The Board of Trustees is made up of individuals who are responsible for the strategic development and oversight of the charity. Trustees are recruited through a variety of means including advertisements in the national press and through direct contacts. All recruitment is based upon building and maintaining a board with a balanced range of strengths and expertise.
The Board of Trustees follows a regular cycle of termly meetings and has an annual away-day with the Executive Leadership Team. There are currently five committees chaired by Trustees with relevant expertise and which report to the full Board.
The Scrutiny and Audit Committee meets regularly and is responsible for general oversight and scrutiny of systems of planning, financial management and reporting, internal control and risk management. The Remuneration Committee is responsible for organisational decisions including those concerning pay conditions, policies and employment. The School Governing Body examines all matters relating to the performance of the school and college. The Governance Committee deals with Trustee renewal, support and review. The Impact Committee provides oversight on the research, policy and campaigns work of the organisation and looks at the developments and initiatives to maximise its reach and impact for the benefit of children and young people.