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Crofton School Academy Committee 

On 1 April 2023, Crofton School transferred from Hampshire County Council to HISP Multi Academy Trust. Academy Committee is the term used within the HISP Multi Academy Trust for a Local Governing Body. 

Remit of Academy Committee - Extract from Articles of Association of the HISP MAT 



The Academy Trust’s objects (“the Objects”) are specifically restricted to the following: 

  1. to advance for the public benefit education in the United Kingdom, in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, by establishing, maintaining, carrying on, managing and developing schools offering a broad and balanced curriculum (“the mainstream Academies”) or educational institutions which are principally concerned with providing full-time or part-time education for children of compulsory school age who, by reason of illness, exclusion from school or otherwise, may not for any period receive suitable education unless alternative provision is made for them (“the alternative provision Academies”) or 16 to 19 Academies offering a curriculum appropriate to the needs of its students (“the 16 to 19 Academies”) or schools specially organised to make special educational provision for pupils with Special Educational Needs (“the Special Academies”)

  2. to promote for the benefit of individuals living in Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Southampton and Portsmouth or any county or unitary authority in which an Academy is located who have need by reason of their age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances or for the public at large the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time activities in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the condition of life of the said individuals 


Academy Committee Members

Previous members (within the last 12 months)

Chair of Crofton Academy Committee / Chair of Governors:  Mitzi Swanson

Clerk to Crofton Academy Committee:  Nicola Mills


Historical data

HISP Multi Academy Trust Governance 


Information for HISP MAT Members & Trustees can he found here 

The following additional information can be found on the HISP Multi Academy Trust Website:  

  • Articles of Association 

  • Scheme of Delegation 

Clerk to Academy Committee:  Nicola Mills

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