The Board manages the school on behalf of the patron and is accountable to the patron and the Minister. The Board should adopt a child-centred approach to all of its work. It must also have regard to the efficient use of resources (particularly the grants provided by the State), the public interest in the affairs of the school and accountability to students, parents and the community. The Board must also uphold the characteristic spirit (ethos) of the school and is accountable to the patron for so doing.
(a) Persons nominated shall possess skills complementary to the Board's skill requirements.
(b) Persons shall be nominated with a consciousness of having a gender balance on the Board.
(c) Persons nominated shall be interested in education and its promotion but would not normally be parents of pupils attending the school.
(d) Persons nominated from the community served by the school shall have a commitment to the Educate Together ethos of the school.