Agenda Item No


The Vale of Glamorgan Council


Trust Committee: 14th November 2011


Report of the Director of Finance, ICT and Property


Annual Report and Accounts 2010/11 Cowbridge Comprehensive School Trust


Purpose of the Report

1.             The Charities Act 1993 and regulations require Trustees to prepare and consider an Annual Report and Accounts in respect of their Trust.


1.             That the Annual Report and Accounts 2010/11 as set out in Appendix A to the report, be approved and that the Chair be authorised to sign the same on behalf of the Trustees.

Reason for the Recommendation

1.             In accordance with the requirements of The Charities Act 1993, and the Charities (Accounts & Reports) Regulations 2008.


2.             The Charities (Accounts & Reports) Regulations 2008 require that the Annual Report and Accounts should be approved by the Trustees as a body in accordance with their normal administrative procedures.

Relevant Issues and Options

3.             The Annual Report and Accounts for the year 2010/11 is set out at Appendix A to this report.

4.             The document as above, subject to its approval by this committee will be forwarded to the Council's external auditors, Grant Thornton UK LLP, for independent examination.

Resource Implications (Financial and Employment)

5.             There are no resource implications.

Legal Implications (to Include Human Rights Implications)

6.             This report is submitted in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Charities Act 1993, Charities (Accounts and Reports) Regulations 2008.

Crime and Disorder Implications

7.             There are no crime and disorder implications.

Equal Opportunities Implications (to include Welsh Language issues)

8.             There are no equal opportunities implications.

Corporate/Service Objectives

9.             The sole concern of the Trustees is to act in the best interests of the Trust.

Policy Framework and Budget

10.        Not applicable.

Consultation (including Ward Member Consultation)

11.        None.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee

12.        None.

Background Papers


Contact Officer

Gemma Jones, Accountant, Directorate of Finance, ICT and Property

01446 709141

Officers Consulted

Director of Legal, Public Protection and Housing Services.

Responsible Officer:

Director of Finance, ICT and Property