Summary Statement of Scheme of Delegation


Scheme of Delegation February 2017



Key Bodies:

  • Board of Trustees
  • St Leonard’s Catholic School Governing Body
  • St Leonard’sGoverning Body Committees

The Board of Trustees and Governing Body will operate in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation and “Governance Decision Planner” appendix 3, which indicates decision making responsibilities and the need to keep relevant bodies informed of actions taken.

The Board of Trustees delegates to the Governing Body of St Leonard’s the work of monitoring and overseeing the operation of the school. This is in accordance with the principle of subsidiarity.

The key committees of the Governing Body will continue to operate within their current Terms of Reference while St Leonard’s remains as the only school in the MAT.

These Committees are:

  • Resources Committee
  • Achievement and Wellbeing Committee

Other committees of the Governing Body are convened as necessary. These are:

  • Admissions
  • Appeals
  • Capability
  • Pay Review
  • Personnel

Levels of financial responsibility, including expenditure limits, remain as those set by the Governing Body.