Department for Education performance measures

Each year the Department for Education (DfE) publish performance measures for multi-academy trusts (MATs). For the period 2017/18, we were positioned 23rd (out of 47) for medium to large sized MAT performance across the country, based on Progress 8 data – which measures a student’s progress from key stage 2 to 4.

RankTrustNumber of secondary academiesNumber of students in key stage 4 cohortProgress 8 score
1Star Academies53781.42
2Dixons Academies Charitable Trust Ltd46640.83
3Diocese Of London58550.67
4Harris Federation1624130.49
5The Diocese Of Westminster Academy Trust69960.43
6The Thinking Schools Academy Trust44420.32
7Delta Academies Trust1316290.29
8Russell Education Trust44620.25
9Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership46040.22
10Outwood Grange Academies Trust1320810.16
23Diverse Academies Trust5916-0.09
38Greenwood Academies Trust81370-0.29
39Academies Enterprise Trust273724-0.32
40David Meller5520-0.35
41The Kemnal Academies Trust141943-0.36
42Northern Education Trust101372-0.36
43Woodard Academies Trust5837-0.46
44Wakefield City Academies Trust71061-0.61
45Aldridge Education7661-0.63
46The Midland Academies Trust4504-0.7
47University of Chester Academies Trust4373-0.83

Notes: DfE data is based on MATs with 4 or more academies who have been in the trust for at least 3 years. The DfE includes the National Church of England Academy Trust (NCEAT) under the listed name ‘Diverse Academies Trust’. NCEAT was in a formal partnership with Diverse Academies – under the name of Diverse Academies Learning Partnership – up until 31 December 2019.

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