"Governors share your ambition that all pupils should be provided with a high quality educational experience" Ofsted 2018

Cheney School has a Local Governing Body, chaired by Jessica Rogers and Claire Edwards, which is responsible for ensuring that the Cheney School is conducted in accordance with its ethos and values, overseeing the appointment and professional development of staff and setting and reviewing the school’s curriculum. Trustees have the final approval of Governors recommended by the Local Governing Body. The Chair of Cheney's Local Governing Body is appointed by the other Local Cheney Governors on an annual basis.

If you would like to contact the Co-Chairs please write to the Clerk to Governors at Cheney School, Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7QH or email clerks@cheneyschool.org. You can also use this email address to request copies of the Minutes from Local Governing Body Board meetings.

Cheney School joined the River Learning Trust on 1st February 2022, on the dissolution of the Community Schools Alliance Trust (CSAT).

The River Learning Trust (RLT) is a Multi-Academy Trust responsible for a number of schools and a school centred initial teacher training provider (SCITT). We are united by our principles and our commitment to working together to achieve excellent in education. Please visit the RLT website to find out more www.riverlearningtrust.org

Via the link below you will be able to access statutory information that Academy Trusts must publish, such as the annual report, annual audited accounts, memorandum of association, articles of association, funding agreement and information about the Board of Trustees.


The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. The River Learning Trust's registered office is c/o Gosford Hill School, Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 2NT.

The Central Office is at:
c/o Gosford Hill School
Oxford Road

Telephone: 01865 558727

Email: office@riverlearningtrust.org

If you are interested in joining the Governing Body or want to contact the Governors for any reason,  please contact Mrs E Willis, Clerk to the Governors, at clerks@cheneyschool.org for further information.


Mrs E Willis
Email: clerks@cheneyschool.org