Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: https://youtu.be/RKSV1SjgtyA

Contact: Antoinette Duhaney  Email: Antoinette.Duhaney@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Rehana Ameer.

 

The Chair led the Board of Trustees in welcoming Alderman Robert Howard who had recently become a Trustee to his first meeting of the Board.

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2.

Declarations

Minutes:

There were no declarations.

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3.

Register of Interests

Minutes:

Trustees were reminded to notify the Clerk of any arising interests. 

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4.

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To agree the public minutes of the meeting held on 03.09.20

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Minutes:

In considering Minute 5: Minutes, the Director of Estates and Facilities Management confirmed that the fire risk assessment for the City Academy, Hackney had been completed and that all identified issues were being addressed.  The fire risk assessment of the City of London Academy Islington would be undertaken on 21 December 2020.

 

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2020 be approved as a correct record.

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5.

Committee Minutes

Minutes:

5a

Minutes of the Audit and Risk Committee pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To receive the minutes of the Audit and Risk Committee meetings held on 02.10.20 (attached) and 03.12.20 (to follow).

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the meetings of the Audit and Risk Committee held on 2 October and 3 December 2020 be received.

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5b

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To receive the minutes of the Finance and Operations Committee meetings held on 02.10.20 (attached) and 03.12.20 (to follow).

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the meetings of the Finance and Operations Committee held on 2 October and 3 December 2020 be received.

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5c

Minutes of the Standards and Accountability Committee pdf icon PDF 100 KB

To receive the minutes of the Standards and Accountability Committee meeting held on 12.11.20

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the meeting of the Standards and Accountability Committee held on 12 November 2020 be received.

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6.

Questions on Matters Relating to the Work of the Board

Minutes:

There were no questions.

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7.

Any Other Business

Minutes:

The Chair led the Board of Trustees in thanking all School staff, the CoLAT Central Team, parents and the local community for their hard work and support during what had been a difficult year.

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8.

Exclusion of the Public

MOTION – That the public be excluded for the remaining items of business as they are likely to involve discussion on matters deemed commercially sensitive to the City of London Academies Trust.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the public be excluded from the following items of business.

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9.

Non-Public Minutes

To agree the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 03.09.20.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the non-public minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2020 be approved as a correct record.

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9a

Delegated Actions Digest

Report of the Chief Financial Officer

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Minutes:

Trustees considered a summary of the Clerk providing details of one action taken under Delegated Authority since the meeting of the Board of Trustees on 3 September 2020.

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10.

Non-Public Outstanding Actions

Report of the Town Clerk.

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Town Clerk regarding outstanding actions from previous meetings.

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11.

Non-Public Committee Minutes

Minutes:

11a

Non-Public Minutes of the Audit and Risk Committee

To receive the non-public minutes of the Audit and Risk Committee meeting held on 02.10.20.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the non-public minutes of the meetings of the Audit and Risk Committee held on 2 October and 3 December 2020 be received.

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11b

Non-Public Minutes of the Finance and Operations Committee

To receive the non-public minutes of the Finance and Operations Committee meeting held on 02.10.20. and 03.12.20

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the non-public minutes of the meetings of the Finance and Operations Committee held on 2 October and 3 December 2020 be received.

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11c

Non-Public Minutes of the Standards and Accountability Committee

To receive the non-public minutes of the Standards and Accountability Committee meeting held on 12.11.20.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the non-public minutes of the meeting of the Standards and Accountability Committee held on 12 November 2020 be received.

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12.

Appointments to Local Governing Bodies

Report of the Town Clerk

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Clerk setting out proposed appointments to Local Governing Bodies.

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12a

Appointment of Co-opted Trustee

Report of the Town Clerk

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Clerk outlining a proposed Co-opted Trustee appointment.

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13.

CEO Executive Summary

Report of the Chief Executive Officer.

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Minutes:

The Board considered an Executive Summary of the Chief Executive Officer.

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14.

Strategic Plan Monitoring 2020-24

Report of the Chief Executive Officer

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Chief Executive Officer on Strategic Plan Monitoring 2020-24.

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15.

Governance Review

Report of the Chief Executive Officer

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Chief Executive Officer presenting details of a proposed Governance Review.

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16.

CoLAT Sixth Form Strategy - Update

Report of the Chief Executive Officer

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Chief Executive Officer providing an update on the CoLAT Sixth Form Strategy.

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17.

IMPACT Visits - Autumn Term Summaries

Report of the Chief Standards Officer

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Chief Standards Officer presenting the Impact Visits – Autumn Term Summaries.

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18.

Exclusions Data Summary Update

Report of the Chief Standards Officer

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Chief Standards Officer providing a summary on Exclusions Data.

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19.

CoLAT Apprenticeship Academy Leadership and Operational Monitoring

Report of the Head of Service

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Head of Service providing an update on the CoLAT Apprenticeship Academy Leadership and Operational Monitoring.

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20.

COLAT Schools Safeguarding Monitoring Update

Report of the Chief Executive Officer

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Minutes:

The Board considered an update report of the Chief Executive Officer on Safeguarding monitoring.

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21.

2020 year-end financial statements and external audit

Report of the Chief Financial Officer

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Minutes:

The Board considered a report of the Chief Financial Officer outlining the 2020 Year-End Financial Statements and External Audit.

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22.

CFO Update and Approvals

Report of the Chief Financial Officer.

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Minutes:

Trustees considered an update report of the Chief Financial Officer.

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23.

ICT Director Update and Approvals

Report of the Director of Information and Communication Technology.

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Minutes:

Trustees considered an update report of the Director of Information Communication and Technology.

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24.

Estates and Facilities Management Director Update and Approvals (to follow)

Report of the Director of Estates and Facilities Management

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Minutes:

Trustees considered an update report of the Director of Estates and Facilities Management.

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25.

Non-Public Questions on Matters Relating to the Work of the Board

Minutes:

There were no non-public questions.

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26.

Any Other Business that the Chair considers Urgent and Trustees agree should be considered when the Public are Excluded

Minutes:

There was one item of other business.

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27.

Confidential Minutes

To agree the confidential minutes of the meeting held on 03.09.20.

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the confidential minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2020 be approved as a correct record.

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28.

Confidential Committee Minutes

Minutes:

28a

Minutes of the Finance and Operations Committee

To receive the confidential minutes of the Finance and Operations Committee meeting held on 02.10.20 (attached) and 03.12.20 (to follow).

 

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the confidential minutes of the meetings of the Finance and Operations Committee held on 2 October and 3 December 2020 be received.

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28b

Minutes of Standards and Accountability Committee

To receive the confidential minutes of the Standards and Accountability Committee meeting held on 12.11.20

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Minutes:

RESOLVED, that the confidential minutes of the meeting of the Standards and Accountability Committee held on 12 November 2020 be received.

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29.

Human Resources Update and Approvals

Report of the Human Resources Director.

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Minutes:

The Board considered an update report of the Interim Senior HR Consultant.

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