The Brookfield School Ltd is an academy trust. It has a two tier structure of governance: members and directors (trustees). Members are responsible for the appointment of directors; directors are responsible for
- Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
- Holding executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the organisation and its pupils, and the performance management of staff; and
- Overseeing the financial performance of the organisation and making sure its money is well spent.
(DfE Governance Handbook 2017)