E-ACT’s educational network is considerable. With such scope comes the requirement for robust structure and process.
E-ACT is a charitable company limited by guarantee. Our primary regulator is the Department for Education, and our charitable objects are set out in our Articles of Association.
For further information on how E-ACT is funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), please refer to our Master Funding Agreement which contains the supplemental funding agreements for our academies.
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Our Members are the guardians of the Trust and hold the Trust Board to account for the effective governance and purpose of the Trust.
Led by the Chair of the Board of Trustees Lord Jim Knight, the board is comprised of 8 independent volunteers chosen for their expertise and experience gained in a diverse range of industries in both the private and public sectors. In addition, E-ACT’s board also includes the Chief Executive who is an ex officio Trustee.
We also have six Members who hold the Trust Board to account for the effective Governance of the Trust. Our Members are essential to the integrity of our governance structure
For further information on our Trustees and Members, please see below.
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The Board of Trustees is supported by the Executive Leadership Team.
Led by Chief Executive Tom Campbell, the Executive Leadership Team is responsible for overseeing the implementation and delivery of organisational strategy as set by the Board of Trustees.
We are incredibly proud of our hardworking and diverse leadership team, spanning across both education and operational staff.
We’re delighted to work with an inspiring set of Headteachers for each of our 28 academies across England.
Our support network spans across the trust to give all of our academies the support they need to deliver exceptional education.
Tailored expertise is given to our academies from colleagues in functions such as:
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Our academies are represented by teams of E-ACT Ambassadors.
Our ambassador teams are made up of parents and community members who share a great passion for supporting and working with their academies.
‘As a working parent, being an academy ambassador is my way of giving back.’
Karen Hayns, Chair of E-ACT Ambassadors, Bourne End E-ACT Academy
Led by a chairperson, each team of E-ACT Ambassadors meets a minimum of once per term and has at least two parent ambassadors. The ambassadors work closely with headteachers and are supported by our education directors and trustees.
The role of the ambassadors is to collaborate and communicate with the local community and to celebrate our pupils’ achievements and the work of our academies.