Effective governance is a key element to a successful school, and Local Academy Committees provide a vital connection to the community and to the Board of Trustees. With this in mind, LAAT is committed to promoting and supporting the development of effective Local Committees within the Trust. Through the Scheme of Delegation, each Local Committee is empowered to make decisions in the best interests of the children and community it serves. For a full breakdown of the powers and responsibilities delegated to Local Boards, please see the LAAT Scheme of Delegation.
The Scheme of Delegation sets out, in detail the Governance structure, appointment process and delegated powers and responsibilities of Local Committees.
To help the Board of Directors fulfil its core functions by:
“The Governing body still has the autonomy to work in the best interests of the school but has the support and back up of the trust when needed”