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Board and Committee Remit

Oversight and Scrutiny


Our schools are overseen by a central Trust Board.  All Governors and Directors are selected for the range of skills and expertise they bring to help realise our vision and values in the Omnia Learning Trust academies and to ensure effective strategic leadership and management. Terms of office are four years.


The Trust Board delegates certain responsibilities for oversight and scrutiny to the Operations Committee and to the Quality of Education and Safeguarding Committee.

Members Remit 


Vision and outcomes: Overseeing the achievement of the objectives of the company including pupil outcomes


Trust Board Remit


  • Strategy and performance: Set the strategic improvement priorities of the Trust and scrutinise the performance of the Trust
  • Admissions: Ensure that the Trust complies with the Admissions Code at all times
  • Public Relations: Promote partnership working and shared approaches
  • Compliance:  Observe all statutory and contractual obligations; EFA, DfE, HMRC, Companies House, Charities Law, AFH, Accounts directions etc.


Operations Committee Remit


  • Financial monitoring: Keep the Omnia Learning Trust’s budget and finance schemes under regular review and ensure that spending represents good value for money and have an impact on academy priorities
  • Compliance: Ensure financial and procedural compliance with the Academies Handbook and Funding Agreements including reporting to the EFA
  • Premises: Oversee and review the maintenance of academy premises, and equipment,  resources and ensure they match the requirements of the academies’ priorities
  • Risk management: establish a risk management framework and intervene quickly and effectively when required
  • Audit:  Appoint internal and external audit officers (Responsible Officer) and respond to their audit findings and recommendations
  • Human Resources: Advise on legal requirements and procedures relating to Trust employment matters and pay
  • Health and Safety: Ensure that the Trust complies with statutory requirements for the management of Health and Safety in each academy


Quality of Education and Safeguarding Committee Remit


  • Performance: Scrutinise attainment, attendance and welfare of all children, highlighting vulnerable children and other groups of pupils in reference to Department for Education, local and national benchmarks
  • Safeguarding and Child Protection: Promote an exceptionally safe and vigilant culture and review child protection and safeguarding processes and ensure recommendations are followed by each Academy
  • Special Educational and Physical Needs: Review the SEND systems in each academy and ensure compliance to the SEND code of practice
  • Trust wide development and collaboration: Work across academies on Teaching and Learning, recruitment and retention, internal monitoring and audits, CPD, ICT and other projects
  • Stakeholder engagement: Develop Trust wide marketing and communication strategies and monitor the effectiveness of the complaints policy and procedures


Contact the Omnia Learning Trust


If you would like more information about the Omnia Learning Trust, please get in touch. 


The address for correspondence with the Trust Board is:

Omnia Learning Trust | 57 Colne Road | Twickenham| TW2 6QF


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57 Colne Road, Twickenham,

London, TW2 6QF

Company registration no. 08346116.

Registered offices: 57 Colne Road, Twickenham, TW2 6QF

Registered in England and Wales