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“Trustees and governors work well together to ensure that leaders focus on the right things to help the school keep improving.” Badby Primary School Ofsted 2023

“Leaders work closely with representatives from the trust. They value this extra layer of strategic support”  Kilsby CE Primary School Ofsted 2023

At Innovate Multi Academy Trust (iMAT), we are focused on bringing together village primary schools in rural locations in Northamptonshire. We have now grown from four to six schools and are always open to welcoming new schools into our community.

We strive to develop communities within academies and across our trust as a whole. Our mission is to establish GREAT primary academies that are centres for innovation and excellence for leadership and teaching, where pupils are safe and engaged in their learning.

The curriculum in all of our academies is tailored to meet the needs of each individual, whilst fostering talents and encouraging greatness in all areas of school life. We strive to ensure the best possible educational experience for all students in a culture of high aspiration and an environment where each student is nurtured and can develop their full potential.

Our Executive Team has considerable experience in managing growing organisations. We are supported by leadership teams who have played a significant role in recovering schools from challenging circumstances. As a trust, we have a strong desire to share the outstanding practice at our schools with educators. Leaders and every member of iMAT are conscious of their responsibility to pupils and communities and are oriented towards achieving ambitious goals.

Four of our schools are Church schools, and embrace and celebrate a Christian ethos.

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