The Governing Body, in conjunction with the Principal and Executive Members of staff are responsible for the formulation of annual budgets. This budget is approved by parents at the Annual General Meeting and management is responsible for its implementation. School fees form part of this operation, so parents are well aware of financial implications.
While on the subject of finance, it should be remembered that GDE support covers only the basic costs and the salaries of a quota of staff according to official GDE staff/learner ratios.
Extra teaching staff to maintain reasonable class sizes, additional staff to run and maintain the property and its grounds all costs money.
The Governing Body and parents of the learners continue to accept these and other responsibilities. Through fundraising efforts they have ensured the future of the school by way of buildings, sports facilities, educational extras – and the staff to operate them