The role of the governing board is to:
Furness Education Trust comprises of five members, nine Trustee and four co-opted Trustees at Trust level.
Members are responsible for appointing and removing Trustees and hold Trust Board to account for implementing the agreed strategy.
Trustees have ultimate responsibility for the running of all academies across the MAT. Trustees are responsible for the strategic oversight of the management of the Trust and also appoint the CEO and the CFO and hold them to account as well.
The authority for running each academy remains with the Headteacher and Local Academy Committee, as detailed above. This authority is defined in the scheme of delegation.
More information about the Trust governance structure can be found here.