The Vine Schools Trust

Ridgewell Church of England Primary School became part of the Diocese of Chelmsford Vine School Trust in 2017.


The Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust was founded in September 2013 and has its registered office in Chelmsford at 53, New Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AT. The Diocese Of Chelmsford Sower Schools Trust is a PRI/LBG/NSC (Private, Limited by guarantee, no share capital, use of 'Limited' exemption company).  It is registered with Companies House.  The Registered business number for the company is 8709542

The Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) has a board of directors who meet regularly.  The members of the board are:

  • Emma Wigmore
  • Tim Rose
  • Caroline Haynes
  • Bryan Lester
  • David Wilde
  • Debbie Rogan
  • Doris Olulode
  • Gavin Flynn
  • Joan Costello
  • Mike Ferguson
  • Philip Howlett
  • Venerable Elizabeth Snowden


Financial Documents


Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust – Declaration of Business Interests 2015 Click here to access the document.

The Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust Final Accounts for the period ending 31st August 2015.  Click here to access the document.

Academy Information

The Diocese of Chelmsford website contains information about academies. Click here to access their website.

The Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust websiteClick here to access the website.