The governance and leadership of the Trust work together to ensure that services and expertise are provided effectively to each of the academies.
The members of the Trust are the ‘guardians’ of the governance of the Trust. They have a number of statutory rights and responsibilities that are set out in the Academy Trust’s Articles of Association. They meet at least once a year and receive an annual report from the Trustees and the CEO on the Academy Trust’s performance. A summary of their roles and who they are is set out under ‘Policies’.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees have an active role in monitoring and determining strategy for all aspects of Discovery MAT’s performance. Trustees are governed by the ‘constitution’ of the Aacdemy Trust, the Articles of Association specifying the objects, powers, composition of the Trustees and how they conduct business. Our Trustees have a wide range of experience and skills, both within and outside of the education sector, which allow them to govern the Trust to a high standard. They are responsible for ensuring that out academies are affective.
If you would like to find out more information with regards to becoming a Member or Trustee with Discovery MAT, please contact [email protected]
If you would like to contact the Board of Trustees, please get in touch with the Governance Professional, Abby George via [email protected] or alternatively contact the Discovery MAT Central Office on 01752 706361.
LOCAL ADVISORY BOARD
The Trust has a central Local Advisory Board (LAB) which operates across all three of our academies, allowing the LAB to have greater scope for comparison, challenge and enabling effective sharing of good practice at school level. The LAB review and monitor our academies to ensure the best outcomes for all of our children. For further information about the LAB’s delegated powers and responsibilities please see ‘Committee Terms of Reference’.
If you would like to contact the LAB, please do so via [email protected]
SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Our Senior Leadership team is made up of the CEO, Heads of School, Trust Safeguarding & Inclusion Lead and Trust Teaching & Learning Lead. The team ensures that every pupil can thrive in a supportive and inclusive environment and that they are able to access learning opportunities in order to prepare them for their next stages in life.