St Bede's School Trust, Sussex is a company limited by guarantee where the members of the Board of Governors are also the Directors of the Company. Furthermore, the members of the Board of Governors are also the Company Members. In addition the Trust is a registered charity, so members of the Board of Governors are also Trustees of the Charity. The Trust runs on a not for profit basis, any surplus generated is used to further the charitable objects. Governors are all volunteers and do not benefit financially from their involvement with the Trust.
The Board of Governors appoint the CEO (Head of the Senior School) and Bursar. The Board sets annual objectives for them which they report against. There are formal external appraisals carried out every 3 years. Salaries are set based on benchmarking which is undertaken annually using sector wide data.
The current Board members are shown below: