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Last updated on 10 May 2017
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School types: Academy · School phases: All

How does a single academy become a sponsor in a MAT? We relay guidance on becoming a sponsor and forming a multi-academy trust (MAT), and how long each of these processes take. We also discuss what the DfE will look for in an academy applying to become a sponsor and form a MAT.

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  1. Becoming a MAT: two-stage process
  2. Stage 1: becoming a sponsor
  3. Stage 2: setting up the MAT
  4. When can an academy apply to become a sponsor?

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