Governance Structure

Lydiate Learning Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee.

Our primary regulator is the Department for Education and our charitable objects are set out in our Articles of Association. Please click here.


For further information on how LLT is funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency please refer to our Master Funding Agreement here.


Our formal structures are designed to give robust oversight and management of our academies, without unnecessarily restricting innovation.


LLT Governance Structure

LLT Terms of Reference

LLT Scheme of Delegation

Linked Directors

Role & Remit of Linked Directors and Governors

Academy Governance Structure

Each Academy has an individual Academy Governance Structure:

Deyes High School Terms of Reference

Childwall Sports & Science Academy Terms of Reference

Archived Documents 2020-21:

Link Directors 2020-21

Board of Trustees (Directors) Terms of Reference

Standards & Outcomes Committee Terms of Reference