This document includes our registration as a charitable company, the agreement to form this company, and a set of written rules about how we are bound to run the company. It is also held by Companies House.
The document describes the way in which our trustees and members conduct themselves as they go about their duties. This Code of Conduct was produced by the National Governance Association in November 2019, and has been adopted by the Leading Learning Trust. It includes references to both the Nolan Principles of public life and the Framework for Ethical Leadership in Education.
This document outlines the mechanisms we have in place to govern (i.e. guide, manage and control) our organisation, and how they operate. Separate Terms of Reference for each of the bodies are provided below, as is our Trust-wide Scheme of Delegation, which describes how these bodies work together.
Grow with us describes our trust, and what we can offer schools interested in joining our trust/partnering with us. Please do not hesitate to get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org, or, alternatively, by emailing our CEO, Emma Nicholls, on email@example.com. We look forward to hearing from you.
The attached document forms part of our Road Map, which guides our strategic decision making at the Leading Learning Trust. This document details our strategic goals, priorities and deliverables for the next 5 years, and guides our decision making and action across our trust. It was updated in July 2020.
This document lists the names and responsibilities of all our trustees and company members, as well as when they were appointed. It also provides a list of the people on the local governing committees of our schools, and when they were appointed.
This document provides a summary of the skills and experience of each of our trustees and members, as well as a photograph. It was last updated in October 2020.
This document provides a record of the attendance of all trustees at Trust Board meetings and is updated after every meeting. Trust Board meeting attendance is provided from September 2018; committee meeting records are from January 2019.
This document provides a list of minuted decisions taken/items agreed at every Trust Board meeting, and is regularly updated.
This document provides further details regarding the members and trustees – i.e. details of their work, their roles and employers (if applicable) – as well as any other relevant financial interests (if applicable). This document is reviewed termly at trust board meetings. This document was last updated in May 2020.
This download contains the directors' report and audited financial statements for the trust for the year ended August 2020.
This download contains the annual audited accounts and directors' report for the year ended 31 August 2019.
This download contains a copy of the audited accounts and annual report for the year ended 31 August 2018.
This document describes how the Trust Board structured. Its work is described in our Scheme of Delegation document below.
This document describes how the LGCs (local governing committees) of our schools will be structured. Their work is described in our Scheme of Delegation document below.
This document describes how the FARM (Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee) will be structured. Its work is described in our Scheme of Delegation document below.
In order to facilitate information flows between our various governance bodies, we have a system of Link Governors in place across the Trust. The way in which this works, and the various Link role descriptions, are described in this document.
This document describes how the Standards Improvement Committees (SICs) which operate at both our schools will be structured. Their work is described in our Scheme of Delegation document below.
This document outlines the terms of reference for our Pay Review Committee. Its work is described in the Scheme of Delegation document below.
This document lists the key areas of our governance and compliance work as a Trust, and describes who is in charge of decision-making/review in all areas. Our list of Trust and school policies and associated review schedule is held at school.
This document details the agreement between the Secretary of State for Education and the Trust, required in order for the Trust to operate.
This document is supplemental to the Master Funding Agreement, and details the arrangements for Selwyn Primary School.
This document is supplemental to the Master Funding Agreement, and details the arrangements for Portway Primary School.
This Deed of Variation, signed by the Secretary of State, contains Schedule 1 - the Amended Master Funding Agreement, Schedule 2 - the Amended Selwyn Supplemental Funding Agreement, and Schedule 3 - the Amended Portway Supplemental Funding Agreement, and is effective as at 29 March 2021.
This statement demonstrates how the trust has ensured that its use of public funds over the previous financial year has provided value for money.
This policy, a copy of which is also available on the Portway and Selwyn website, details the way in which the Trust ensures compliance with the Fair Funding Regulations 2002. It also outlines the way in which those covered can raise serious concerns.
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, our trust is required to explain how we make information about our organisation available to the public: this document explains how we do this, and is reviewed annually. It has been updated in January 2018 in order to ensure compliance with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations), which come into force in May 2018. We have also added our Data Protection Policy and Principles to this document, which has subsequently been further reviewed in November 2019.
This document describes in detail (a) the information that we make available, (b) where it can be found/how it can be requested and (c) any applicable charges. It is reviewed annually, and was last updated in November 2020.