements, to heating and asbestos removal.
Since 2015, the Trust has invested £9.24m in block improvement programmes (BIP) that address condition issues from leaking roofs to redesigning teaching spaces.
We work alongside other organisations such as local authorities, the Department for Education and grant-awarding bodies such as the Football Foundation and Sports England, to take advantage of funding opportunities to develop academy sites.
Recent estate projects include:
Working alongside other organisations, across the Trust the use of ICT will:
James Miller, national director of estates and technology is the co-chair and founder of the The Trust Network. The network works with four other MATs and is designed to help small developing multi-academy trusts manage their estate and annual budget. This is the only group of its kind to be endorsed and supported by the Education and Skills Funding Agency. For further information visit The Trust Network website.
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