Our School

Roles and responsibilities

Governance Level

Membership

Meetings

Responsibilities/Authorities

Reporting

References

Members

Candidates with suitable

background and skills will be identified and confirmed by the DofE based upon CV’s and experience

Minimum  1 per

year

  • To appoint/remove directors
  • To sign off financial statements and annual report
  • To change the articles

N/A

Articles

Board of Directors

Up to 9 directors appointed

by the members

c.6 meetings

per year

  • To ensure quality of educational provision
  • To challenge and monitor performance
  • To oversee management of finances and property
  • To ensure compliance w ith charity and
  • company law
  •  To ensure operation in accordance with funding agreement
  • To receive and approve finance procedures and regulations
  • To determine and approve corporate policy
  • To appoint, appraise and dismiss academy heads
  • To receive reports from finance committee,

LGBs and Audit and Risk Committee

  • To approve and remove members of LGB

Reports to members at AGM on progress for the year.

Financial statements and annual report

Terms of

Reference

Local Governing Bodies

Primary Sector maximum

12 members. Secondary Sector maximum 15 members. Must include:

  • Parent governors
  • Staff governors
  • A representative of the Trust

Additional attendees:

  • Executive Headteacher (or representative)
  • Trust Business
  • Manager (once each year)
  •  Directors as required

2 in first term

then termly

  • To support the vision of the Trust
  • To govern admissions/exclusions/complaints
  • To monitor and be accountable for standards
  • To act as critical friend to the Head
  • To represent the views of and engage w ith the local community
  • To liaise with Business Manager in setting the local budget
  • To authorise expenditure up to levels in finance manual
  • To monitor appoint/appraise/dismissal of school staff excluding Head
  • To oversee safeguarding procedures
  • To review and determine local policy
  • To visit the school

Reports to the Board of Directors through approved minutes

LGB Terms of

Reference

Our Schools

Synergy Multi-Academy Trust is made up of schools, both secondary and primary, from north Norfolk. The Trust was initially established by Reepham High School and College in 2015. Our vision is simple; for all of our schools to work together to provide teaching and learning of the highest quality and for all of them to provide an exceptional range of educational experiences and opportunities.

Our Schools

Synergy Multi-Academy Trust is made up of schools, both secondary and primary, from north Norfolk. The Trust was initially established by Reepham High School and College in 2015. Our vision is simple; for all of our schools to work together to provide teaching and learning of the highest quality and for all of them to provide an exceptional range of educational experiences and opportunities.