THE BALLAKERMEEN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
The name of the association shall be
"The BALLAKERMERN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION"
hereinafter referred to as the Association.
(a) The OBJECTS of the Association are to advance the
education of the pupils of the School by providing and
assisting in the provision of facilities for education at
the School (not normally provided by the I.O.M. Board
of Education) and as an ancillary thereto and infurtherance
of this object the Association may:
(i) foster more extended relationships between the staff,
parents and others associated with the school, and
(ii) engage in activities which support the School and
advance the education of the pupils attending it.
(b) It shall NOT be a function of the Association to advise the
Headmaster or Staff on the policy and organisation of the School.
(c) The Head Teacher shall have the ultimate decision on all
educational or other matters which may affect the school.
(d) The Association shall be non political.
Shall be free with these conditions:
(a) to a parent, guardian or foster-parent of a pupil, past or present,
of the School.
(b) to a member of staff, past or present of the school, teaching and
(c) to a person who has expressed a wish to further the interests of
The Chairman of the Association shall be the Head Teacher,
his appointed deputy.
The Management and control of the Association shall be
in a Committee which shall consist of the following:-
The Secretary' (Parent)
Press Secretary (Parent)
Organising Secretary (Parent)
Nine other members from the following sources:-
more than two parents representing each year
Four staff representatives
Other parents as nominated at the Annual General
and subsequently co-opted
referred to hereinafter as the Committee.
members of the executive committee shall constitute
executive committee shall be empowered to co-opt and
standing and ad-hoc sub-committees to carry out such
as the executive committee may decide.
parent officials and members of the committee shall be
for one year by a simple majority vote of the annual
meeting of all members.
The Staff officers and representatives
shall be appointed by
vacancies on the Committee may be filled by the
by co-option. Any person so co-opted shall
only while the person in whose place he/she is co-opted
Committee shall have the power to co-opt members, and
appoint any sub-committee, and shall prescribe the function of
Annual General Meeting
Annual General Meeting shall be held in September of each
and shall: -
Elect parent officials and committee members
Receive the Secretary's annual report
(iii) Receive the Treasurer's report.
Extraordinary General Meeting
extraordinary general meeting shall be held upon the
of the secretary of notice of motion signed by
members or at the discretion of the executive
meetings shall be held at least once each term
such times and places as the Committee shall direct
The Honorary Treasurer shall keep an account of all income
expenditure and shall submit accounts, duly audited, at
The Banking Account shall be in the name
and withdrawals shall be made in the name of
Association on the signature of any two of the
The auditor (being an elected accountant - not a
the Committee) shall be appointed annually at the
General Meeting to Audit the accounts and
of the Association.
assets remaining on dissolution of the Association
satisfying any outstanding debts and liabilities shall
be distributed amongst the members of the Association
will be given to the School for the benefit of the
of the school in any manner which is exclusively
No alteration of the rules may be made
except at the
General Meeting or at a Special Meeting called for
purpose. No alteration or
amendment shall be made to
objects clause or dissolution clause which would cause
Association to cease to be a charity at law.
Amendments to the constitution shall require
of members present at the Annual General Meeting.
Association shall take out Pubhc Liability Insurance to
all its meetings and activities.
any matter not provided for in the Constitution shall be
with by the Committee, whose decision shall be