Meet Our Governors

David Wright (Chair of Governors) 

David Wright joined the British Army in 1997 after attending Lancaster University. He moved to the local area with his family in the summer of 2020 and is now based at the Army Headquarters in Andover.  David has two years’ previous experience as governor at a primary school in Aldershot and has recently completed an MSc in Healthcare Leadership.

David has a child at WEPA and the Wright family enjoy exploring Wiltshire and surrounding areas

Susan White 

Susan works in Wellington Eagles Primary as a Cover Supervisor and Welly Extra Lead. Returning to Wiltshire after a 19 year period in Germany working as a Lead LSA and Assistant SENCO, she has enjoyed settling back into English life while exploring the pretty Wiltshire countryside.

Susan was a Governor in her previous school so was pleased to join Wellington Primaries LGB as Support Staff Governor.

Claire Addis (Executive Headteacher)

Claire has been in education for 23 years, first as a KS2 teacher, then as a SENCO and English Lead, before becoming a Deputy Head teacher and then Head teacher.

Claire has always been part of the Governing Body of the schools in which she’s worked as believes it creates opportunities to see how the school operates at every level and enjoys being part of the team that helps support the school to achieve its aims.

Richard Jones  

After sixteen years of teaching in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire and a 5-year stint at a private school in Dubai, Richard joined the teaching staff at Wellington Eagles Primary in September 2020 to teach in Year 6.

Richard has experience of being a Staff Governor at a previous school and joined the Governing Body at an exciting time for the Wellington Primaries, bringing with him, a passion for educating the whole child and offering children a wide experience from primary curriculum

Lee Barker (Parent Governor) 

Lee enlisted into the British Army in Sep 1989, subsequently completing over 31 years’ service.  He and his family have been settled in Tidworth since 2015 following their return from an assignment in Cyprus.  His youthful and enthusiastic English springer spaniel keeps him active, taking him on regular Canicross excursions on Salisbury Plains!

With one child pupil at WLPA, Lee is proud to be a member of the Governing Body at the only school his daughter emphatically enjoys attending!   Education and good family values are paramount to Lee’s outlook on life and his wish is to provide positive influence and support during his tenure to support his belief that they’re imperative to all children.

Leo Ramsay (Parent Governor)

Leo followed his older Brother and Father, enlisting in HM Forces, his ambition to be a great leader and inspire those around him.  After a brief career in the Royal Engineers, he transferred to the Queen’s Royal Hussars (QRH).  Leo has seen six tours of operational duties, three of which were in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.

While serving at the AFVSR, Leo completed a Level 6 Diploma in Leadership and Management and Level 7 in Strategic Management from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).  In July 2021, he will graduate the MBus 2019 in Business and Management programme in order to progress onto his Anthropology course at Oxford University.

A family man, with two daughters, Leo’s hobbies are cycling, running, swimming and playing squash.

Governor Personal and Pecuniary Interest

Cluster Primary LGB Composition and Governor Service Records


If you would like to make contact with any of our Governors please email the clerk:

Wellington Eagles Primary

Governor Personal & Pecuniary Interest Register

Wellington Eagles Primary

Governor Service Records