Governance


The Trinity London Academy Trust is the proprietor of Trinity Academy. The Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England No. 07847013 and is an exempt charity.  The members of the Trust are Dennis Sewell, Laura Cumming and Elaine Thomas. The Trust's registered address is 9 Turret Grove, London SW40EX.

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Trinity Academy and the trustees are directors of the company.  The members may appoint up to seven trustees.  Parents with children at the school may elect two parent governors to the board. The Principal  is ex officio a member of the board, which itself may appoint (co-opt) further trustees. The Principal is the Trust's Accounting Officer.

Current Trustees


L. Cumming (Safeguarding), J. Le Fanu (SEND, Vice-Chairman), A. McCorkle (Parent Governor), Dr. C. Pyke, D. Sewell (Chairman), J. Sheridan (Chair F&A),  E. Thomas, Antony Faccinello (Principal). 

Clerk to the Trustees: R. Quayle.

Contact: trustees@trinityacademylondon.org

­Trinity Academy’s governing board was formally constituted between 14th and 17th February 2014 in accordance with newly adopted articles of association. Prior to that time the company was run by directors appointed at the time of the company’s incorporation in 2011. Those original directors continued as directors of the company and were appointed to the governing board. Their start of service on the governing board listed here was deemed to date from the constitution of the governing board in February 2014. Details of their appointment and history as directors can be found at Companies’ House. Trustees appointed by the members of the Trust are designated T below, those co-opted by the Board are designated B, while those elected by the parent body as an elected parent governors are designated E. 


Name

Date Appointed

Method of Appointment

Resigned


Roderick Blyth


14/02/14


T


10/10/19


David Cox


01/09/15


B


18/09/16

Laura Cumming

14/02/14

T



Gareth Davies


01/09/15


B


08/11/18

James Le Fanu

14/02/14

T


Dennis Sewell

14/02/14

T



Peter Stephens


17/09/15


T

 
31/08/18


James Symes


14/02/14


T


18/11/19

Ben Thompson

14/02/14

ex officio

29/01/20


Dr. Cameron Pyke

09/01/17

B



Elaine Thomas


 09/01/17

T

Maria Clayton

27/04/16

E

10/10/19 

Ash McCorkle

27/04/16

E


Antony Faccinello


13/12/19


ex officio





Role of the Trustees in outline


  • Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  • Holding the Principal and senior staff accountable for the educational performance of the school
  • Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent.


Sub-Committees of the Board


The board has established the following sub-committees to which it may from time to time delegate powers: Education (chaired by Laura Cumming), Finance & Audit (chaired by John Sheridan), Management (chaired by Dennis Sewell) and Admissions (chaired by Dennis Sewell).

Further information about the governance of the academy including Trinity’s funding agreement with the Secretary of State for Education, the Trust’s articles of association, financial statements and Trustees’ reports, and Trustees’ interests may be found by clicking on the appropriate link.