Wilton CE

Primary School

Everyone Belongs, Everyone Achieves.






Nothing should ever go unchallenged, be brave and challenge yourself

Treat everyone as you wish to be treated

Love for god, love for each other, love for learning

Have the highest aspirations of yourself and others, never give up

Listen to one another, everyone is unique, everyone has a voice

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Academy Standards and Ethos Council (ASEC)


As an Academy governance in the school is undertaken by an Academy Standards and Ethos Council (ASEC) which is directly accountable to the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust and will report at least 6 times a year to their Board.


 The main responsibilities of the ASEC are:

  • To establish the strategic direction of the school
  • To ensure high standards of achievement for all pupils
  • To maintain the Christian ethos and distinctiveness of the school


The majority of members are appointed by the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust, with the exception of 2 parent members and 1 staff member who are elected by their peers. The ASEC chair is appointed by the Trust board, and the ASEC elect a vice chair annually. The key skills and abilities sought of ASEC members are:


  • An ability and desire to set the Christian ethos within the school
  • Analytical skills and the ability to understand and question written and numerical information
  • The ability to establish good working relationships with all stakeholders including Board Members, DSAT, staff at all levels within school, parents and the wider community
  • The ability to carry out monitoring and evaluation of the work of the school
  • Strong communication skills including listening


All copies of meeting minutes are available on request from the school office.


DSAT Governance Information available at: https://www.dsat.org.uk/governance/


The chair of Governors is Dr Oliver Lanning and can be contacted via the school office or by email o.lanning@wilton.dsat.org.uk 


The designated safeguarding governor is Mr Kenny Robertson and can be contacted via the school office or by email krobertson@wilton.dsat.org.uk 


The clerk to the governing body is Mrs Sarah Pearce and can be contacted via the school office or by email spireclerk@dsat.org.uk


Wilton CE Primary School Governing Body


Chair of Governors:     Oliver Lanning

Vice Chair:                    To be elected



                    Richard Boase                   Ex Officio (Headteacher)

                    Hannah Mathers                Parents

                    Colum Cavanagh               Trust Appointed

                    Jonathan Green                 Parents       

                    Kenny Robertson               Foundation Appointed

                    Sophie Townsend              Staff Governor

Wilton CE Primary School

Academy Standards and Ethos Committee

Membership and Pecuniary Interests 2021-2022



Appointed By

Appointment Date


End Date

Pecuniary Interests/Other Trusteeships

Richard Boase


Ex-officio (acting Headteacher)

1 January 2018


Headteacher of School

Oliver Lanning

Chair (wef 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2025)

Disadvantaged & Vulnerable/

SEND Link Governor

Trust Appointed Governor

6 November 2020

5 November 2024


Jonathan Green

EYFS Link Governor


Parent Governor

12 November 2020

11 November 2024


Kenny Robertson

Safeguarding Link Governor

Foundation Governor

28 May 2021

27 May 2025



Colum Cavanagh

H&S Link Governor

Trust Appointed Governor

6 November 2020

5 November 2024



Sophie Townsend


Staff Governor


23 September 2021

22 September 2025

Teacher at School

Hannah Mathers


Parent Governor

23 September 2021

22 September 2025


Teacher at South Wilts Grammar School


Those Governors who have served but left the Committee during the 2021-22 academic year:

James Dwyer – Foundation Governor (3 December 2020 – 2 December 2021)

A copy of governors’ meeting minutes can be made available by request from the clerk to the governors via spireclerk@dsat.org.uk.

Please note charges may apply, more information can be found in the DSAT Publication Scheme available via: https://www.dsat.org.uk/others/