Seend Church of England Primary School is a voluntary aided School. Voluntary aided schools are usually called religious schools or faith schools. In a voluntary aided school:
- The land and buildings are normally owned by a charity, often a religious organisation such as a church, but the governing body is responsible for running the school.
- The school is funded partly by the local education authority, partly by the governing body, and partly by the charity.
- The governing body employs the staff.
- The local education authority provides support services.
- The pupils have to follow the national curriculum.
- The admissions policy is determined and administered by the governors in consultation with the local education authority and other relevant schools in the area.