The Ferrers Trust
Founded in the 13th century, FounThe Duchy of Lancaster is a private portfolio of
land, property and assets held for the Sovereign in His or Her role as Duke of
Lancaster. Today, The Duchy of Lancaster is custodian of 18,700 hectares
across England and Wales, including key urban developments, historic
buildings, high-quality farm land and areas of great natural beauty.
The Queen, as Sovereign, is entitled to the income from the Duchy estate, but
not the capital or any capital gains deriving from Duchy assets.
The nominated Trustee for The Ferrers Specialist Arts College is Mr James
Nicholson, Director of Finance, United Church Schools Trust.
For more information visit www.duchyoflancaster.co.uk
RSPB (The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds)
RSPB is Britain’s biggest wildlife charity with over 1 million members and 2,000 full time staff. We have a strong commitment to young people and education and our junior members club – Wildlife Explorers – is the world’s biggest wildlife club for children with over 200,000 members. We believe that schools have a vital role to play in preparing young people for the decisions they will need to make as adults. We want all children to experience the joy and wonder of nature and for young people to become responsible citizens. RSPB brings expertise to the Trust in terms of help and advice on the maintenance of grounds, introducing students to different career options, introducing the school to new opportunities and playing a full part in the governance of the school. We are committed to raising standards and bring a wealth of experience of the education sector into the school.
The Ferrers Specialist Arts College nominated Trustee is Andy Simpson, who is UK Head of Youth and Education. He is an experienced and respected figure in the education world, who is regularly called to give evidence to Government Select Committee Enquiries and is also a Trustee of London Zoo.
For more information visit www.rspb.org.uk/
The University of Leicester is a leading UK University committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester is the most socially inclusive of Britain's top-15 leading universities.
For more information visit www.le.ac.uk
The School of Education is a leading centre for educational research and research-informed teaching, offering world class campus and distance learning programmes. We are a dynamic and diverse School committed to understanding and improving learning at every stage of life and in all contexts, from communities and families to schools, further and higher education institutions and public sector organisations.
For more information visit www.le.ac.uk/education
The nominated Trustee for The Ferrers Specialist Arts College is Professor Janet Ainley, Director of the School of Education at The University of Leicester.
The Ferrers Trust is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales, number 06433007. Registered charity number 1123627