Blessed Edward Bamber Catholic Multi Academy Trust

Governance Arrangements

The members of the Blessed Edward Bamber Catholic Multi Academy Trust, appointed on the 2nd July 2015, are:

  1. The Diocesan Bishop
  2. Lancaster Roman Catholic Diocesan Trust
  3. The Episcopal Vicar for Education and Formation

The members are responsible for the appointment of foundation directors, ensuring the Trust acts in accordance with its objectives and require the directors to call an Annual General Meeting.

The Board of Directors are listed on the website (click here to view Directors) and their remit and that of its committees forms part of the Financial Regulations which can be found on the Trust Policies page (click here to view policies).

The Standing Committees for the Trust are:

  • Audit and Risk
  • Ethos, Curriculum  and Standards
  • Finance Staffing and Premises
  • Pay
The Trust has two local governing bodies (LGBs) – one joint LGB for Christ the King and St. Cuthbert’s Catholic Academies and one LGB for St. Mary’s Catholic Academy. The Scheme of Delegation which outlines the responsibilities of governors and directors is available below.

Copies of agendas, associated papers and signed approved minutes of Full Board or Committee Meetings are available on request from:

Mrs Helen O’Neill
c/o St. Mary’s Catholic Academy,
St. Walburga’s Rd.,
Blackpool FY3 7EQ

Attendance of Directors at Board and Committee Meetings