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Instrument of Government

  1. The name of the school is Storth Church of England School.
  2. The School is a voluntary controlled school.
  3. The name of the governing body is “The governing body of Storth Church of England School“.
  4. The governing body shall consist of:
    a. 2 parent governors
    b. 1 LA governor
    c. 1 staff governor
    d. 1 headteacher
    e. 2 foundation governors
    f. 4 co-opted governors
  5. Total number of governors 11.
  6. The term of office of all categories of governors is 4 years.
  7. Foundation governors are appointed by the Diocesan Board of Education, after consulting the PCC of the ecclesiastical parish in which the school is situated.
  8. (a) the holder of the following office shall be a foundation governor ex officio:
    The Principal Officiating Minister ex-officio of the ecclesiastical parish in which the schoool is situated.
    (b) The Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry in which the school is situated shall appoint a foundation governor to act in the place of the ex officio foundation governor whose governorship derives from the office named in (a) above, in the event that that ex officio foundation governor is unable to act as a foundation governor, or has been removed from office under regulation 21(1) of the Regulations.
  9. The Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry in which the school is situated shall be entitled to request the removal of any ex-officio foundation governor and to appoint any substitute governor.
  10. A trust exists for the school.
  11. Storth Church of England School provides education in accordance with the principles and practices of the Church of England. Worship, religious education and spiritual development are at the heart of every aspect of the work in this school.
  12. This instrument of government comes into effect on 13 May 2015.
  13. This instrument was made by order of Cumbria Local Authority on 11 September 2015.