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Altarnun Primary School

Altarnun Primary School

Egloskerry Primary School

Egloskerry Primary School

Launceston Primary School

Launceston Primary School

Atlantic Academy

Atlantic Academy

Bideford College

Bideford College

Launceston College

Launceston College

The Ilfracombe Academy

The Ilfracombe Academy

Pool Academy

Pool Academy

Camborne Science & International Academy

Camborne Science & International Academy

Governance Structure

 

The governance structure is set out as follows:

Members

The members are akin to the shareholders of a company. They have ultimate control over the academy Trust, with the ability to appoint some of the trustees and the right to amend the Trust’s articles of association.

Trustees

The trustees are responsible for the same three core governance functions performed by the governing body in a maintained school: setting the direction, holding the headteacher to account and ensuring financial probity. Academy trusts are charitable companies and the trustees are company directors and must comply with company law requirements.

Local Governors

Individuals who sit on local governing bodies (LGBs) are referred to as ‘local governors’. The Primary Cluster is a combined Governing Body, formed by Altarnun Primary School, Egloskerry Primary School and Launceston Primary School; each school has two parent representatives and a staff representative.

This is because trustees can delegate governance functions to the local level. Trustees have complete discretion over what is delegated to each LGB.

There are direct channels of communication between the Chair of Trustees and the LGB chair and central services. The Trust Governance Officer co-ordinates the various Boards and will hold contact details for all local governors of schools within the Trust.

Accounting Officer

Name: Benjamin Parnell

From: 1st June 2022

Chief Financial Officer 

Name: Shirley Si Ahmed

From: 1st September 2022