Midland Academies Trust

School Improvement within the MAT


The Trust School Improvement Team

Robin Shakespeare -  School Improvement Leader

Robin joined the Trust in August 2015 as School Improvement Leader. Previously he was a Local Authority School Improvement Adviser in Essex, where he was responsible for professional development programmes across 450 primary and secondary schools. He brings with him a track record of successfully supporting schools to rapidly improve outcomes and strong experience in developing, commissioning and delivering high quality school improvement programmes. Robin is an experienced secondary English teacher and leader.



Ray Le Tarouilly - Careers Advisor,

Ray joined the trust in September 2014, initially on a one year secondment from North Warwickshire & Hinckley College, and from September 2015 on a permanent basis. He is Careers Advisor at all four Trust academies. Duties include careers interviews, group work on a range of topics including post 16 and 18 options, higher education finance and decision making skills.

Ray has been a careers advisor since 1988 and has worked in a wide range of settings across the UK with the former Careers and Connexions Services, including high schools in the grant maintained and independent sectors, colleges of further education, prisons and with unemployed adults. 


Successful Futures newsletters

Please see below our new publication, Successful Futures.

Successful Futures is the school improvement newsletter of the Midland Academies Trust.

Edition 2, May 2016

MAT Newsletter May 2016

















Previous editions:

Edition 1, April 2016