Connect Schools Academy Trust... Powering Learning

Towncourt Lane, BR5 1EL

01689 821716

ceo@csat.org.uk

Trust in numbers

Four pre-schools
and four schools

30

languages

2300

on roll

13%

EAL

350

staff

5%

FSM

Higher Paid Staff

The number of employees whose employees benefits (excluding employer pension costs) exceeded £100,000 as per accounts for the year ended 31st August 2020:

 

£100,001 - £110,000       -    0

- 

£110,001 - £120,000       -    1

Connect Board of Trustees (last updated September 2021)

Name

Category

Attendance at Board of Trustee meetings for academic year 2020/21

Appointment date

Term of office expiry date

Appointed by

Andrea Carter

Trustee & CEO

7 out of a possible 7

01/09/13

N/A

N/A

Sandra Clements

Independent Trustee

5 out of a possible 7

08/12/19

07/12/23

Connect Academy Trust Members

Brendan Collins

Independent Trustee

N/A

21/07/21

20/07/25

Connect Academy Trust Members

Devinia Curtis

Independent Trustee

5 out of a possible 7

17/06/20

16/06/24

Connect Academy Trust Members

Scott George

Independent Trustee

7 out of a possible 7

13/06/18

12/06/22

Connect Academy Trust Members

Sue Hannay

Independent Trustee

6 out of a possible 7

01/09/20

31/08/24

Connect Academy Trust Members

Naureen Khalid

Independent Trustee

6 out of a possible 7

11/01/18

10/01/22

Connect Academy Trust Members

William Mitchell

Independent Trustee

Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees

6 out of a possible 7

11/01/18

10/01/22

Connect Academy Trust Members

Scott Pinder

Independent Trustee

Chair of the Board of Trustees

7 out of a possible 7

19/09/21

18/09/25

Connect Academy Trust Members

Jo-Anne Penn

Independent Trustee

5 out of a possible 7

16/12/19

15/12/23

      Connect Academy Trust Members

Marie Powell

Independent Trustee

7 out of a possible 7

16/12/19

15/12/23

     Connect Academy Trust Members

 

Connect Trust Members (Last updated September 2021)

Name

Position

Appointment date

Attendance

at meetings for academic year 2021/21

Appointed by

David Figg

Member

22/11/2017

1 of 1

Members of Connect Schools Academy Trust

Peter Goodwin

Member

1/9/2016

1 of 1

Members of Connect Schools Academy Trust

Leigh Sims

Member

1/9/2016

1 of 1

Members of Connect Schools Academy Trust

Scott Pinder

Member

16/9/2018

1 of 1

Members of Connect Schools Academy Trust

Connect Schools Academy Trust: Register of Interests Declarations

2020/2021 academic year (updated April2021)

Name

 

Position

Nature of Interest

Immediate / close family declarations

Date declaration made

Andrea Carter

CEO

 

Employed by Connect Schools Academy Trust

 

The site manager employed at River Mill is the husband of a friend

07/09/2020

Sandra Clements

 

 

Trustee

ISI occasional work (Inspector of Private Schools)

None

21/09/2020

 

Devinia Curtis

 

Trustee

None

None

04/11/2020

David Figg

 

Member

None

None

22/09/2020

Amanda Frost

 

Compliance Officer (Part Time)

Employed by Connect Schools Academy Trust

 

Madeleine Frost - employed by the Crofton Schools Breakfast and After School Club

28/10/2020

Scott George

Trustee

Raglan Primary School Governor

Raglan Voluntary Fund Trustee

 

None

28/09/2020

Wendy Giles

 

Executive Head Teacher

Employed by Connect Schools Academy Trust

 

None

11/11/2020

Peter Goodwin

Member

 

None

None

21/09/2020

Sue Hannay

 

Trustee

None

None

17/09/2020

Naureen Khalid

Trustee

 

Chair of Governors, Newstead Wood School for Girls

 

Chair of the Governing Body, Crofton Infant School & Crofton Junior School

 

Invigilator, Harris Academy Orpington

 

Governor trainer, Octavia

 

Governor, Cage Green Governing Body

None

30/09/2020

William Mitchell

Trustee

Chair of the Governing Body, Valley Primary School

Director at BDO LLP. My company provides, free of charge, its risk management software, Rhiza, to the Trust

Cathryn Mitchell (wife) JUSB

12/11/2020

Scott Pinder

Trustee and Member

Governor at a Trust School (Cage Green)

 

None

29/09/2020

Jo-Anne Penn

 

 

Trustee

Vice Chair, Downsview Community School

None

28/09/2020

Marie Powell

Trustee

 

Chancery Education Trust – Trustee, current

 

 

None

20/09/2020

Reshma Rao

Finance Controller

Employed by Connect Schools Academy Trust

Treasurer, Raglan Voluntary Fund

09/09/2020

Leigh Sims

Member

 

None

None

02/11/2020

Annette Wilson

Finance Manager

Employed by Connect Schools Academy Trust

None

07/09/2020

 

Connect Audit and Risk Committee (Last updated September 2021)

Member

Category

Attendance

at meetings for academic year 2020/21

Andrea Carter

CEO

3 out of a possible 3

Devinia Curtis

Member of the committee

3 out of a possible 3

Robert Girling

Member of the committee

2 out of a possible 2

Naureen Khalid

Member of the committee

3 out of a possible 3

William Mitchell

Chair of the committee

3 out of a possible 3

Phil Ridgewell

Member of the committee

1 out of a possible 3

Connect Achievement and Standards Committee (Last updated September 2021)

Name Position Attendance at meetings for academic year 2020/21
Andrea Carter CEO 3 out of a possible 3
Sandra Clements Chair of the committee 3 out of a possible 3
Scott George Member of the committee 3 out of a possible 3
Wendy Giles Executive Headteacher 3 out of a possible 3
Sue Hannay Member of the committee 3 out of a possible 3
Ann Massey Member of the committee 3 out of a possible 3
Jo Penn Member of the committee 3 out of a possible 3

 

Connect Finance and Resources Committee (Last updated September 2021)

Name Position Attendance at meetings for academic year 2021/21
Andrea Carter CEO 4 out of a possible 4
Ryan Boxall Member of the committee 3 out of a possible 4
William Mitchell Member of the committee 4 out of a possible 4
Scott Pinder Member of the committee 4 out of a possible 4
Marie Powell Chair of the committee 4 out of a possible 4
Toby Reid Member of the committee 4 out of a possible 4

Connect Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (Last updated September 2021)

Name

Position

Attendance at meetings for academic year 2020/21

Andrea Carter

CEO

Four out of a possible four

Devinia Curtis

Member of the committee

Four out of a possible four

Naureen Khalid

Member of the committee

Three of a possible four

Scott Pinder

Chair of the committee

Four out of a possible four

Marie Powell

Member of the committee

Three of a possible four

Katie Bradley

Member of the committee

Four out of a possible four

Suzanne Leader

Member of the committee

Four out of a possible four

Vydaisha Singh

Member of the committee

Three of a possible four

Luna Shacklock

Member of the committee

One of a possible four

Liz Quayle

Member of the committee

Three of a possible four