The objects of the School shall be to provide education in the Polish
language, literature, culture and traditions for children and young
people and provide a range of opportunities for greater integration
within the English Community.
The aims of the School in pursuance of its objects are:
parents with the English Community.
Management of the School shall be vested in a Management Committee
comprising members elected annually together with specified ex officio
The head teacher or his/her nominee and the Polish Roman
Catholic Chaplain in Nottingham shall be ex officio members of the
The Management Committee may co-
In furtherance of the School's objects the Management Committee shall
have the following powers:
receive contributions from any persons whatever by way of grant,
donation, legacy, subscription and otherwise.
Management Committee shall determine any paid workers (workers other
than the head teacher not being members of the committee) or voluntary
attainment of the objects or any of them.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The officers of the Management Committee shall be the
Chairperson and an Honorary Treasurer and such other officers as the
Management Committee deem necessary.
Election of officers and members to the Management
Committee may be by show of hands or secret ballot as determined by the
annual general meeting.
OBLIGATIONS OF THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
The Management Committee shall have the following obligations:
teacher, teachers and others engaged or employed by the Management
Committee in the furtherance of the School's objects.
sign pupils' reports.
other Polish voluntary organizations in Nottingham and in particular
with the Friends of Polish School.
the annual grant for the school.
Members of the Management Committee shall hold office following the
close of the general meeting at which they were elected until the close
of the subsequent general meeting at which a new Management Committee
accounts on behalf of and in the name of the School.
the signature of two members of the Management Committee. Ordinarily
the signatories shall be the Honorary Treasurer and the Chairperson.
Committee shall keep proper records of the School's finances.
independent examination of the accounts.
the autumn term as the Management Committee shall appoint.
Extraordinary general meeting.
writing, signed by not less than fifteen parents or guardians of pupils
registered at the School stating the purpose of the meeting, shall
convene a special general meeting.
guardians of pupils registered at the school.
preside, but in his/her absence or at his/her request the vice-
shall preside. In the absence of the Chairman or vice-
exceptional circumstance such other person as the members present shall
elect shall preside.
This constitution may be amended, added to or
rescinded by a General Meeting of the School. Particulars of any
proposal so to amend, add to or rescind these rules shall be sent with
the notice convening the meeting.
Constitution approved by the Annual General Meeting of November 2008