About QED

Each of the schools within the Trust operates within a Scheme of Delegation that allows the Local Governing Body to oversee day-to-day operations.

 The Trust’s provides the following central services to its schools:


  • School improvement advice and support
  • Business development

  • Company secretarial and governance
  • Enterprise activity

  • Financial coordination

  • Preparation of grant applications and other bids for external funding

  • Leadership support

  • Legal coordination


Schools have the option to commission additional services from the Trust, at an agreed cost, but there is no obligation for them to do so.