- Each Academy has its own local Academy Council of up to 11 representatives.
- A majority of governors will be Trust appointees. Each Academy Council is drawn from members of the local community, staff and parents.
- Each Academy Council undertakes responsibilities on behalf of the Trust, e.g. to set and monitor the budget, to set and monitor pupil achievement targets, to monitor the quality of the curriculum and pupil progress and monitor policies and procedures, including statutory compliance matters.