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 Gingell

Head Teacher

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

Mr R McGettrick - Governor

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

Co-opted Governor

Mrs Shuter is the Deputy Head Teacher, she was appointed in September 2018.  Mrs Shuter was co-opted onto the Governing Board in September 2019

Mrs S Osman - Pastoral Manager

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.

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Parent Governor

Ms Dargavel has a child in Y3 and is the newly appointed Parent Governor from October 2020.

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Katy Moore

Parent Governor

Katy was elected by parents on 7th February 2019 and has a child in Year 1

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Parent Governor 

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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.

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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.

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LA Appointed Governor

Mr Daniel Rudd