The Evolve Trust a charitable company limited by guarantee.
The trustees/directors are responsible for ensuring the charitable company achieves its objectives, as well as compliance with charity and company law and the academy trust’s funding agreement.
The Evolve Trust is also a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) which is a single legal entity with its board of trustees is accountable for a number of academies in its chain. The academies in the Evolve Trust family are:
• The Brunts Academy – an 11-18 school
• The Beech Academy – an 11-19 special school
• The Bramble Academy – a 3-11 school
This means that an additional layer of governance is possible through the delegation of governance functions to scrutiny boards with representatives from each academy and trust board. The diagram below demonstrates this structure: