Crispin School


Crispin School Governors are volunteers drawn from different parts of the community, helping to ensure that there is a diversity of views and experience. They are elected for a period of four years.

Their main role is to help the school raise the achievement and aspirations of our pupils. As a Governing Body they:

  • Are accountable for the performance of the school to parents and the wider community.
  • Help plan the school's future direction.
  • Approve the budget.
  • Help in the appointment of staff.
  • Ensure that the National Curriculum is taught effectively.
  • Ensure pupils' spiritual, moral and social development.
  • Make certain the school provides appropriately for all its pupils.
  • The Trustee Body is a corporate body.

Individual Governors have no power or right to act on behalf of the Governing Body except where the whole Governing Body has delegated a specific function to that individual or where regulations specify that a function is exercised in a particular way.

The Chair of the Governing body can be contacted via email through the Clerk to the Governing body on

Governing Body

current governors 2023 24.pdf

Karen Harley (Governance Professional):

Crispin School Academy Trust Financial Statements (includes details on higher paid staff)

Governance Register of Business/Financial Interests

Crispin School Academy Trust Financial Statement 2020 - 2021

Crispin School Academy Trust Financial Statement 2021 - 2022

Crispin School Academy Trust Financial Statement 2022 - 2023

Crispin School Funding Agreement

Please click here to view our combined funding agreement, memorandum of association, and articles of association.

Training & Development for Trustees, Directors & Clerks

Financial Benchmarking

Included in the annual accounts of Crispin are those of The Mid Somerset Consortium (MSC), an organisation that offers courses to train new entrants to the teaching profession in a wide range of subjects. Income and expenditure of the MSC is approximately £500,000.  As a result of this, comparisons of income and expenditure with other schools may be more difficult to make.

 Last Updated: December 2023

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