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The Governors at Vyners are committed to working in close partnership with the Headteacher, staff, parents, students and the local community in developing a positive, successful, creative and supportive learning environment for the students at Vyners.

The Local Governing Body's main duties are to:

  • Set the strategic direction, policies and objectives of the school
  • Set appropriate targets for student achievement at each Key Stage
  • Critically review the school's budget and development plans
  • Review progress against the school's budget and objectives
  • Challenge and support the Headteacher

If you believe you have the skills, experience and the time needed and would like to become a governor please contact our governance team on the following email address

Detailed below is information about the governance of both the school and Vanguard Learning Trust of which we are a member.

Mark Hague - Chair of Governors

Vanguard Learning Trust

Vanguard Learning Trust was first established as Vyners School Academy Trust in October 2011.  When Ryefield Primary School joined the Trust on 1st February 2015 the name was changed to Vyners Learning Trust.  The name was changed again to Vanguard Learning Trust on 29th March 2018, to facilitate further expansion.  The Trust was delighted to welcome Ruislip High School on 1 September 2018, and Field End Junior School / Hermitage Primary School in September 2021.

Whilst Trust schools retain their individual identities and their own Local Governing Body, they operate as the same legal entity with a single Board of Trustees who have responsibility to ensure that the vision and values of the Trust are lived up to at each school and that each Local Governing Body is held accountable for the highest levels of teaching and learning within their schools.  

The Trust has its own website, with full details of its governance arrangements.  Copies of our statutory accounts and Articles of Association may also be found on the Vanguard Learning Trust website.

For statutory accounts information, please visit the Vanguard Learning Trust Governance page.

For more information, including a copy of our scheme of delegation, please visit the Vanguard Learning Trust website.

Key Roles – Trust

The Chair of the Board of Trustees:
Mr Peter Davies

The Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees:
Mr David Trood

The Chair of the Trust’s Finance and Resources Committee:     Mr Peter Davies 

The Chair of the Trust's Audit and Risk Committee:      Mr Andy Sykes

The Chair of the Curriculum and Standards Committee:     Mr Kim Rowe

The Chair of the Safeguarding Forum:     Mrs Pauline Nixon

The Chair of the Strategy Committee:  Cllr Eddie Lavery

The Chair of the Chairs Forum:  Mr Mark Hague

Key Roles – School

The Acting Chair of the Local Governing Body for Vyners School:
Mrs Claire Clarke

The Acting Vice-Chair of the Local Governing Body:
Mrs Kirsty Farrell

Acting Chair of the Pay Committee: 
Mrs Claire Clarke



Our Chief Executive Officer is Dr Martina Lecky.

Any of the Trustees may be contacted directly by writing to them c/o the registered company address (Field End Junior School, Field End Road, Eastcote, Middlesex, HA4 9PQ) or by email (, clearly stating the name of the individual to whom you wish it to be addressed.

The Chair of the Local Governing Body or any of the Governors may be contacted by writing to them ℅  Vyners School, Warren Road, Ickenham, UB10 8AB or by email (, clearly stating the name of the individual to whom you wish it to be addressed

Included on this page:

  • Local Governors of Vyners School and their terms of office 
  • Vyners School Governors’ attendance record 
  • The Local Funding Agreement for Vyners School
  • Vyners School Local Governing Body’s Terms of Reference and Scheme of Delegation 
  • Vyners School Local Governing Body’s sub-committees’ Terms of Reference 
  • Vanguard Learning Trust Register of Business Interests 

Details of our Articles of Association can be accessed here.


Formal details of incorporation:

Vanguard Learning Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales.

Registered Number: 07796938. 

Registered Office: Field End Junior School, Field End Road, Eastcote, Middlesex, HA4 9PQ.


Vyners Parent Governor Election - Summer 2024

  1. Invitation letter - call for nominations (click here)

  2. Information for potential parent governors (click here)

  3. Vanguard Learning Trust local governor role description (click here)

  4. Nomination form (click here)