Governance

As a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), our schools are joined as a single legal entity: Endeavour Academy Trust. We are a company limited by guarantee and an exempt charity. We have one shared governance and leadership structure:

The Members

Our 'Members' act as Trust ambassadors. New Members are appointed by a unanimous resolution by existing Members. They have a number of statutory rights, including the ability to appoint and remove trustees, amend the trust's Articles of Association subject to DfE approval and to appoint external auditors.

Over the past 12 months, the Members of Endeavour Academy Trust have been:

Name

Date of Appointment

Date of Resignation

Jane Rogers

01/11/2012

N/A

Alexis Georgiou

14/05/2014

N/A

Katharine Adlard 23/10/2017

N/A

Tanya Lord

21/12/2017 29/10/2018
Sarah Searle-Barnes

21/12/2017

N/A

Bianca Ambrose-Oji

10/09/2019 N/A

 

The Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is responsible to the Members and has responsibilities for the trust's strategic management. Its duty is to manage the trust's affairs, ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory duties and assume the responsibility of employer. All of our trustees have a duty to act within the trust's objectives and powers, without conflict of interests and without personal benefit.

The trust's Chief Executive Officer is an ex-officio trustee. All other trustees are appointed by the Members (see above) and have a 4-year term of office.

Over the past 12 months, the trustees of Endeavour Academy Trust have been:

Name

Date of Appointment

Date of Resignation

Term of Office

Jane Rogers (Chair)

01/11/2012

N/A

31/10/2020

Graeme Guthrie (Vice Chair)

08/06/2017

N/A

07/06/2021

Shirley Clarke (Chief Executive Officer)

21/05/2019 N/A N/A

Barbara Daykin (Chief Executive Officer)

01/11/2012

22/04/2019

N/A

Tom Sanday

13/03/2013

N/A

10/03/2021

Rebecca Williams 13/12/2016 12/05/2019 N/A
Caroline Arnold 17/07/2017 08/10/2018 N/A
Mehjabeen Patrick 17/09/2017 N/A 16/09/2021
Ian Mckay 02/04/2019 N/A 02/04/2023
David Haydock 20/06/2019 N/A 20/06/2023

 

Summary of relevant business and pecuniary interests of Members and Trustees at Endeavour Academy Trust as declared June 2019

Name

Business Interests

Trustee or Governorships

Any Other Potentially Relevant Interest

Katharine Adlard

Member

Employee, PwC (Accounting firm) None None

Sarah Searle-Barnes

Member

None Governor at Orchard secondary school None

Alexis Georgiou

Member

None Governor at Henbury secondary school None

Jane Rogers

Member & Trustee (Chair)

Employee, Osborne Clarke Legal Practice

Trustee at Western College Trust

Trustee at Broad Plain House (Highbury Mission)

None

Shirley Clarke

(CEO)

Endeavour Academy Trust, member of staff

None

None

Tom Sanday

Trustee

None

None

Helen Sanday (Wife) - member of the

Senior Leadership Team

at Little Mead Primary Academy

Graeme Guthrie

Trustee

Partner, Livox LLP

Director/shareholder, C Squared Property Developments Ltd

Director, C Squared Property Developments (Chippenham) Ltd

Director, C Squared Property Developments (Bath) Ltd

Director, East Mon Holdings Ltd

None None

Mehjabeen Patrick

Trustee

Director, Creative Gold Productions Ltd

Director, Blue Bear Film & Television Ltd

Company Secretary, South West Screen

Director, Ifeatures Ltd

External Member of the Council,

University of Gloucestershire

None

Ian Mckay

Director, Impact Partners (UK)

none none

David Haydock

Director, SHR Finance Ltd

none none

 

Endeavour Academy Trust Board Attendance Register 2018/2019

Name

Term 1

Term 2

 Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Jane Rogers (Chair)

attended

attended

attended attended attended attended

Tom Sanday

attended

apologies attended attended attended attended

Barbara Daykin

attended

attended attended attended    

Shirley Clarke

        attended attended

Rebecca Williams

apologies

attended attended apologies    

David Haydock

        attended attended
Graeme Guthrie (Vice Chair)

attended

attended apologies attended attended attended
Mehjabeen Patrick

apologies

attended attended apologies apologies apologies

Ian McKay

      attended attended attended

 

Endeavour Academy Trust Finance Committee Attendance Register 2018/2019

Name

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

 Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Tom Sanday (Trustee, Chair)

attended

attended

attended attended attended attended

Barbara Daykin (CEO)

attended

attended

attended attended    

Shirley Clarke (CEO)

        attended attended

 Tom Lewis-White (CFO)

attended

attended

attended      

Jane Rogers (Trustee, Chair of the Board)

attended

attended

attended attended attended attended
Mehjabeen Patrick (Trustee) apologies

attended

attended

attended

attended attended

Graeme Guthrie (Trustee)

apologies attended attended attended attended apologies

Ian Mckay (Trustee)

        attended attended

David Haydock (Trustee)

          attended

Stephanie Root (FC member & HCPA Co-Chair)

        attended attended

 

Endeavour Academy Trust HR Committee Attendance Register 2018/2019

Name

Term 2

Term 4

Term 6

Rebecca Williams (Trustee, Chair)

attended

cancelled - FC and HRC merged

Graeme Guthrie

attended

cancelled - FC and HRC merged

Jane Rogers

attended

cancelled - FC and HRC merged

Tom Sanday

attended

cancelled - FC and HRC merged

Mejabeen Patrick

apologies

cancelled - FC and HRC merged

The Local Governing Bodies

Each Local Governing Body has an individual academy remit, which enables it to focus on the performance and scrutiny of teaching and learning; student behaviour, attendance, safety and wellbeing; and stakeholder engagement. The Chair of each Local Governing Body reports to the Board of Trustees to ensure a constant line of communication.

For details of current local governing body membership, including business and pecuniary interest as well as meeting attendance information, please see the governance section of the relevant academy website.

Federation Committees

The Board of Trustees has elected to delegate some of its decision-making authority to two committees: the HR Committee and the Finance Committee. Each committee's Chair must be a trustee, who reports back to the Board on the committee's activity. Each federation committee must comprise a majority of trustees over non-trustees.

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