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 12 times during the 2020/21 academic year, for four full board meetings and  eight extraordinary meetings. Attendance during the year at meetings of the board of trustees was as follows:

Mr A A Chohan – 9 of 12 meetings attended.
Mrs T Patel – 11 of 12 meetings attended.
Mr I Bhika – 12 of 12 meetings attended.
Mr D Mole – 11 of 12 meetings attended.
Mr Stuart Broster (Appointed 13/07/20) - 12 of 12 meeting attended.
Mr M Sardar (Parent) – 10 of 12 meetings attended.
Miss L McCaffrey – 10 of 12 meetings attended.
Mr I Kala – 8 of 12 meetings attended.
Mrs Sheryl Cardwell (Appointed 13/07/20) - 8 of 12 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: governance.services@bolton.gov.uk