Section A Reference and administration details
|Charity name||Nettlesworth School Community Group|
|Other names charity is known by||NSCG|
|Registered charity number (if any)||1052940|
|Charity’s principal address
|Nettlesworth Primary School|
|Names of the charity trustees who manage the charity|
|Trustee name||Office (if any)||Dates acted if not for whole year||Name of person (or body) entitled to appoint trustee (if any)|
|1||Kelly Lofthouse||chair||since 27th April 2022|
|2||Emily Rutherford||treasurer||30th March 2017|
|3||Victoria Bailey||secretary||30th March 2017 resigned|
|Names of the trustees for the charity, if any, (for example, any custodian trustees)|
|Name||Dates acted if not for whole year|
|Mrs Donna Lee||2ND March 2017|
|Miss Laura Grant||2ND March 2017|
|Claire Louise Boden||2ND March 2017 resigned April 2022|
|Simon Harle||2ND March 2017 resigned April 2022|
|Jane Hindmarch||2ND March 2017|
|Clr Heather Liddle||2ND March 2017 resigned Jan 2020|
|Emma Stevens||2ND March 2017|
|Kelly Lofthouse||27th April 2022|
|Papi Taieb||26th September 2016|
|Names and addresses of advisers (Optional information)|
Type of adviser
Community Support Officer
|Tracy Emery||Durham Community Action, 9 St Stephen’s Court, Low Willington, County Durham DL15 0BF|
|Name of chief executive or names of senior staff members (Optional information)|
Section B Structure, governance and management
|Description of the charity’s trusts|
|Type of governing document
(eg. trust deed, constitution)
|How the charity is constituted
(eg. trust, association, company)
|Trustee selection methods
(eg. appointed by, elected by)
|Additional governance issues (Optional information)|
|· Our policies and procedures are directly taken from the Charity Commission website, i.e. the Essential Trustee booklet. All new trustees are given access to our governing document and directed to relevant documents on the Charity Commission. We also use Durham Community Action for independent advice.
· The charity currently has 9 members and 3 trustees. Trustee are elected by our members every 2 years.
· We work closely with the school and its staff and governors, for the benefit of the school and its pupils.
|Section C Objectives and activities|
|Summary of the objects of the charity set out in its governing document||*To support and fund our school pupils extra curriculum activities, by helping and participating in our events and activities. The additional funds we raise help to make learning more enjoyable and social time more fun.
*An opportunity for parents and staff to meet each other to discuss matters of mutual interest: the welfare of the pupils and to support the school in positive ways.
|Summary of the main activities undertaken for the public benefit in relation to these objects (include within this section the statutory declaration that trustees have had regard to the guidance issued by the Charity Commission on public benefit)||With respect to the Charity Commission guidance, NSCG organises fundraising events (i.e. school fairs) in order to fund, fully or partly, extra curriculum activities & entertainments for our pupils.
We found pupils’ school trip out (i.e. pantomime, visits to farms, museum).
We also apply for grants to develop the school’s equipment (i.e. playground improvements).
|Additional details of objectives and activities (Optional information)
|All are trustees and members are unpaid volunteers, parents/career or staff members of Nettlesworth Primary school.
We are a no benefit organisation. All money is spent, after voting by trustees, to fund events/activities for the benefit if the pupils.
Section D Achievements and performance
|Summary of the main achievements of the charity during the year
|We also raised additional funds for outdoor playground developments via Funding applications:
We secured donations from :
· Plants and soil from Pity Me & Edmonsley Congburn Garden Centres.
· MKM building supplies are providing us with £300 worth of building materials for school raised veg beds.
· Jewson has provided 2 tons of soil, 1 ton pebbles & 500 kg of compost for the raised beds
· B&Q kindly donated £40 worth of outdoor paint to redecorate our garden sheds and to paint our raised beds
· ASH signing donated the Fantastic Field of Fun Banner
Review of Activities this school year to date:
Raised over £400 with our Xmas Fair
Funded Halloween Disco
Funded Spring Disco
Easter Egg Prizes Donation
|Section E Financial review|
|Brief statement of the charity’s policy on reserves||The charity does not keep reserves. All funds are made available for the benefit of the school and pupils, after agreements by trustees.|
|Details of any funds materially in deficit||N/A|
|Further financial review details (Optional information)|
|The charity’s principal source of fund is fundraising within the school & local community. Yet, this year we are working on a larger scheme (playground development) so we have also turned our attention to grant applications.
Section D highlights how all our expenditure supported our key objectives of our charity, namely for the benefit of the school and its pupils.
|Section G Declaration|
|The trustees declare that they have approved the trustees’ report above.
Signed on behalf of the charity’s trustees
|Full name(s)||Papi Messaad Taieb|
|Position (eg Secretary, Chair, etc)||Chair from June 2016 to January 2018
|Date||27th April 2022|