The School Library Association, SC039453
Registered charity from 26 March 2008
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: 1 Pine Court
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: SN2 8AD
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Office/Home Address: Principal Office
The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.Website: http://www.sla.org.uk
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 05 Nov 2014
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: UK and overseas
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Outwith Scotland
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose. Charities were asked to identify at least one charitable purpose which applied to their activities.Purposes: The advancement of education
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: Children / young people
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Activities: It carries out activities or services itself
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects.
To encourage for educational and recreational ends the provision
organisation and use of libraries in schools and colleges.
To advise on the training and qualifications of School Librarians, to establish
courses and other forms of training in School Librarianship and to award
diplomas and other certificates of competence therein PROVIDED ALWAYS
that no diploma or certificate issued by the Association shall contain any
statement expressing or implying that it is granted by or under the authority of
the Board of Trade or any Governmental Department or Authority.
To provide and maintain libraries for the purpose of promoting the objects of
To print publish and distribute books magazines periodicals and publications
of all kinds with a view to promoting the objects of the Association, and in
particular to print and publish the periodical known as "The School Librarian".
To purchase or by any other means acquire hire and take option over any
property whatever, and any rights or privileges of any kind over or in respect
of any property.
To improve, manage, construct, repair, develop, exchange, let on lease or
otherwise, mortgage, charge, sell, dispose of, turn to account, grant licences,
options, rights and privileges in respect of, or otherwise deal with all or any
part of the property and rights of the Association.
To undertake and execute any trust which may lawfully be undertaken by the
Association and may be conducive to its objects.
To borrow or raise money for the purposes of the Association on such terms
and on such security as may be thought fit and take and accept any gift of
money property or other assets whether subject to any special trust or not.
To invest the moneys of the Association not immediately required for its
purpose or upon such investments, securities or property as may be thought fit, but so that moneys subject or representing property subject to the
jurisdiction of the Charity Commissioners for England
Income and Expenditure figures are only available for all charities from June 2012. Prior to this, the data capture of expenditure figures depended on the type of form the charity completed.
Annual Return Submission History
|Mailing Cycle||Financial Year||Annual Return|
|The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested.Year End||The gross income for the period.Income||Expenditure||The date OSCR sent the return to the charity.Issued||Received||The date the return was validated by OSCR.Checked||Overdue / Late|
|2010||31 Mar 2010||£391,044||£0||25 May 2010||03 Nov 2010||08 Jun 2011||No|
|2011||31 Mar 2011||£321,343||£0||28 Apr 2011||09 Aug 2011||10 Aug 2011||No|
|2012||31 Mar 2012||£300,989||£315,341||23 Apr 2012||10 Jul 2012||27 Aug 2012||No|
|2013||31 Mar 2013||£314,515||£302,599||02 Apr 2013||22 Oct 2013||28 Oct 2013||No|
|2014||31 Mar 2014||£301,310||£289,526||31 Mar 2014||17 Oct 2014||05 Nov 2014||No|
Charity Accounts and Constitutions
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