Instrument of Government




  1. The name of the school is Prestbury Church of England Primary School.
  1. The school is a voluntary aided school.
  1. The name of the governing body is “The governing body of Prestbury Church of England Primary School”.
  1. The governing body shall consist of:
    1. 2 parent governors;
    2. 1 LA governor;
    3. 1 staff governor;
    4. 1 Headteacher governor unless the Headteacher resigns the office of governor in accordance with Regulation 19.1;
    5. 8 foundation governors;
    6. 1 co-opted governor.
  1. The total number of governors is 14.
  1. Foundation Governors, other than the ex-officio foundation governor, shall be appointed as follows:
    1. 7 governors by the Chester Diocesan Board of Education in consultation with the incumbent of Prestbury St Peter.
  1. The holder of the following office shall be a foundation governor ex-officio: the principal officiating minister in the parish of Prestbury St Peter.
  1. The Archdeacon of the Archdeaconry in which the school is situated shall be entitled to appoint a foundation governor to act in the place of the ex-officio foundation governor whose governorship derives from the office named in 7 above, in the event that that ex officio foundation governor is unable or unwilling to act as a foundation governor, or has been removed from office under regulation 23 (2) of the Regulations.
  1. There is a trust for the school.
  1. Recognizing its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church at parish and diocesan level.

    The school aims to serve its community by providing education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers all its pupils.
  1. This instrument of government comes into effect on 3 February 2015.
  1. This instrument was made by order of Cheshire East Council on 28 January 2015.

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Prestbury C.E Primary School

Bollin Grove, Prestbury
Macclesfield, CHESHIRE, SK10 4JJ

Main Contact: David Capener Headteacher

Tel: 01625 469630

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