School proprietor and governance
The proprietor of The Worthgate School is CEG Colleges Limited. The chair of the proprietor body is Mr. Christopher Stacey, who is both a director of CEG Colleges Limited and the CEO of CATS Global Schools, the trading name of the parent company Bright Scholar (UK) Holdings Ltd.
Contact details for the proprietor
CEG Colleges Limited is registered at Suites 6-7, The Turvill Building, Old Swiss, 149 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7BX. Telephone +44 1223 341300.
Academic and Compliance External Oversight
The school is inspected by Independent School Inspectorate (ISI). ISI is appointed by the Department for Education to inspect association independent schools in England.
Our latest ISI report can be found here.
As a proprietorial independent school, the governance is provided by a body collectively known as the ‘CATS Global Schools Governing Body’.
CATS Global Schools (CGS) Governing Body incorporates the directors of each of the individual CGS Group proprietors, as well as the parent company, and has oversight of all schools within the group. The CGS Governing Body is responsible for ensuring all CGS schools are regulatorily compliant and their practice aligns with their stated missions and visions. The CGS Governing Body is also there to advise on the long-term strategic direction of the group of schools.
In addition The Worthgate School has a Local Advisory Board (LAB). The LAB does not have executive authority but act as additional advisors. The primary role of the Local Advisory Board is to hold the Head/Principal and the wider school accountable for the school values, ethos and vision. The LAB ensures that the values of the school and the ethos and core values of CATS CGS are upheld in the school’s plans and actions.
Governing Body membership
The governors consist of all company directors, the Managing Director (Schools), each individual Head/Principal, additional senior central staff appointed for their experience, and independent member(s) to provide challenge and support.
Further information can be found on the Membership of the CGS Governing Body page.
Please find a summary of changes that have been made to policies and procedures due to the Covid-19 pandemic in the documents below. Please note that these documents will be updated regularly in line with government advice and any changes to our internal risk assessment. Please contact us with specific queries.
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