The information on governance included here supplements that described in the Trustees' Report and in the Statement of Trustees' Responsibilities.  The Board of Trustees has formally met six times during the reporting period.  Attendance during the year at meetings of the Board of Trustees was as follows:

Trustee Meetings attended Out of a possible
Ven Dr D Jenkins 6 6
Mrs J Sheat 6 6
Mr T Brooke 4 6
Mrs F Hotston Moore 4 6
Revd R Hinsley 5 6
Mr A Gourlay 4 6
Mrs C Robinson 4 6


The Board of Trustees meet six times a year.  Trustees also held a strategic away day on 26 July 2017 to review the second year of operation and to plan for the future.  Trustees hold such an event annually.

The Finance and Audit Committee is a sub-committee of the main Board of Trustees.  It meets seven times a year and its purpose is to take a strategic view on the forward planning of MAT finances, make recommendations to the Board on the financial sustainability of prospective schools, monitor income and expenditure and consider financial risks and audit recommendations.

Attendance at meetings in the year was as follows:

Trustee Meetings attended Out of a possible
Mrs F Hotston Moorre 7 7
Mr A Gourlay 7 7
Revd R Hinsley 4 7
Mr T Brooke 5 7