Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Our trustees oversee the strategy and direction of the trust and ensure that the professional staff work in the best interests of the charity.

In addition to their scheduled meetings the trustees regularly meet on special projects and to provide advice and guidance to the Executive Headteacher, Heads of School, and other senior staff.

The current Trustees are:

Appointment Details, Attendance Records and Register of Interests

The appointment details, attendance records and register of interest for our current Trustees can be found in this PDF and details about resignations and retirements are available here.

Standards Committee

Standards Committee

Membership

A minimum of four Trustees appointed by the Board of Trustees.  The current Chair of the Committee is Alistair Gray. 

Duties

  • Monitor progress towards the Trust’s strategic plan.
  • Approve, monitor and evaluate Academy improvement plans.
  • Monitor pupil performance data.
  • Monitor overall effectiveness of leadership and management across the Trust.
  • Review quality of teaching and learning.
  • Consider the curriculum and any proposed changes.
  • Monitor pupil attendance, punctuality, exclusions and behaviour.
  • Review and monitor the Trust’s policies for collective worship, religious education and sex and relationship education.
  • Dialogue with pupils, students, parents/carers and other stakeholders.
  • Evaluate use of Pupil Premium and Sports/PE funding and impact across the Trust.

Reporting

Reports to board of trustees through reports at meetings and approved minutes.

Governed by

Terms of reference.

Meetings

Three per year.

Finance and Audit Committee

Finance and Audit Committee

Membership

A minimum of four Trustees appointed by the Board of Trustees.  The current Chair of the Committee is SJ Davis.

Duties

  • Monitoring the Trust’s finances and making recommendations to the Board.
  • Overseeing staffing, well-being and safeguarding.
  • Monitoring Health and Safety and premises/grounds.
  • Monitoring fixed assets.
  • Risk management, internal control and value for money.
  • Overseeing the effectiveness of internal and external audit and making recommendation to the Board on their appointment.
  • Overseeing the Trust’s policies on fraud, irregularity, anti-bribery and Whistleblowing.

Reporting

Reports to board of trustees through reports at meetings and approved minutes.

Governed by

Terms of reference.

Meetings

Three per year.