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ration of such notice, or shall, in lieu of notice, at the option of the governors, be paid a sum equivalent to a quarter's stipend and a quarter's proportion of fees.
45. Whenever circumstances require it, and the income of the charity shall be sufficient for the purpose, the governors may appoint an additional teacher or teachers for the purposes of the school, and may pay to every such teacher such salary or stipend, not exceeding the annual sum of eighty pounds, as they shall see fit. Every such teacher shall hold office during the pleasure of the governors, and may be displaced by them at any time, with or without notice, as they shall see fit.
46. The instruction to be afforded in the school shall comprise the principles of the Christian religion, the Greek, Latin, French, and German languages and literature, elementary instruction in the sciences applicable to the practical arts, land surveying, drawing, and designing, mathematics, algebra, arithmetic, book and account keeping, general English literature and composition, sacred and profane history, geography and writing, and such other subjects of instruction as the governors may from time to time authorize or direct, with a view to providing a sound religious, moral, and useful education. But it shall be in the discretion of the governors to defer any portion of the instruction hereinbefore specified which the funds for the school for the time being shall be insufficient to provide.
The school may be divided into such departments or sections for the purposes of the instruction to be given thereat as the governors may from time to time direct.
47. Religious instruction shall be given by the master at such times as he shall think best by reading and explaining the Holy Scriptures to all the boys; and instruction in the liturgy and catechism of the Church of England shall also be given by the master in like manner to all the boys, except those whose parents, or persons standing in loco parentis, (being respectively persons not in communion with that Church,) shall state in writing to the governor or the master that they object to such last-mentioned instruction upon conscientious grounds.
48. Suitable prayers taken from the liturgy of the Church of England shall be read by the master every morning and evening in the school.
49. The boys, accompanied by the master, shall attend Divine Service at the parish church of Moulton regularly on Sundays, with the exception of those boys (if any) whose parents, or persons standing in loco parentis, (being respectively persons not in communion with the Church of England,) shall state in writing to the governors or the master that they object to such attendance upon conscientious grounds, and in such cases the master shall take care as far as possible that all such boys shall regularly attend some other place of religious public worship on Sundays.
50. All boys residing in the wapentake of Elloe, of the age of eight years and upwards, being of good character, and able to read and write, (unless unfitted by infectious disorder or other sufficient cause,) shall, to the extent and capacity of the school, be qualified
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for admission thereto and entitled to partake of all the benefits and advantages thereof, on payment of such sums as by this scheme are provided, but no boy shall be entitled to remain in the said school after he shall have attained the age of nineteen years. The admission and number of the boys, and their continuance in the school, shall be regulated from time to time by the governors, who may at any time order the admission into the school of boys residing elsewhere than in the wapentake of Elloe, if the accom. modation at the school be sufficient for that purpose.
51. The governors shall have the power of placing boys in the Election of school, subject to any regulations which they may make from time boys. to time at any meeting.
52. A register shall be kept by the master of the number and Register of description of boys from time to time in the school, and of the boys. periods of their severally being admitted to and leaving the same, and such register shall always be open to the inspection of the governors, and of the persons authorized by them.
53. The governors shall have the power of dismissing and Suspension and expelling any boy from the school for any breach of the rules, or expulsion of for immorality, theft, indecent conduct, or insubordination, or other sufficient cause, and the master may immediately suspend any boy guilty of any such misconduct from further attendance at the school until the case can be reported to the governors, and decided upon by them.
54. The boys attending the school shall pay capitation fees, as Capitation fees. follows; viz.-Every boy under twelve years of age such sum not exceeding one pound per quarter, and every boy being twelve years of age and upwards, such sum not exceeding one pound five shillings per quarter, as the governors shall from time to time direct.
Such capitation fees shall be paid in advance quarterly to the master, and shall be accounted for by him to the governors, in order that the same may be applied by them as directed by this scheme.
55. The governors may, if they see fit, appoint boys from the Foundation Lower School to be foundation scholars in the Upper School, and scholars. may remit the payment of capitation fees in favour of such foundation scholars, either wholly or in part; provided that there shall not be more than six foundation scholars in the school at one time, and that no more than two such foundation scholars shall be appointed in any one year. The foundation scholars shall hold their respective appointments during such periods, and subject to such regulations and conditions, as the governors may from time to time prescribe; and such scholars (or any of them) may be appointed by the governors from time to time, upon the occasion of the annual examination of the Lower School, as herein-after mentioned.
56. The capitation fees received from the boys shall be applied Application of by the governors first in providing the prizes and paying the capitation fees. examiner for the purposes of the examination directed by this scheme, and the clear residue of such fees shall be divided halfyearly into three parts, and two of such third parts shall be paid
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to the master in augmentation of his stipend, and the remaining one third part shall be paid to the assistant master (if any) in like manner, and if there be no assistant master such one third part shall be carried to the general account of the charity. Such payments to the master and assistant master (if any) shall be made half-yearly, on such days as the governors may from time to time direct.
57. All printed books and stationery necessary for the use of the scholars shall be provided at the expense of the parents, relations, or friends of the scholars.
The master shall provide all requisite fuel, firing, and lights for the use of the school; and the governors, if they think fit, may allow and pay to the master out of the income of the charity such an annual sum not exceeding twenty pounds, as they may consider sufficient for those purposes.
58. Subject to the directions herein contained, and to such general regulations as the governors may from time to time prescribe, the discipline of the school, and the internal regulations and management thereof, and the holidays and vacations to be allowed, shall from time to time be under the direction and control of the master of the school.
59. There shall be an annual examination of the boys at the school at such time as shall be appointed by the governors; and the governors shall appoint a suitable examiner, being a graduate of one of the English universities, or of the University of Dublin, to conduct such examination, and may pay the examiner any sum not exceeding three pounds three shillings, for his trouble and expenses; and such examination shall take place in the presence of the governors, or such of them as can conveniently attend, and of the master of the school, and such other persons as the governors may from time to time invite to attend the same.
60. The governors may yearly, upon the occasion of such examination, distribute such prizes as they may think fit among the meritorious scholars who shall distinguish themselves for learning or good conduct, and who in the judgment of the master of the school and the examiner shall be most deserving of the same; provided that no single prize shall exceed in value the sum of one pound, and that the whole amount to be expended in prizes in any one year shall not exceed the sum of five pounds.
AS TO THE LOWER SCHOOL.
61. The Lower School shall be carried on in the schoolhouse and premises hitherto used as the grammar school, subject and according to the provisions of this scheme. Such schoolhouse and premises may be adapted and fitted up by the governors for the purposes of the school, in accordance with the provisions hereinbefore contained for that purpose.
62. The master of the Lower School shall be appointed by the governors at a meeting to be held for that purpose as soon as conveniently may be after the establishment of this scheme; and every vacancy in such mastership shall be filled up by the governors from time to time by a fresh appointment to be made at
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a meeting to be specially called for the purpose as soon as conveniently may be after the occurrence of such vacancy. The master shall be a member of the Church of England, duly qualified to give instruction in the various branches of education contemplated by this scheme for the Lower School. And for the purposes of obtaining an efficient master, the governors shall, previously to making any appointment, advertise in such newspapers and receive such testimonials of candidates as they may deem expedient.
63. The master of the Lower School shall be paid out of the Stipend to income of the charity, in half-yearly payments, such an annual master. stipend not exceeding the sum of seventy pounds as shall be fixed from time to time by the governors.
If the master shall be removed by the governors for cause assigned, he shall be entitled to a proportionate part of his stipend, and of the portion of capitation fees payable to the master under this scheme up to the day of his removal; but if he shall be removed without cause assigned, he shall be entitled to have a quarter's notice of such removal, and to receive his stipend and proportion of capitation fees up to the expiration of such notice, or in lieu of such notice he shall, at the option of the governors, be paid a sum equivalent to a quarter's stipend and a quarter's portion of fees.
64. The master shall not at any time during the tenure of his Master not to office hold or exercise any other office, appointment, or employ- have other ment whatsoever, except as permitted by this scheme. employment.
65. The governors, if they so think fit, may provide a suitable Master's resihouse and premises in the parish of Moulton for the residence of dence. the master of the Lower School (either by renting, or by purchasing, or building the same,) out of the funds and resources of the charity; provided that no such house or premises shall be so purchased or built by the governors without the sanction of the Board of Charity Commissioners for England and Wales.
66. The master shall reside in the parish of Moulton, and in Master to case any residence shall be provided for him by the governors, in reside. accordance with the foregoing provision, he shall reside therein, and have the use and occupation thereof in his official character, and not as tenant, and he shall not underlet or part with the possession of the same residence and premises, or any part thereof, and in case of his removal he shall deliver up possession thereof to the governors, or as they shall direct.
67. The master shall hold office during the pleasure of the Removal of governors, who may from time to time remove him from his office master. as they shall see occasion, at a meeting to be duly convened for that purpose, either with or without assigning cause for such
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68. Every master previously to entering into office shall be Declaration to required to sign a declaration to be entered in the minute book of the governors in the following form:“I, declare that I will always, to the "best of my ability, discharge the duties of master of the Lower "School at Moulton during my tenure of the office, according to
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"the provisions of the scheme for the regulation thereof; and "that in case I shall be removed by the governors I will acquiesce "in such removal, and will thereupon relinquish all claim to "the mastership and its future emoluments, and will deliver up possession of the school and school residence (if any) to the governors."
69. If circumstances require it, and the funds and resources of the charity shall be sufficient, the governors may from time to time appoint an assistant master, and any additional teacher or teachers, for the purposes of the school, at such respective salaries, not exceeding the annual sum of fifty pounds for each such salary, as the governors may think proper; and such assistant master and teachers respectively may be at any time removed by the governors with or without notice or cause assigned.
70. Neither the master nor any assistant master or teacher shall at any time receive or demand from any boy in the school, or from any person whomsoever on behalf of any such boy, any gratuity, fee, or payment other than as is prescribed or authorized by this scheme.
71. The instruction to be afforded in the Lower School shall be in the principles of the Christian religion, reading, writing, spelling, vocal music, general history and geography, English grammar, arithmetic, book and account keeping; and elementary instruction shall be given in the sciences applicable to trades and useful pursuits, and in such other subjects as the governors may from time to time authorize or direct, with the view of providing a sound, moral, religious, and useful education adapted for the working, labouring, and other poorer classes. But the governors may defer any portion of the instruction herein-before specified which the funds of the school may be not sufficient to provide; and for the purposes of convenient instruction they may divide the school into such departments or sections as they may think fit.
72. Religious instruction shall be given by the master at such times as he shall think best, by reading and explaining the Holy Scriptures to all the boys; and instruction in the catechism of the Church of England shall also be given by the master in like manner to all the boys, except those whose parents, or persons standing in loco parentis, (being respectively persons not in communion with that Church,) shall state in writing to the master or the governors that they object to such last-mentioned instruction upon conscientious grounds.
73. Suitable prayers, taken from the liturgy of the Church of England, shall be read by the master every morning and evening in the school.
74. The boys, accompanied by the master, shall attend Divine Service in the parish church at Moulton regularly on Sundays, with the exception of those boys (if any) whose parents, or persons standing in loco parentis, (being respectively persons not in communion with the Church of England,) shall state in writing to the governors or the master that they object to such attendance upon