Staff In Year 4

Vanessa Girling


Vanessa Girling grew up in Ipswich and studied to become a teacher at Canterbury Christ Church University. She has been teaching for 11 years across a variety of schools in Suffolk, mostly within Key Stage Two. She has also had the role of PE coordinator within these schools.

In her spare time, Vanessa is a keen runner, fitness enthusiast and has an interest in the natural world. She also looks after and owns her own horse. Furthermore, she is a mother of 3 bubbly children.

Hollie Sutherland


Hollie Sutherland qualified as a teacher in 2015 and worked for four years in Year 1 at St. Marks School, Ipswich. She has been teaching at Woodbridge Primary since Summer Term 2019 in a number of classes (F1 to Y4) to support their regular teacher, as well as providing support at our After School Club.

A bright, enthusiastic, energetic and determined individual, Hollie has achieved the Gold D of E award, the Queen’s Guide Award and frequently raises money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. She is a fitness fanatic and, in particular, has a passion for pilates and running marathons.

Louise Horas

Teaching Assistant