The Board of His Majesty’s Commissioners

The Board of His Majesty’s Commissioners (HMC) is responsible to the Secretary of State for Defence; the MOD (Army) Commander Home Command (CHC); and those to whom CHC delegates responsibility for the government of Queen Victoria School (QVS), in accordance with the terms of the Constitution and Royal Warrant.

The key areas of work for HMC include oversight and input to strategy, education, performance, finance and senior staff appointments. HMC are also Trustees of QVS charity funds.

The Board has a particular responsibility to advise and support the Head Teacher, staff and the MOD on any matters concerning the education and pastoral care of children attending the QVS, and to bring to the attention of the Head Teacher and the MOD any matters considered to be adverse to the good governance of the School. HMC has a right to discuss and question such matters, while always respecting the professional roles of the Head and his Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and their responsibilities for the day-to-day management of the school and the pupils within it.

The Board of HMC consists of persons with expertise in education, business, finance and the professions; ex officio appointees; Service Board representatives; and other MOD staff.

The Chairman of His Majesty’s Commissioners can be contacted c/o:

The Secretary to the Board of His Majesty’s Commissioners, Queen Victoria School, Dunblane, FK15 0JY

The Board of His Majesty’s Commissioners for QVS