The Dragon School Trust Ltd is a company registered under the Companies Act 1985 (number 524331) and a registered charity (number 309676). It is a company limited by guarantee.
The Dragon School Trust Ltd’s primary object is to run the Dragon School, Oxford, though the company’s objects allow it to run any other school. The company was first incorporated 6 October 1953. Revised Memorandum and Articles were adopted 8 November 2008.
The Governors of the Dragon School are also trustees of the charity, directors and members of the company. New governors are appointed by the members of the company (who are congruent with the board of governors). Governors hold office for six years, whereupon they may be reappointed. Governors retire at the age of 70 unless a Special Resolution is passed to allow continuation in office. There may be no more than 20 and no fewer than seven governors. The liability of the members is limited to £1 each. The Chairman of the Governing Body may be contacted in writing at the main School address found here, or via the Bursar, Martin Johnson on 01865 315403.
The school invests the whole of any surpluses generated in its buildings, infrastructure and equipment. The latest accounts are available on request from the Bursary or may be seen on-line, together with other summary information, from the Charity Commission Website.