Governance

Governance

The Governors  of James Allen's Girls' School are appointed by the Board of Governors for a normal term of five years under the terms of its charitable Scheme. They can be re-elected for a further term. They are also trustees of the charity.

James Allen's Girls' School ('the School' or 'JAGS' or 'the Charity) is a company limited by guarantee (registered in England number 6618970) with charitable status (charity number 1124853). The directors of the company, who are also charity trustees and Governors of the School, present their annual report and audited accounts for the 13 months ended 31 August 2012 ('Accounts') and confirm they comply with the requirements of the Charities Act 1993 as amended by the Charities Act 2006, the Scheme (Trust Deed) dated 31 July 1995 (as amended), the Charities SORP 2005 and the Companies Acts 2006.

The charity's 'Objects Clause' states:

'the conduct at Dulwich of a day school in which there shall be provided a practical, liberal and religious education, including a Senior School for girls and (if thought fit) a Preparatory School which shall be primarily for girls but to which boys may also be admitted; and ancillary or incidental educational and other associated activities for the benefit of the community.'