Clive Wolfendale joins Governing Board
August 17, 2021

Rydal Penrhos is delighted to confirm that Clive Wolfendale has become a member of the school’s Governing Board.

Rydal Penrhos is absolutely indebted to its Governing Board. They are a driving force behind the scenes that play a leading role in the strategic direction of the school.

This has seen rapid growth in pupil numbers over the last year and an exceptional reaction in ever-changing times to ensure no learning loss took place throughout the educational lockdowns and other measures relating to COVID-19.

In the latest exciting development, the school is thrilled to announce that Mr Clive Wolfendale has been appointed to the Governing Board of Rydal Penrhos.

Clive spent 34 years as a Police Officer with Greater Manchester and North Wales Police, culminating as the Acting Chief Constable, based in Colwyn Bay.

He also served as Chief Executive of CAIS Ltd – a registered charity and leading voluntary sector provider of personal support services in Wales and is now the Chair of Trustees of Adferiad Recovery Ltd, which was created by the merger of CAIS with three other healthcare charities in Wales.

He has an MBA from Manchester Business School and a Postgraduate Diploma from the University of Cambridge.

Clive is also a Vice President of the prestigious Llangollen International Eisteddfod and the Musical Director of the popular Llandudno Swing Band.

He also serves as a Trustee of several charities including the National Welsh Language Centre and Nant Gwrtheyrn in addition to being the Chair of the Standards Committee of Conwy Borough Council.

Julian Barnes, who is Chair of Governors at Rydal Penrhos, said: “Clive will bring excellent knowledge of the school but also a wide range of experience and expertise, not least in his deep understanding of the charity sector, at this exciting time in the life of Rydal Penrhos.”


Anyone wishing to enquire about Rydal Penrhos School can do so by calling 01492 530155, email admissions@rydalpenrhos.com or register your interest online here: https://rydalpenrhos.com/admissions/apply-now.

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