The school is managed by a Board of Directors which consists of representatives from the London Welsh Community, this is called The Welsh Schools Trust Limited (Registered office address – 73 Cornhill, London, United Kingdom, EC3V 3QQ)
Should you wish to write to any member of the Board, you can address your correspondence for the attention of the Board/Board Member to London Welsh School, Hanwell Community Centre, Westcott Crescent, Hanwell. W7 1PD or contact Glenys Roberts the Chair via email on firstname.lastname@example.org or Ceredig Thomas, the Vice-Chair on email@example.com .
The school is managed by a Board of Directors who are responsible in law for the school and we have a duty of care towards the children, their parents, staff, visitors and others associated with the school.
It takes responsibility for the way the school is led, sympathetic to its founding principles of ensuring the school strives for a high standard, bilingual education to all pupils.
Its key responsibilities are to focus on three core strategic functions:
1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
2. Holding the Lead Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils, and the performance management of staff.
3. Ensuring prudent financial management of the school and making sure its money is well spent.
For more information on the purpose of the Board of Directors please see below.
Our current Board : –
Chair, Curriculum and Standards, and Finance – Mrs Glenys Roberts
Glenys’s involvement with The Welsh School began in 1989 when her children attended the Mothers and Toddlers Group. She subsequently led the Mothers and Toddlers Group and later led the Nursery School. She also taught part-time at the school. Glenys now teaches in schools in West London. Her involvement and experience in education will be of benefit to the running of the school. Glenys is from a Welsh speaking family from Llanelian near Colwyn Bay.
Risk Register and Vice Chair – Mr Ceredig Thomas
Bangor born and raised, Ceredig graduated in Civil Engineering at the University of Manchester. Ceredig, a chartered engineer, has been working on various large civil engineering and building projects in the UK, the majority of which in the capital. Ceredig has three children, all of which received their primary education at Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain.
Finance – Mrs Angela Robinson
Angela is originally from Denbigh, North Wales. She moved to London to attend the London School of Economics. After graduating she qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked for 27 years in practice doing external audit and financial reporting. She is now a consultant for International Family Offices.
Ms Rhiannon Evans
Born in London, Rhiannon is third generation London Welsh, and is proud to have been brought up with Welsh as her mother tongue. As an ex-pupil of the London Welsh School, Rhiannon has only happy memories of her time at the school. She is currently a manager at the London Welsh Centre, Grays Inn Road.
Safeguarding – Mrs Carole Boyce
Originally from Folkestone and still living in Tonbridge, Carole graduated in Geography and Welsh Studies from the University of Wales Lampeter, before going on to Trinity, Carmarthen to qualify as a primary teacher. She has four daughters and since she ‘retired’ from her last job, she has started teaching Welsh to adults.
Dr Catherine Emmerich
Born in Machynlleth, Catherine graduated from cardiff University. She worked for a number of pharmaceutical and chemical companies before retiring in 2022. While her children were pupils at the London Welsh School, she led the team that founded ‘Cinio Haf’ – annual evening of dinner, auction and entertainment to raise awareness and money for the school
Mrs Jane Jones
Jane’s career started in Llandudno as a nurse, but due to her grandmother’s illness she moved home to Gabon. Following an accident Jane returned to college to train as a teacher. After qualifying she taught at a school in Rhosllannerchrugog near Wrexham before getting married in 1996, and moving to London. She has worked as a classroom teacher, key stage leader, and was recently a Special Needs Coordinator and Assistant Headteacher at a primary school in Southall.
Parent Representative – Dr Lynne Sykes
Lynne is originally from Wrexham. She attended Ysgol Bodhyfryd and then Ysgol Morgan Llwyd, followed by studying Medicine in London. Lynne now works as an Academic Obstetrician at St Mary’s Hospital/Imperial College. Her children have been pupils at Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain since 2015.
Clerk – Mrs Eleri Brady firstname.lastname@example.org
Originally from Aberystwyth, the school has been part of Eleri’s life for the last 30 years. Her 5 sons attended the school, and they are certain that the school was vital in keeping the Welsh language alive in their home.
Information about the Board – The purpose of the Board of Directors
Our Current Strategic Plan: Strategic Plan 2019-2023
How to become a Governor – How to Become a Governor
Directors’ Annual Report 2021 – 2022 –
Annual Report 2020 – 2021 –
Annual Report to the Parents – 2019 -2020 _Adroddiad Blynyddol i’r Rhieni Gorffennaf 2019-2020
Annual Report to the Parents: Adroddiad Blyndyddol y Bwrdd Meh 2017-18
Annual Report to the Parents : Adroddiad Blynyddol (C) B Ll YGLl 2016-17
Annual Report to the Parents: Annual Report to Parents 2015-2016
Articles and Memorandum: WST Articles of Association