Declaration of Trust Deed

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THIS DECLARATION OF TRUST is made the                    day of
2000 by the Ripon and Leeds Diocesan Board of Finance a charitable company whose
registered office is situated at Ripon and Leeds Diocesan Office, St Mary’s Street, Leeds,
LS9 7DP

1.     RECITALS

       1.1. The land and buildings specified in the Schedule (‘the Trust Property’) (which
            expression includes all property for the time being subject to the trusts here
            declared) are vested in the Board and comprise the premises (less the playing fields)
            of [           ] Church of England (voluntary aided) [           ] School [
                  ] (‘the School’)

       1.2. The Board is desirous of declaring the charitable trusts applicable to the School and
            the Trust Property


2.     DECLARATION

       The Board declares that it stands possessed of the Trust Property upon trust to permit the
       Trust Property to be used and occupied for the purposes of a Church of England
       voluntary or foundation school within the meaning of the School Standards and
       Framework Act 1998 and any legislation amending or replacing the same which school
       shall be in union with and conducted upon the principles and in furtherance of the ends
       and designs of the National Society (Church of England) for Promoting Religious
       Education.

3.     CONTROL OF SCHOOL

       [The School shall be for the benefit of children and young persons resident in or in the
       neighbourhood of the ecclesiastical Parish of [       ] in the Diocese of Ripon and
       Leeds (‘the Diocese’)]

       Subject to clause 5 the control management and direction of the School shall be vested in
       the governing body of the School except in so far as the local education authority has
       powers of control and direction under the provisions of the Education Acts.

4.     HOLDING OF TRUST FUNDS

       The Board shall hold all money securities and other property real or personal paid or
       transferred to the Board for the purposes of this deed to apply it and any income arising
       from it in such manner as the Board shall determine for the benefit of the School and the
       advancement of education in the School.

5.     USE OF TRUST PROPERTY

       The Board shall control the occupation and use of the Trust Property during such time or
       times as the Trust Property shall not be in use or required for the purposes of the School
       and (without prejudice to the generality of the above provisions) may use the Trust
       Property or allow it to be used for promoting aiding or furthering in any manner the

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       educational religious or other charitable work in the Church of England on such terms
       and conditions that the Board shall from time to time think fit with power for the Board
       to delegate all or any of the above powers to the foundation governors or the governing
       body of the School upon such terms as the Board shall from time to time think fit and to
       revoke or vary any such delegation.

6. APPLICATION OF TRUST PROPERTY

      The Board may sell mortgage lease or otherwise dispose of the Trust Property or any part
      of it and any other property held for the purposes of this deed in any manner for the time
      being authorised by law and receive and give a good discharge for the purchase or other
      money and subject to the Board applying the net money arising under any such
      transaction (‘the Net Money’) in paying and discharging all incumbences, liabilities and
      responsibilities contracted or occasioned in the execution of the trusts of this deed the
      surplus (if any) shall be applied for the benefit of the School and the advancement of
      education in the school in such a manner as the Board shall determine.

7. APPLICATION OF NET MONEY

      If at any time the Net Money cannot in the opinion of the Board be applied for the
      purposes set out above and subject to any order, direction or determination made by the
      Secretary of State for Education and Employment under the Education Acts such money
      shall be held by the Board to be applied for the benefit of Church of England voluntary
      and foundation schools (within the meaning of the School Standards and Framework Act
      1998 or any legislation amending or replacing the same) in the Diocese in such a manner
      as the Board with the consent of the Ripon and Leeds Diocesan Board of Education
      thinks fit.

8. POWERS OF INVESTMENT

      Any money required to be invested under this trust may be invested in the purchase or
      upon the security of such investments or property real or personal of whatsoever
      description and wherever situated as the Board shall in its absolute discretion think fit to
      the intent that the Board shall have the same powers of making and transposing
      investments in all respects that the Board would have it were absolutely and beneficially
      entitled to the money required to be invested.

9.     INTERPRETATION

       The clause headings do not form part of this deed and shall not be taken into account in
       its interaction or interpretation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF this instrument has been executed as deed and the Board has
caused its common seal to be hereunto affixed on the day and year first above written.

                                                                  SCHEDULE

                                                       [Description of Trust Property]



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THE COMMON SEAL of                                                )
THE RIPON AND LEEDS                                               )
DIOCESAN BOARD OF FINANCE                                         )
was hereunto affixed in the presence of                           )




              Member of the Board



              Secretary




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