The Board of Directors is the key strategic decision-making body for the Trust and it is their role to set the overall strategic framework for the Multi-Academy Trust and to ensure all statutory duties are met. The Board is responsible for ensuring that there is a medium to long-term vision for its future and that there is a robust process in place for achieving its aims.
The Board of Trustees of Swift Academies is required to approve a governance structure for the Trust which must be:
- Compliant with DfE requirements, company and charity law
- Scalable and so adaptable to growth or change within SWIFT Academies
- Reviewed annually by the Trustees