Board of Trustees

Our Governance Structure ensures there are clear reporting lines and explicit requirements to ensure probity, good governance and outstanding performance.

Trustees focus on three core functions of governance: Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction; Holding the Principal to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; Overseeing and ensuring effective financial performance

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The Nolan Principles.

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Governance and Senior Leadership Structure.

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Register of Business and Pecuniary Interests.

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Scheme of Delegation.

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Scheme of Financial Delegation & Authorities.

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The board of trustees formally met 8 times during the 2021/22 academic year, for five full board meetings and three extraordinary meetings. Attendance during the year at meetings of the baord of trustees was as follows:

Mr A A Chohan – 7 of 8 meetings attended.
Mrs T Patel – 7 of 8 meetings attended.
Mr I Bhika – 6 of 8 meetings attended.
Mr D Mole – 7 of 8 meetings attended.
Mr Stuart Broster (Resigned 18/07/22) - 7 of 8 meeting attended.
Mr M Sardar (Parent) – 7 of 8 meetings attended.
Miss L McCaffrey – 4 of 8 meetings attended.
Mr I Kala (Resigned 24/05/22) – 3 of 5 meetings attended.
Mrs Sheryl Cardwell (Resigned 16/06/22) - 3 of 6 meeting attended.

If you wish to contact a member of our Board of Trustees or communicate with them, you should mark your correspondence as ‘Private & Confidential’ and: Write to 'Clerk to The Trustees' c/o The Olive Tree Primary School, Adelaide Street, Bolton, BL3 3NY or Email: