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Welcome to our Governors’ section.


Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor.

Clive Haines 


Clive has been a Governor for many years within the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. He also holds the position of Schools Leadership Development Manager within RBWM. He currently trains all governors within maintained schools and Academies and also has a wide skill set that enables him to hold the school to account for the pupils it serves. 


Clive has also been accredited as a National Leader in Governance by the National college of Teaching and Learning along with being a Governor Mark assessor nationally. 


Clive is passionate about all children being able to learn in a safe environment and being able to ensure they have all the tools they need to develop in their education. 

Jenny Spear

Jenny Spears was born in Maidenhead and started as a Parent Governor at Riverside, (formerly Ellington) in 1977 when her two daughters were at the school. Most of Jennys family have attended the school, starting with her aunt who attended on the day the school was opened in 1932. Jenny was a local Magistrate for 22 years.  She now teaches  ESOL in Slough to a variety of nationalities, having worked in schools and colleges as a catering manager for many years previously.   Jenny has two daughters and a grandson.She also has a large dog who is a trained Therapy Dog and visits the Nursery unit frequently for the children to learn respect for animals. 

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Sajid Khan

Sajid works for a Technology company in Reading as a Technical Support Manager.  He is married with three children and has been a parent & LEA Governor at Riverside Primary School for four years.  He is also the joint secretary for the Maidenhead Mosque.

Sue Brockwell

Sue is a resident of the Riverside ward, a member of the Senior Leadership Team, teacher and SENCo at Riverside.  She is the school Staff Governor and has been teaching for 25 years.

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Chair of Governors - Hilary Hall 

Hilary was appointed Governor in September 2016 and is also a Governor at Bisham Primary School. Hilary works for the Royal Borough in children's services where she is responsible for commissioning/contracts, quality assurance and performance. She has worked in all areas of local government throughout her career and brings a wealth of experience to her Governor role. Hilarys particular expertise is in policy, data and performance and she sits on the Achievement Committee at Riverside. Outside of work, Hilary lives on a narrow boat and enjoys messing around on the canals, keeping fit, reading and going to the theatre.

Riverside Primary School & Nursery Governors Declaration 2019-20


Task Force Group

The Governing Board operates a Full Governing Board with sub-committees.

All Governors are on the Full Governing Board and attend one or more of the two sub-committees which operate under the delegated authority of the Full Governing Board.


The two sub-committees are


Resources Committee, and

Achievement Committee


Other governor positions held:


Clive Haines

Chalvey Nursery School & Early Years Centre

Bisham Church of England Academy

White Waltham CofE Academy

RBWM Alternative Learning Provision

Dedworth Green First School


Hilary Hall

Bisham CofE Primary School

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