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Annual General Meeting

Severn Federation Academy Trust

Company Number 13034661





The Annual General Meeting of the Severn Federation Academy Trust will be held at the Trust Central Office on Tuesday, 6th February at 6pm.


To attend the meeting, please contact the Governance Professional via email; by Noon on Friday, 2nd February.


If you would like the SFAT Members to respond to any questions at the AGM, please submit these in writing to by Noon on Friday, 2nd February.


For the purpose of the Members to discuss the following:


Votes of Members


The Members present and entitled to vote at the meeting shall elect by ordinary resolution one of their number to be the Chair of the meeting, and such election shall be binding on all Members and Trustees present at the meeting.


On a show of hands, every Member present in person shall have one vote. On a poll, every Member present in person, or by proxy shall have one vote.


A resolution put to the vote of the meeting shall be decided on a show of hands unless before, or on the declaration of the show of hands a poll is duly demanded. Subject to the provisions of the Companies Act 2006, a poll may be demanded:


  1. by the Chair; or
  2. by at least two Members having the right to vote at the meeting; or,
  3. by a Member of Members representing not less than one-tenth of the total voting rights of all the Members having the right to vote at the meeting.


The demand for a poll may be withdrawn, before the poll is taken, but only with the consent of the Chair. The withdrawal of a demand for a poll shall not invalidate the result of a show of hands taken before the poll was made.


Voting by Proxy:


An instrument appointing a proxy shall be in writing, signed by or on the behalf of the appointer and shall be in the following form:


I (name) of the Severn Federation Academy Trust, being a Member of the above-named Company, hereby appoint (name of proxy) of (name of organisation), or in his absence, (name of proxy) of (name of organisation) as my proxy to attend, speak and vote in my name and on my behalf at the Annual General Meeting to be held on the 6th February 2024, and at any adjournment thereof.


This form is to be used in respect of the resolutions mentioned below as follows:


Ordinary Resolution No.2 (Insert proxy vote by indicating ‘for’ or ‘against’)

Ordinary Resolution No.3 (Insert proxy vote by indicating ‘for’ or ‘against’)


Unless otherwise instructed, the proxy may vote as he thinks fit or abstain from voting.

(Signature and Date)


This instrument of proxy must be submitted via email to the Governance Professional; no later than 48 hours prior to commencement of the meeting.  




The annual general meeting was held on 6th February 2023; minutes to follow