Sandringham School Academy Trust was incorporated as a private company, limited by guarantee under the Companies Act 2006 on 1stApril 2011. An Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee and has two tiers of governance.
The Members of the Company are Alan Gray (Headteacher), Lin Keen (Chair), Duncan Gibbons (Vice-Chair) and Andy Sykes (Parent Governor). They have rights and powers under company law to similar to those of shareholders in a company limited by shares.
The Directors and Trustees of the Company are the Governors, responsible for the strategic direction of the school. Governors have the same legal duties and responsibilities as company directors, and duties under charity law as charity trustees.
The Governing Body consists of seven community Governors, seven parent Governors, three staff Governors and the Headteacher as ex officio Governor.