Governance & The Association


Orange Christian Schools Limited is an incorporated limited liability Public Company referred to as The Association. Orange Christian Schools Limited operates Orange Christian School.

School Governance

Orange Christian Schools Ltd is governed by nine elected Board Members at its Annual General meeting.

The Board governs Orange Christian School. Board Members must comply with the criteria set down in the Constitution and, to be nominated, must have been an Association member for at least 12 months.

The 2016/17 Board for Orange Christian School Ltd is:

1. Mrs Kristy Cordery – Chairman

2. Mr Bruce Middleton – Vice Chairman

3. Mr Tony Pierce – Treasurer

4. Mrs Kristi Cooke

5. Mr Ian Baker

6. Mr David Coleman

7. Mr Allen Grant

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Orange Christian Schools Ltd AGM 2016

Orange Christian Schools Ltd held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the school on the 26th May 2016.

Procedure for AGM’s.

The official nomination form can be downloaded here and each Board nominee needs to supply a personal profile of no more than 500 words to be supplied to other Association members before the election.

The election of office bearers will happen at the AGM. Should association members be unable to attend they can elect to fill out a proxy form . A copy of the proxy form can be downloaded here.

Orange Christian Schools Ltd Association

Orange Christian Schools Limited is an incorporated limited liability Public Company referred to as The Association. Orange Christian Schools Limited operates Orange Christian School.

Membership is open to those who wish to promote the schools and Christian education and who are active in a local church. Nomination is required by an existing Association member, together with a reference by an existing Board member. A membership fee of $22.00 per person per year, or $33.00 per couple (including GST) per year applies and is payable at the time of lodgment of the application.

Parents are invited to prayerfully consider joining the Association. This matter is not to be taken lightly. It was through this Association that parents and friends investigated the formation of Orange Christian School in the early 1980’s and today we see how God has blessed that vision. The character of the schools depends on new Association members catching the vision of the founding members and carrying it forward.

A Board of 9 is elected from the Association members at the Annual General Meeting of the Association held in March each year. Board members are elected for a three year term with one third retiring annually. It is the responsibility of this Board to interview and appoint staff, purchase land and establish buildings and the necessary facilities in which a school can function, and to oversee the finances and administration of the Schools.

The Board members meet monthly and routinely discuss, with the Principal, progress and problems in the daily life of the schools. Time is spent in prayer commending to God the children, teachers and parents of the schools.

The Association meets once each term to receive reports from the Board, Principal and Business Manager and to discuss issues and direction concerned with the development of the school.

The parents, through this means, shape the policies of the school. Matters determined by the Association or its Board include fee scales, school uniform, enrolment policy, class sizes, parent involvement and assistance to other Associations etc.

The Principal and teachers have responsibility for the planning and implementation of the teaching program. The day to day running of the school, choice of educational material and methodology of teaching are matters decided by the staff within the guidelines set by the Association through the Board, with special regard to maintaining the Christian basis of the schools.

Association Application form is available here for downloading. A copy of the Constitution is available from the school office. A list of current Association members is available at the front office for inspection.


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