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Proposal to remove Burnley Education Trust as the foundation for Unity College

It is proposed that Unity College, Towneley Holmes, BB11 3DF (a secondary foundation school) remove the foundation trust of Burnley Education Trust (BET) from 1st March 2018.

Any person may object to, or comment on, the proposals and the procedure. Pursuant to regulation 10 objections or comments should be sent to the governing body at the school address by Monday 26 February 2018.

It is proposed that the instrument of government be altered so that the foundation governors cease to constitute the majority of governors. There have been nil responses to the consultation on altering the instrument of government so that the foundation governors will cease to constitute the majority.
The proposed constitution of the governing body following the reduction of the foundation governor majority, (as will be set out in a revised draft instrument of government for the school), is indicative below:

a) 2 parent governors
b) 1 local authority governor
c) 1 staff governor
d) 1 Headteacher
e) 2 partnership governors
f) 11 co-opted governors

Date: 11 January 2018