a) The Chairperson
- The name of the
collaboration shall be The Sheffield Family of Catholic Schools (SFOCS) - renamed the Sheffield Catholic Schools' Partnership
core purpose of the group shall be to promote curriculum and professional development, thereby enhancing the quality of teaching
and learning in all Catholic Primary schools in Sheffield. To work together in true collaboration, thereby sharing expertise,
so as to enrich the education of all children in the partnership of schools, in an atmosphere of Christian love, which will
benefit Catholic Education in the City.
- The group will offer services to other bodies as appropriate.
- The group will be non-party political.
- The Secretary/Treasurer
shall keep an account of all income expenditure and shall present regular financial reports to the group. In addition, the
Secretary shall submit audited accounts to the Annual General meeting of the group. Two auditors shall be elected at the Annual
General meeting of the group.
- The Annual General Meeting will be the first meeting of each academic year. Annual subscriptions
to the group will be set at the spring meeting. Any bank accounts shall be in the name of the group on the signature of the
c) The Secretary/Treasurer
- The financial year of the group shall run from 1st September to 31st
raised by the group shall be used to foster the objectives stated in the core purpose.
- A quorum at an Annual General meeting of the
group shall consist of representatives from 8 schools.
- No alteration of these rules can be made except at an Annual General meeting
or at an Extraordinary General meeting called for this purpose. An Extraordinary General meeting may only be convened by not
less than 8 member schools, giving 28 days notice, in writing to the Secretary.
- Notices of motion for the Annual General Meeting
will be given, in writing, to all member schools by the Secretary, at least 7 days prior to the Annual General meeting.
- At Annual General
Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings of the group, one person from each member school will be entitled to vote.
assets remaining on the dissolution of the group, after satisfying outstanding debts and liabilities, shall be distributed
amongst the member schools of the Family, based on CENSUS numbers.