Governance Structure

Please see a diagram of our governance structure below, and a list of Members and Trust Board members.

The Trust Board have established four Committees and one Sub-Committee.  These are listed below along with each Committee's key purpose and Terms of Reference:

Teaching and Standards Committee - to monitor and provide challenge to The Executive and Principals about the quality of teaching & learning and the outcomes of students across the Trust.   To make the Trust aware of any barriers to maximising learning opportunities for SPA students.

Terms of Reference

Finance, Audit, Estates & Maintenance Committee - to ensure that the CEO and Director of Business and Finance and the academies are operating within the parameters of the Funding Agreements and Academies Financial Handbook with a particular responsibility on Audit, Finance, Maintenance and Estates matters and providing value for money.

Terms of Reference

Estates & Maintenance Sub-Committee - The Sub-Committee reports to the Finance, Audit, Maintenance & Estates Committee and has strategic oversight of all issues relating to estates and maintenance, including health and safety.

Terms of Reference

Leadership, Management and HR Committee - to enable strong leadership to develop best practice across the Trust.

Terms of Reference

Growth and Business Development Committee - to enable the CEO and the Director of Business and Finance to create and implement a Strategic Plan for the Trust and support the ongoing development of the Trust.

Terms of Reference

Members and Board of Trustees

Members:

Mark Nash

Chair

Clare Tunnicliffe

Corporate SDBE Member; Foundation

John Nutt

Member

Lorna Wilkinson

Member

Wendy Ivess-Mash

Member

Trust Board:

John Nutt

Chair of Trust Board

Clare Tunnicliffe

Foundation

Angela Reeves

Foundation

Vacancy

Foundation

Vacancy

Trustee

Nigel Beckett

Trustee

David Powell

Trustee

Jane Mackay

Foundation

Sujata McNab

Trustee