Stoke Park School is a member of The Futures Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, a limited company and a charitable company registered in England and Wales. The trust's company number is 8678162. Stoke Park School and The Futures Trust is authorized by The Secretary of State for Education and regulated by The Department of Education. The company is bound by the provisions of its Funding Agreement and the Education (Independent School Standards) (England) Regulations 2010.
The MAT is one legal entity, a charitable company limited by guarantee.
There are three levels of Governance:
1. Members, who agree articles which define the charitable purpose and how the MAT will run, appoint Trustees and remove if necessary, sign off company accounts and annual report and hold the Board of Trustees to account.
2. A Board of Trustees (Directors) who have ultimate responsibility for running each academy and will deal with the strategic running of the MAT. The Board delegates day-to-day running of each academy to a Local Governing Body (LGB). The level of delegation can be different for each academy. Accountability always remains with the Board of Trustees.
3. A Local Governing Body who have powers delegated by the Board of Trustees to oversee the day to day running of each academy.
Annual funding is allocated to each academy on an individual basis. The MAT is a single employer, sharing procurement and resources across the group.
The Futures Trust Members
The Futures Trust Board of Trustees
Local Governing Body
The Futures Trust’s Register of Interests captures relevant business and pecuniary interests of members, trustees and local governors of academies within the Multi-Academy Trust.
In order to set up The Futures Trust, a number of legal documents are put in place between the Trustees and The Secretary of State for Education.
A copy of the school's Supplementary Funding Agreement can be found below.
Other legal documents can be found on the Trust's website at www.thefuturestrust.org.uk
The Trust's Registered Office is:
President Kennedy School
Tel: 024 7666 1416
Stoke Park Leadership team consists of SLT, Heads of Subject and Heads of Houses. The Leadership team are responsible for establishing the school’s educational direction and vision, its goals and priorities. All members have significant responsibility for embedding appropriate strategies and resources, to enable us to achieve our vision.
We work in a collaborative and highly supportive way and understand the importance of building good relationships with learners and families.
Executive Head Teacher: Peter Thomas
Deputy Head Teacher: Nick Palmer and Christian Mba
Assistant Head Teachers: Nick Bowater, Angelina Lynch, Gemma Duffy, Caroline Kirk, Ann-Marie Smith and David Young
Head of English: Alice Byrne
Director of English: Natalie Rock
Director of Maths: Zohra Dhanani
Head of Science: Imran Jamal
Director of Science: Clair Birch
Head of Humanities: Gurpreet Virdee
Director of Humanities: Julie Bircher
Head of Music : Louise Kennedy
Head of Drama: Beth Clarke
Head of Art, Design & Technology: Daljit Jandu
Head of Health & Social Care: Shabnam Ali
Head of Modern Foreign Languages: Jacqueline Parsons Moore
Head of Business Studies: Matthew Vaughan
Head of Physical Education: Laura Redpath
Head of ICT and Computer Science: Kulwant Bal
Head of Learning Support: Debby Mountford
Head of Hearing Support: Penny Wakefield
Head of Lynx House : Helen Pinder
Head of Eagle House: Joe Salisbury
Head of Phoenix House: Cecile Hot
Head of Griffin House: Hannah Ogden
Head of Post-16: Matt James