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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Wooden Spoon Society

  • Income

    £3.0M

  • Spending

    £2.7M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 326691 Company no. 1847860

Contact details

Public address

  • Sentinel House, Harvest Crescent, Fleet, GU51 2UZ

Aims & activities

Our vision is to make a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged children and young people through our commitment to quality charitable work.Our projects are aimed at meeting the needs of children and young people in the British Isles aged up to 25 who are disadvantaged physically, mentally or socially.We fund capital projects and deliver operational social programmes.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • Amateur sport
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£3.0M

Expenditure:

£2.7M

Assets and liabilities

  • £15.7K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.0M Other assets
  • £752.1K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

82%
44%
8%

Charitable objects

TO RELIEVE SUFFERING AMONG AND TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF MENTALLY OR PHYSICALLY DISABLED CHILDREN AND ADULTS AND OTHER PERSONS IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE IN THE BRITISH ISLANDS (AS DEFINED IN THE INTERPRETATION ACT 1978) AND THE REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, BY REASON OF THEIR DISABILITY OR SOCIAL, FINANCIAL OR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 12 SEPTEMBER 1984 AS AMENDED 15 DECEMBER 2003, 13 JUNE 2005,18 DECEMBER 2006 AND 10TH OCTOBER 2007.

Area of benefit

United Kingdom

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Spoon
Wooden Spoon
Wss

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
  • 10 Trustees
  • 13 Employees
  • 320 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Nigel Giles Timson None on record
David Raymond Allen Obe The Scar Free Foundation Up-to-date
Martin Sanders None on record
Alison Natalie Kay Lowe Leeds Survivor Led Crisis Services Up-to-date
Volition - Leeds Up-to-date
Richard Smith Hagge Woods Trust Up-to-date
York Citizens' Theatre Trust Ltd Up-to-date
John Gibson None on record
Brian Whitefoot None on record
Mark Mccafferty None on record
Quentin Paul Graham Smith (Chair) None on record
Joanna Elizabeth Coombs None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Ireland
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales