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Last updated on 6 July 2018
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Adding schools to your MAT without a clear sense of purpose can lead to monetary loss, reputation damage and school rebrokerage. Use this article to help you avoid these pitfalls.

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  1. Be clear on your vision and how a new school fits in
  2. Build capacity in advance of need
  3. Prioritise relationships with staff at ALL your schools
  4. Focus on accessibility, rather than distance
  5. Standardise your operational systems
  6. Balance both Ofsted and the ESFA

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