The levels of governance:
The Members are the custodians of Create Partnership Trust, ensuring that its vision and values are reflected in all its work.
The Board of Directors (Trustees) is the accountable body for the Trust.
Local Advisory Boards are responsible for monitoring the progress of their school’s improvement plan.
As custodians of the Trust, the Members, ensure that its vision and values are reflected in all its work.
Their role is predominantly to:
Agree and amend the Articles of Association
Appoint and remove Members and Directors (Trustees)
Hold the Directors to account for the discharge of their duties
There is no formal Chair.
The Members meet twice per year with the Board of Directors and again, separately, if they need to make individual decisions. One Member is also a Director (Trustee).
As the accountable body for the Trust, the role of the Board of Directors (or Trustees) is to:
Ensure clarity of vision and ethos
Determine the Trust’s strategic priorities
Hold the executive to account for the educational performance of the schools (including the staff) and their pupils
Oversee the financial performance of the Trust and ensure its money is well spent
Allocate the school budgets
Agree curriculum statements for the Trust and each school as necessary
Agree Trust-wide policies in line with its values and vision
Be responsible for child safeguarding across the Trust
Appoint the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher for each of its schools
Review the performance and pay of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Headteachers of each school
Approve the Trust pay policy
There are currently seven Trustees in post. The full Board normally meets four times per year, including twice with Members. The Chair and Vice Chair are appointed by the Board of Directors.
The Trust also has a Finance and Resources Committee, an Audit Committee, a Scrutiny Committee and a Pay Committee.
Local Advisory Boards
The governance of Create Partnership Trust by its Board of Directors (Trustees) is assisting the transition of each school from its former Governing Body to a Local Advisory Board (LAB). Conway's LAB will be set up in the 2020/2021 academic year.
For more information on our Local Advisory Boards and Create Partnership Trust's Members and Trustees please click here to be redirected to the Create Partnership Trust website.