Governance Arrangements

Leadership and Governance in ASSET an Education Trust

Layers of Governance

Founding Members

People who represent different aspects of the communities that we serve


Trustees selected for their skills, experience and expertise covering all areas of the trust’s work

Board Committees

Audit & Risk, Education, Finance, Operations and Remuneration - formed of trustees (majority), specialist local governors, school leaders, external consultants with specific expertise to contribute

Area Governance Committees

Trustee led, formed of Chairs and Vice Chairs of Governors from every ASSET school

Individual school Local Governing Bodies

Local governors with expertise to bring, clearly defined roles, focused on the school experience for pupils and parents, the unique local offer and strategic vision for the school, creating and maintaining the highest standards and outcomes for pupils in the school. Governors have high involvement and good level of knowledge and understanding of the school