Governance at The Wellington Academy


The Wellington Academy joined Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust on 1st April 2020. The Trust exists to ensure that the staff, pupils and parents from each Academy are able to benefit from Excellence in Education across the Trust.

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust (RWBAT) was set up as a Multi Academy Trust in May 2017. In establishing RWBAT, the trust committed to offering strategic leadership and management expertise to facilitate collaboration, commitment leading to high levels of school improvement opportunities to each Academy within RWBAT.


Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust (RWBAT) has strategic responsibilities which include achieving high level educational performance in all of its Academies, owning all assets, employing all staff, and receiving all funding from the Education Funding Agency to allocate budgets to each Academy in RWBAT, whilst providing effective and efficient corporate services which offer value for money.

RWBAT operates through a governance structure, which includes the RWBAT Board of Trustees, supported by a Finance Committee, Standards Committee and Academy Attainment Committee identified below. Each Committee has its own Terms of Reference. Academy Local Governing Bodies feed into the governance structure.



Further information on governance within the Trust can be found as below:

Vision and Values 

Members and Trustees

CEO & Academies Executive Leadership Team

Strategic Plan

Standard Operating Documents

RWBAT Constitution