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    Governing Body

    Categories of Governor

    Local Authority (LA) Governor – nominated by Birmingham City Council.

    Community Governor – a person appointed by the Governing Board who lives or works in the community served by the school

    Parent Governors – are elected by and from the parents

    Staff Governors – elected by and from the staff

    Associate Governors – Governors with no voting rights who support the Governing Board

    Mrs B Gingell - Headteacher

    Mrs Gingell

    Head Teacher

    Mrs Gingell has been the Headteacher of Paganel Primary School since September 2016


    Mr McGettrick

    Chair of Governors

    Rob McGettrick has been a parent Governor since September 2014. He has also taken on the role of the safeguarding Governor with the additional responsibilities this brings. Rob has 2 children at the school, both have been in school since starting nursery.  Rob is now the Chair of Governors


    Vacancy Parent Governor


    Mr Ballinger

    Parent Governor

    Trevor Ballinger joined as a parent governor in February 2016. He currently has one child at Paganel Primary School.

    Claire Richardson

    Parent Governor

    Claire joined the Governing Body in June 2018 and has 2 children in school, currently in Y4 and Y1.

    Gavin Pringle

    Mr Gavin Pringle

    Community Governor

    Gavin Pringle joined the governing body in December 2016.


    Mr Bottle

    Community Governor

    Tony Bottle is the Schools Finance Officer as well as a Community Governor. Tony has undertaken both roles at the school for some years now. He currently sits on the Finance, Premises and Staffing Committee as well as the Full Governing Body.



    LA Appointed Governor


    Paul Woodcock

    Community Governor

    Paul Woodcock joined in September 2017. He has taken on the responsibility for Pupil Premium.