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Koch Street
Krigeville
Stellenbosch

PO Box 87
Stellenbosch
7599

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SGB & Management

Objectives

  1. To provide quality education to all its learners.
  2. To provide residence, food and amenities to learners who live in the hostel of the school.
  3. To admit learners, subject to the provisions of section 5 of the Act, and provide for their educational needs without discriminating unfairly in any way.
  4. To determine and implement the language policy of the school subject to the provisions of section 6 of the Act, provided that no form of racial discrimination may be practiced in implementing that policy.
  5. To allow religious observances at the school to be conducted under rules issued by the Governing Body if such observances are conducted on an equitable basis and attendance at them by learners and members of staff is free and voluntary.
  6. To use the school fund, all proceeds thereof and any other assets of the school only in accordance with the provisions of section 37 of the Act.
  7. To function financially in such a way that the school will fulfill its commitments.
  8. To serve the community by preparing learners in such a way that they will take their place in the community as well-educated people.
  9. To provide the opportunity to the staff of the school to grow professionally, to obtain work fulfillment and to deliver education of the highest quality.
  10. To make a contribution to the promotion of sport and culture in general, but specifically to use sport and culture activities as educational opportunities to benefit the learners of the school.

Functions

  1. The Governing Body performs the functions which fall within its powers and which are necessary for the welfare of the school, subject to the provisions of sections 20 and 21 of the Act.
  2. The Governing Body uses the school fund and assets of the school in accordance with the provisions of section 37 of the Act.
  3. The Governing Body uses funds in accordance with the provisions of the Act and this Constitution, for the purpose of realising the abovementioned objectives.
  4. The Governing Body provides services and facilities in the interest of the learners and of education, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and this Constitution.
  5. The Governing Body appoints auditors in accordance with the provisions of section 43 of the Act, to audit the financial records and statements of the school.
  6. The Governing Body adopts a code of conduct for the learners, after consultation with the parents, educators and learners of the school, in accordance with the provisions of section 8 of the Act.
  7. The Governing Body may suspend and/or recommend the expulsion of learners who transgress the code of conduct, in accordance with the provisions of section 9 of the Act.
  8. The Governing Body sees to it that school fees are levied and may enforce the payment thereof in accordance with the provisions of sections 39, 40 and 41 of the Act.

Composition

The Governing Body consists of -

  1. seven parents who are not employed at the school, elected by parents of learners at the school;
  2. two educators at the school elected by educators employed at the school;
  3. one non-educator at the school, elected by members of staff employed at the school who are not educators;
  4. two learners in the eighth grade or higher elected by the representative council of learners from its own ranks;
  5. the principal;
  6. such member or members, without voting rights, of the School and community (maximum of six members) to be co-opted by the Governing Body.
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Koch Street, Krigeville, Stellenbosch
PO Box 87, Stellenbosch, 7599
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