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St George's, Edinburgh, SC012632
Registered charity from 15 March 1928
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressGarscube Terrace
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH12 6BG
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Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies House
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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. Object:
The objects of the School are:- (a) to advance education through the maintenance, management, development and carrying on of a school or schools, in particular (but without prejudice to the foregoing generality) through the promotion of educational excellence for girls and the carrying on at St George’s School, Edinburgh of a primary and secondary school for girls, a primary school for boys up to and including Primary 3, and a nursery school for girls and boys, including the provision of boarding facilities and support for the personal, social and intellectual development of its pupils; (b) (i) to work in partnership within the Scottish education sector to advance education, in particular (but without prejudice to the foregoing generality) through the training and continuing professional development of teachers, collaboration with and the provision of assistance to relevant national bodies in relation to the national curriculum, and the promotion of the setting and marking of national examinations and other activities designed to advance education in Scotland for the public benefit; (ii) to advance citizenship or community development and culture, in particular (but without prejudice to the foregoing generality) through the provision of community support and public benefit through the voluntary sector, the establishment and maintenance of community partnerships with local authority schools, the encouragement of volunteering and the promotion of civic responsibility amongst pupils, the creation of international links and partnerships, and promotion within the community of an understanding and awareness of Scotland and its culture and those of other countries; CONT'D
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 31 Jan 2024
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)
Constitutional Form Date: 15 Mar 1928
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: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the advancement of education","the advancement of citizenship or community development","the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science","the advancement of public participation in sport","the provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended","the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage"
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 or 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.Types of activity undertaken: "It carries out activities or services itself"
Notes: Previous name - St George's School For Girls from 15/03/1928 to 25/08/2021 FURTHER POBJECTIVES (iii) to provide facilities, including sporting facilities, playing fields and any other ancillary facilities for sports and recreation; a library; a musical centre; laboratories; and such other facilities as may be appropriate; and to provide such facilities for use by the School and its pupils and, where the Trustees consider it appropriate and subject to any conditions which may be imposed, to permit use of such facilities by members of the public at such times as the Trustees agree will not unduly restrict or interfere with the School’s use of the facilities, in order to advance education (including physical education); public participation in sport; the arts, heritage, culture and science; and to provide recreational facilities or organise recreational activities for members of (or male or female members of) the public at large, or for those who have need of them by reason of disadvantage, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are intended; (iv) to advance heritage by the preservation and maintenance of the School’s listed buildings and landscape; and- (c) to promote such similar charitable purposes, objects or institutions in such proportions and manner as the Trustees shall think fit. The expressions ‘charitable purpose’ or ‘charitable object’ shall mean a charitable purpose under section 7 of the 2005 Act which is also regarded as a charitable purpose in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts and a ‘charitable institution’ shall mean a charity in terms of the 2005 Act which is also regarded as a charity in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts, or a charity under the law of any other jurisdiction which is also regarded as a charity in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts, provided that nothing in these Articles shall authorise an application of the property of the School other than in furtherance of a charitable purpose.
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Jul 2019 £10,365,430 £10,653,311 17 Oct 2019 Yes
31 Jul 2020 £10,156,778 £10,048,164 17 Mar 2021 Yes
31 Jul 2021 £9,626,829 £9,774,319 14 Dec 2021 Yes
31 Jul 2022 £10,734,148 £10,529,505 20 Dec 2022 Yes
31 Jul 2023 £11,371,240 £11,767,216 31 Jan 2024 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
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