Memorandum and Articles of Association
MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION
The memorandum of association is a form signed by the “subscribers” to the company, who are those people who agreed to become the first members of Thames Learning Trust (formerly Baylis Court Trust). The DfE required there to be at least 3 subscribers.
ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION
The articles of association are the governing document for the academy trust, setting out its objects, the eligibility criteria for members and governors, and the procedures for appointment and removal of members and governors. The articles also deal with voting rights of the members, the powers of governors and set out the procedure for meetings. DfE approval of the form of the articles is required before Thames Learning Trust company (formerly Baylis Court Trust) is incorporated.