BEST - Bedfordshire Schools Trust
Gothic Mede Academy is part of the Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST) which is a learning community of two nurseries and eight schools, providing outstanding all-through 0-19 education.
BEST offer a range of dedicated services, in place to support schools. Services include: Finance; Human Resources; Estates Management; IT and Communications.
They also have a vibrant teaching school, the Central Bedfordshire Teaching School Partnership (CBTSP), which delivers a comprehensive school improvement package to 138 schools across Central Bedfordshire and a SCITT, the Bedfordshire Schools Training Partnership, which provides both primary and secondary Initial Teaching Training (ITT) courses.
Bedfordshire Schools Trust Limited
BEST House, Shefford Road, Clifton, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5QS
Companies House Registration Number: 07546141 England and Wales
VAT Registration Number: 120 7845 28
We are a charity by virtue of the fact that we are an academy trust.
Telephone: 01462 811519
For information on the funding of Gothic Mede Academy and the rest of BEST please visit the BEST website.
Local Governing Body
Governance is through the trustees of Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST) and Local Governing Bodies (LGBs). The board of trustees are responsible for the effective operation of BEST and each academy therein. LGBs are committees of the Board. Each LGB operates to both support and hold the Principal to account for the perform