Governance of the Trust

The University of Liverpool Maths School (ULMaS) is a Single Academy Trust run by a board of Trustees.

The University of Liverpool Maths School exists to enable children with a strong interest and high potential in the mathematical sciences to achieve global impact through their work, learning and research in the mathematical sciences.  We educate 16-19 year old students on our roll and also aim to play a role in supporting the education of students in all schools in the Liverpool City Region.

The board of Trustees manages the business of the academy trust and acts as the local governing body for the school. Trustees are both charity trustees and company directors of the academy trust.  The Trustees are appointed to the board by the Members of the Trust.

Our Trust is registered with Companies House as UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL MATHEMATICS SCHOOL Company number 11686521

Our Memorandum and Articles of Association is available for download here

Our Funding Agreement with the DFE was signed on 28 May 2020 and is available for download here

The board of Trustees (our governing body) is responsible for 

The board of Trustees currently has 10 members. In September, two parents/ carers of current students will join the board, and expressions of interest from parents of our current applicants are welcome at any time.  The decision about who becomes a school Trustee is made by the Members of the Trust.

You can contact the Chair of Trustees with this email address: by telephoning the University of Liverpool switchboard +44 (0)151 794 2000, or by writing to Prof. Gavin Brown, Chair of Trustees (ULMaS), University of Liverpool Foundation Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, L69 7ZX.

You can contact the Clerk to the Board of Trustees with this email address:

The board of Trustees signs off the annual accounts and is responsible for adherence to the trust’s funding agreement with the Secretary of State, who is the principal charitable regulator for the sector.

The board has two subcommittees:

The Education Committee is currently constituted as follows:

The Finance, Adit and Risk Committee is currently constituted as follows:

The dates of Full Board and Sub-Committee meetings of the Trustees are available here: Dates of Trustee Meetings.

The Register of Interests for our Trustees is available here: Register of Interests

School governance is a voluntary role in public life.  Find out more about what is involved here:

In growing our board of Trustees we seek to increase the diversity of views and skills on the board.   We welcome applications from a wide range of people including younger adults and those who have not attended university.  We would like to increase the representation of women on the board and warmly encourage women with an interest to make contact with us, either through the form below or an email to

To find out more about this role please complete the form below: