Theme One: Transforming Dilworth Governance

A full description of the Board's response to the Theme One recommendations, including work undertaken by Dilworth prior to the Inquiry recommendations being published, is available here.

Recommendation 1: Reform and revitalise the Dilworth Trust Board

"We recommend that Dilworth Trust Board reforms and revitalises its structure and implements change, so its members have the wide variety of governance skills and experience necessary to govern a boarding school of students ranging from primary to secondary level."


Action Points


Appoint a Trustee with education experience to the Dilworth Trust Board.


Undertake independent external governance review, including an international benchmarking analysis of comparable institutions and incorporating focus group discussions with key School community stakeholder groups (parents and staff).

In progress

Consider review and implement changes.

To be done

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Snapshot of progress against Theme One action points (listed left):

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Updated 03/04/2024