St Michael's Road, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6HN

01225 702 563

Aloeric Primary School

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Our Governors


Tim Waldron - Chair 

Parent Governor

 I have worked in state education for 10 years and prior to this was a learning support assistant in pupil referral units in and around Leeds. My current role is Head of Ethics and Philosophy along with leading the curriculum for persona development (PSHCE) for all pupils at Royal Wootton Bassett Academy. I have an ongoing interest in Rights and Values based education, and has implemented Rights programmes in 2 secondary schools in Wiltshire. I am also an avid hockey fan and plays regularly for Corsham Hockey Club. Most importantly for me is my role as a Dad and I really enjoy seeing the progress that my daughter is making at Aloeric school. 


Paul Timperley BEng(Hons) CEng MIET AMIMechE - Vice Chair

I have over 20 years experience as a Professional Engineer, covering areas in Air Traffic Management, Military Regulation, Audit and Inspection and Systems Engineering. I am the Vice Chair of Aloeric Local Governors Committee, Aloeric Health and Safety Governor, a Systems Engineering Consultant and Director. I am a proactive, inclusive, and supportive leader; with a track record of change management and successful delivery across technology areas. I  have led multi-disciplinary teams across a portfolio of mechanical/ electrical/ software/ hardware intensive technical projects and programmes in safety critical and unionised environments. I am focused on ensuring robust processes, principles and oversight; enabling efficient, effective and communicative management; inspiring confidence and engagement in all areas. Confidence in the team, staff, parents and pupils is aimed at driving improved outcomes and aspirations.


Lara Haines

Lara has worked for a local engineering firm for 10 years leading their accounts and payroll processes. She has an in-depth knowledge of budgets and forecasting, but mainly has a passion for the education and well-being of young people.



Kelly Cover-Staff Governor

  I started work at Aloeric Primary School in September 2019 as a class teacher and I am passionate about providing our children with the best possible education so that each individual reaches their true potential. I have worked in the Early Years Sector for 20 years and am excited about my role as Staff Governor as I feel it will provide me with further opportunity to work alongside staff, families and our community to ensure our pupils receive an enriching and inspiring curriculum.


Helen White- Community Governor

I have worked in education for 17 years and I am a teacher in one of the PAT schools. I am passionate about all children receiving the very best education and all children achieving their true potential. I have a passion for assessment and mathematics and as a governor, I am delighted to be part of the learning journey at Aloeric to support the school in achieving the absolute best education for the children and families within the school community. I am really looking forward to being part of the Aloeric community to ensure all pupils achieve their ambitions and goals.