Chair of Governors Report-2016

Chair of Governors
Warren Tucker


Henry Head Photo

Mr. H Head

Henry is a former secondary school teacher, local authority officer, Diocesan Director of Education, OFSTED inspector, External Adviser for Headteacher Performance Management, lay canon of Salisbury Cathedral.  Currently Licensed Lay Minister and a Cathedral Tower Guide.



S Evans

Dr. S Evans

I have lived in Laverstock since 1991. I am a retired GP and hospice doctor. I have three sons, who were all educated in Salisbury. I am interested in seeing Wyvern flourish as a valued and distinctive part of the secondary school provision in Salisbury. (I have 8 grandchildren who are, or in coming years, will be going through the education system here, so have a vested interest).Special responsibility in the governing body is child protection.  

Mr Trevor Branch

Mrs Lucy Salisbury

Director Appointed Governor

J Paterson Photo

Mrs. Jan Paterson, Vice-Chair

I am currently retired having spent my whole career in Education. I was a primary Headteacher in the Salisbury area for 23 years. My past teaching experience includes expertise in nursery education, primary education and special education. I have also been an Advisory Teacher and an Ofsted Inspector.


Parent Governor

Mrs Julia Wheatley


Mrs C Tailby


Mr, J Glenn, MP in Salisbury

Mr, J Glenn, MP

John Glen was born in Bath in 1974. He studied Modern History at Oxford University (MA, 1996) and gained an MBA from Cambridge University (2003). After Oxford John worked as a Researcher for two Government Ministers (1996/7) and then embarked on a 13 year career in strategy consulting at Andersen Consulting (subsequently Accenture).

John worked in the oil and gas industry, public sector and as a Senior Manager was special adviser to the Global Managing Director for Strategy Consulting where he managed his employer’s relationship with the World Economic Forum, attending Davos in 2007, -2009. John was seconded to support the Leader of the Opposition (Rt.Hon. William Hague MP) in 2000/2001 and served as Deputy Director and then Director of the Conservative Research Department 2005-6.  John served as a Magistrate (JP) in Westminster 2006-20012.

Entering Parliament in 2010 as MP for Salisbury, Wiltshire John was elected to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee; he left the Select Committee in 2012 to become Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS) to Rt. Hon Eric Pickles MP , Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. John has chaired the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Uncertainties since 2012. John is married to Emma and has two step-children.

Clerk to Governors

Mrs C Sawyer –

Governing Body Attendance and Pecuniary Interests

Governing Body Term Details and Pecuniary Interests for 2017/2018

Wyvern LGB Governance Details

(to be reviewed in conjunction with St Edmund’s LGB Governance Details)

Name Governor Type and Appointing Body


Appointment Date Term of Office Pecuniary/ Material Interest or Additional Governor Role Specific Responsibilities Attendance for 2017/2018
Mr Trevor Branch Foundation (MLP Trust /SDBE) 13/06/2017 4 years Chair of Governors, Pembroke Park Academy

Trustee, SRET

Health and Safety 8/8
Mrs Nicola Bull Head      (MLP Trust) 01/06/2018 N/A Employed by MLP   1/1
Dr Sharon Evans Foundation (MLP Trust    /SDBE) 26/05/2015 4 years No relevant interests Safeguarding 7/8
Mrs Jan Paterson Trustee Appointed (MLP Trust) 29/06/2015 4 years No relevant interests SEND


Mrs Lucy Salisbury Foundation (MLP Trust /SDBE) 13/06/2017 4 years No relevant interests   5/8
Mrs Christina Tailby Trustee Appointed       (MLP Trust) 10/06/2016 4 years Employed by MLP   7/8
Mr Warren Tucker Trustee Appointed (MLP Trust) 13/09/2017 4 years No relevant interests Whistleblowing 8/8
Mrs Julia Wheatley Parent (Parents/ MLP Trust) 07/03/2016 4 years No relevant interests   7/8
Mrs Frances Smith-Wain Foundation (Diocese of Salisbury) 24/07/2017

Resigned 31/07/2018

4 years No relevant interests   8/8
Canon Tom Clammer Foundation Ex Officio (Diocese of Salisbury) N/A  Resigned 17/05/2018 N/A No relevant interests   3/6
Mr Andrew Bazen Head   (MLP Trust) 01/01/2018 Resigned 09/03/2018 N/A Employed by MLP   2/2
Mr John Glenn Associate

No voting rights

(MLP Trust)


Resigned 27/02/2018

4 years MP   Chairman, Conservative Christian Fellowship   N/A
Mr Henry Head Foundation (Diocese of Salisbury) 01/09/2014 Resigned 09/01/2018 4 years Governor at Winterbourne Earls Primary School and Salisbury Sixth Form College   1/3
Mr Paul German Head

(Governing Body)

N/A  Resigned 31/10/2017 N/A Employed by MLP

Governor, WASP