Gleadless Primary School

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Hollinsend Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S12 2EJ

0114 239 6130

Gleadless Primary School

Determined, Team, Respectful, Self Belief, Thoughtful, Aim High, Care, Have a Voice.

Meet the Governors

Welcome to our Governors’ section.

Our Chair of Governors, Simon Bridges is available by appointment only.  If you would like to contact Simon please do so through the school office, by ringing 0114 239 9705. Written correspondence can be sent to him via school to:

Simon Bridges (Chair of Governors), Gleadless Primary School, Hollinsend Road, Sheffield, S12 2EJ.


Simon Bridges - Chair of Governors

Simon took over the role of Chair of Governors from Caroline Beattie on 15/12/22.


Sue Palfreyman - Vice Chair of Governors 

Sinead Gaffney - Headteacher of Gleadless Primary School

Sinead became Headteacher of Gleadless Primary in 2019 when the Governors replaced the Head of School role with a substative Headteacher. Sinead has been ambitious for the school's future bringing her particular passion and expertise for literacy teaching and learning. Sinead has been a senior leader in a number of schools in Sheffield.

Sharron Revitt - Staff Governor

Sharon became a Governor in December 2020 as she has many skills to share as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. She feels she can help make a difference to children's lives and is keen to be involved in the further improving the school for our community and children.

Fiona Herrick - Parent Governor

I have been a parent at Gleadless for a number of years, my son is now in Y4. I have always found Gleadless to be a welcoming, fun and high quality learning environment. I work as a full time accountant in Higher Education and I became a parent governor during lockdown to support the school with a professional and personal viewpoint.


Joanna Roberts - Parent Governor


Nicholas Godfrey - Governor 


Oana Ciobanasu - Governor


All governors serve a 4 year term, unless otherwise specified.  All associate Governors have no voting rights unless otherwise stated. 

Governors pecuniary and business interest information is held in school and is available on request.