Category Archives: Charities

Faith, Hope and Not-Really Charities

“It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.” Mary Wollstonecraft Our preschool has been around for almost 50 years, but it was constituted as charity in 1996 (which makes us 20 years old this year – woo … Continue reading

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My mum brought me up to be helpful, so this is hopefully a helpful blog if you’re thinking of applying to become a trustee. (I hear there’s a College of Teaching looking for people.) I’ve been acting as a trustee … Continue reading

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Falls the Shadow

When you voluntarily help to create or run an educational setting, you do so with an agenda that guides you. You might not be aware that you have an agenda, or you might choose not to examine what it is. But we … Continue reading

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Wanted: Preschool Charity Workers

This job is a superb opportunity for anyone wanting to learn about how a preschool runs, including charity law, finances, pension law, dealing with the local authority, interviewing and appointing staff, managing staffing levels, ordering resources, maintaining a website and, … Continue reading

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