The Schools of the Mercian Trust work together under an over-arching structure of Governance.
The Board of Trustees sets the strategic direction of the Trust and holds the Executive Team to account. The Trustees have a responsibility to:
In addition, there is a Local Governing Body (LGB) for each School or Academy within the Mercian Trust. The core responsibility of each Local Governing Body is to:
We value the independence of each school, but that does not mean that schools will work in isolation from each other. Quite the contrary; we see ourselves as a family of schools with a strong commitment to each other’s success. We are stronger together and our day to day operation reflects this.
More details on our Governance Structures can be found in the documents you will find on this page:
Articles of Association (PDF)
Code of Governance (PDF)
Scheme of Delegation (PDF)
Terms of Reference (PDF)