Governance

The legal Governing Body of all academies in the Harmony Trust is the Trust Board itself.

Members of the Trust are directly responsible for appointing the Trustees.

The Trust Board maintains direct responsibility and accountability directly to the Secretary of State and the Department for Education in London.

The Members and the Trust Board have 2 committees & a forum structure as below in each academy.

  • the Finance and Audit & Risk committee
  • the Standards committee and Pay & Performance committee. Each individual academy has an advocate on the Board, who knows their academy very well.

Each academy has in place a:-

  • Academy Staff Forum
  • Academy Parents Forum
  • Academy Pupil Forum / Council

These groups are made up of representatives who give key stakeholders of the academy a forum to discuss issues, voice ideas to support the academy and share successes and areas for development.