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The Clifford Road Governing Body meets once a term to make decisions regarding the running of the school. As well as the Full Governing Body, there are a number of committees which advise on issues such as communication, personnel and finance. The Governing Body consists of teaching staff, local authority governors, community governors and parent governors.

To get in touch with the Chair of Governors please contact the office who will forward any correspondence.

Governor Body of Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery


NameCategory of GovernorTerm of OfficeCommittee MembershipRoles & ResponsibilitiesRegister of interests
Ayman Al-Aride

Chair of Governors

Co-opted Governor

4 years: Ends March 2025

  • Curriculum & Assessment*
  • Headteacher's Performance Review Panel*

*Chair Person of Committee

  • GDPR
  • Link Governor
  • SEN
  • EAL

Gipping Valley IT Services - Director

Gipping Valley Academy Trust - Director

Simon AyresAssociate Member1 year: Ends March 2022
  • Pay, Personnel and Finance
  • Premises and Health & Safety
  • Curriculum & Assessment

Flamestone Ltd - Director

The Warrens Management Co Ltd - Director

Foxstone Ltd - Director

The Children's Endeavour Trust - Vice Chair and Director

Jan DoorlyCo-opted Governor4 years: Ends March 2025
  • Curriculum & Assessment
  • Curriculum
  • English
  • PSHE
Peter ElliottCo-opted Governor4 years: Ends October 2022
  • Curriculum & Assessment
  • Pay, Personnel and Finance*
  • Premises and Health & Safety*


*Chair Person of Committee

  • Health & Safety
Rob Riches

Parent Governor

Vice Chair of Governors

4 years: Ends December 2023
  • Communications
  • Headteacher's Performance Review Panel
  • Pay, Personnel and Finance
  • Looked After Children
  • Pupil Premium
  • Safeguarding
Wendy ScottParent Governor4 years: Ends October 2022
  • Communications*
  • Premises and Health & Safety

*Chair Person of Committee

  • Maths
  • PSHE
Kevin SpeirsCo-opted Governor4 years: Ends March 2025
  • Curriculum & Assessment
  • Premises and Health & Safety
Julie SteggleCo-opted Governor4 years: Ends June 2023
  • Communications
  • Pay, Personnel and Finance
 Northgate Foundation - Clerk
Helen WilsonStaff Governor: Teaching Staff4 years: Ends December 2023
  • Curriculum & Assessment
  • Pay, Personnel and Finance
Steve WoodHead Teacher   None
Irene WraggCo-opted Governor4 years: Ends August 2022
  • Communications
  • Premises and Health & Safety
  • EYFS
  • P4C
  • Equality & Diversity


To get in touch with the Chair of Governors please contact the office who will forward any correspondence:


Address:    Clifford Road Primary School & Nursery, Clifford Road, Ipswich, IP4 1PJ


Telephone: 01473 251605

Governors Attendance

Y = Attended

N = Apologises Accepted

 PP & F Spring Term


Spring Term

Premises and Health & Safety

Summer Term

Curriculum & Assessment

Summer Term

PP & F Summer Term
GovernorGovernor Type     
Ayman Al-ArideChair/Co-optedN/ANN/AYN/A
Simon AyresAssociate MemberN/AN/AYN/AY
Jan DoorlyCo-optedN/AYN/AYN/A
Peter ElliottCo-optedYYYNY
Rob RichesParentYYN/AN/AN
Wendy ScottParentN/ANYN/AN/A
Kevin SpeirsCo-optedYYYYY
Julie SteggleCo-optedYYYYY
Helen WilsonStaffNYN/ANN
Steve WoodHead TeacherYYYYY
Irene WraggCo-optedN/AYN/AN/AN/A




Governors Attendance

Y= Attended

N= Apologises Accepted

  FGB Autumn Term Premises Autumn Term PP&F Autumn Term Curriculum & Assessment Autumn Term
    15/10/2020 10/11/2020 19/11/2020 26/11/2020
Governor Governor Type        
Ayman Al-Aride Chair/Co-opted Y N/A N/A Y
Kate Burgess resigned 15.10.2020 Vice Chair/Co-opted Y      
Daba Chowdhury Parent N N/A N/A N
Peter Elliott Co-opted Y Y Y N
Jacqui Noon resigned 15.10.2020 Co-opted Y      
Rob Riches Parent Y N/A Y N/A
Jane Riley resigned 19.10.2020 LEA Y      
Wendy Scott Parent Y Y N/A N/A
Christina Sewell resigned 15.03.2021 Co-opted Y N N/A Y
Julie Steggle Co-opted Y Y Y N
Helen Wilson Staff Y N/A N Y
Steve Wood Head Teacher   Y Y Y
Irene Wragg Co-opted N N/A N/A N/A