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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

    Mrs V Shuter

    Mrs Shuter

    Associate Governor

    Mrs Shuter is the Deputy Head Teacher, she was appointed in September 2018

    Paganel Primary BA 453

    Staff Governor

    Mrs Osman is the newly appointed Staff Governor from September 2018.  Mrs Osman has worked at Paganel for 16 years and is our pastoral lead.


    Kiran Paul

    Parent Governor

    Kiran Paul was elected by parents on 24/10/18, she has 2 children at Paganel one in Reception and one in Year 1.


    Katy Moore

    Parent Governor

    Katy was elected by parents on 7th February 2019 and has a child in Reception.


    Mrs Richardson

    Parent Governor – Vice Chair of Governors

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


    Mrs Adams

    Community Governor

    Mrs Adams was co-opted onto the Governing Body on 13/12/18.  Mrs Adams has a wealth of education experience and specialises in HR.


    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.


    Miss Illa Merchant

    LA Appointed Governor

    Miss Merchant was appointed by the LA on 13/12/18




    Community Governor