The Articles of Association are the formal instrument of governance for the Trust:

  • The Trust Board is responsible for determining and approving a scheme of delegation that delivers effective governance within and across the Trust.
  • The Trust has established a devolved model of governance which, in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation, is delivered through a formal committee structure.
  • The structure and terms of reference for each committee are provided below.

Articles of Association

Updated: 14/06/2024 281 KB

Schematic Overview of Governance

Updated: 14/09/2023 62 KB

Member Terms of Reference

Updated: 14/09/2023 139 KB

Trust Board Terms of Reference

Updated: 26/01/2024 134 KB

Local Governing Boards Terms of Reference

Updated: 14/09/2023 147 KB

Audit and Risk Committee

Updated: 14/09/2023 166 KB

Finance and Staffing Committee

Updated: 14/09/2023 157 KB

Governance Committee

Updated: 14/09/2023 114 KB

Education, Standards and Performance Committee

Updated: 25/06/2024 113 KB

TLA Equality and Diversity Survey: Trustees and Governors

Updated: 20/04/2023 551 KB

TLP Governance Standing Orders

Updated: 14/09/2023 136 KB

TLP Scheme of Delegation

Updated: 26/01/2024 237 KB
Updated: 14/09/2023 269 KB

The Trust Board reviews its scheme of delegation and committee terms of reference on a regular basis. 

The Chair of Trustees is Professor David Wootton CBE. Click on the link below to learn more about our Trustees, including the committees on which they are a member of - 

https://tlptrust.com/governance/trustees

 

 

 

Schedule of Trust Board and its Committees' Meetings 2023-2024 Academic Year

 

Date Year Time Meeting Location
Thursday 5th October  2023 13:30 TLP Board Meeting The Oaks Academy
Thursday 14th December 2023 13:30 TLP Board Meeting tbc 
Wednesday 20th March  2024 13:30 TLP Board Meeting tbc 
Thursday 18th July 2024 13:30 TLP Board Meeting tbc
Tuesday 28th November 2023 09:30 TLP Audit and Risk Committee Online
Wednesday 6th March 2024 09:30 TLP Audit and Risk Committee Online
Wednesday 3rd July 2024 09:30 TLP Audit and Risk Committee Online
Thursday 16th  November 2023 09:30 TLP Education Standards and Performance in-person : location tbc 
Thursday 14th March 2024 09:30 TLP Education Standards and Performance in-person : location tbc 
Thursday 23rd May  2024 09:30 TLP Education Standards and Performance in-person : location tbc 
Thursday 28th September 2023 09:30 TLP Finance and Staffing Committee  Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive
Thursday 23rd November 2023 09:30 TLP Finance and Staffing Committee  Knutsford Academy, Bexton Road
Thursday 22nd February 2024 09:30 TLP Finance and Staffing Committee  Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive
Thursday 27th June 2024 09:30 TLP Finance and Staffing Committee  Knutsford Academy, Westfield Drive
Thursday 19th October 2023 09:30 TLP Governance Committee Online
Thursday 16th May 2024 09:30 TLP Governance Committee Online
Thursday 14th December 2023 11:30 TLP Members AGM Meeting tbc 
Thursday 16th May  2024 11:30 TLP Members Summer Meeting Online

 

Minutes from board meetings

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Additional Information

Updated: 22/11/2022 66 KB

Attendance Academic Year 2022/2023

Name No. of Board Meetings No. Attended
David Wootton 4 4
Andy Pear 4 3
Robert Armstrong 4 4
Martin Ashcroft 4 4
Sharon Dempsey 4 4
Robin McCluney 4 4
Claire Thompson 4 3
     
     
     

 

Name No. of Audit and Risk Committee Meetings No. Attended
Sharon Dempsey 3 3
Martin Ashcroft 3 3
Andy Pear 3 3

 

Name No. of Finance and Staffing Committee Meetings No. Attended
Robert Armstrong 3 3
Martin Ashcroft 3 2
Robin McCluney 3 3

 

Name No. of Governance Committee Meetings No. Attended
Sharon Dempsey 2 2
David Wootton 2 2
Andy Pear 2 0