Mr Michael Spooner
Chair of Trustees
Michael Spooner is Managing Partner of a successful firm of Chartered Accountants, in the area of tax and technology and is on the board of various US and UK technology companies. He has two young girls. His desire is to support and develop the Vine, enabling it to achieve its vision of being the school of choice for Christian parents in the local area.
Responsibilities: Governance, overall school management, structure and admissions, finance
Mr Alan Tun
Alan is a retired barrister and worked in the City of London’s financial sector for many years. He moved abroad in 2010, first to work in banking and then as Chief Operating Officer of Revelation TV, in the Head Office in Southern Spain. He and wife Sarah have been building Sabbath Rest Ministries since becoming ordained and receiving Honorary Doctorates in Ministry in 2017. He has attended Three Mile Cross Church since moving to Reading in 2018
Responsibilities: Governance, overall school management
Mr Babu Samuel
Babu is a technology lead at Oracle. He has two boys, both of whom are at the Vine.
Responsibilities: Governance, overall school management, IT
Mrs Rene Esterhuizen
Clerk to the Trustees / Governor
Pastor Deon Esterhuizen
Pastoral Principal / Governor
Mrs Sarah Tun
Sarah was first a teacher of primary and secondary school. She became a full time author in 2004, and has continued to work with children, through leading children’s worship and as volunteer to children’s work in deprived areas. She and husband Alan have been building Sabbath Rest Ministries since becoming ordained and receiving Honorary Doctorates in Ministry in 2017. Moving to Reading in 2018, she attended Three Mile Cross Church and became acquainted with The Vine Christian School.