Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST)
Samuel Whitbread Academy is part of the Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST), a multi-academy trust providing exceptional education across a community of 10 schools and five nurseries.
BEST offers an extensive range of dedicated shared services in place to support its schools and nurseries. Centralised services include: Finance, Human Resources, Estates Management, Communications and School Improvement.
The trust also has the vibrant BEST Teaching School, which delivers a comprehensive school improvement package to nearly 150 schools across the area, and the Bedfordshire Schools Training Partnership, which provides school-centred initial teacher training (SCITT) courses for both Primary and Secondary phases.
The following Annual reports and accounts can be found here.
- Annual report
- Annual audited accounts for last 2 years (publish by 31st Jan)
- Memorandum of association
- Names of charity trustees and members
- Funding agreement
The Trust Report & Financial Statement can be found here.
Bedfordshire Schools Trust Limited
BEST House, Shefford Road, Clifton, Bedfordshire,
We are a charity by virtue of the fact that we are an academy trust.