The role of the governors at Paganel is to work in partnership with the head teacher and school leadership to help Paganel achieve its aim of being 'the best school in Birmingham'. The governors oversee the strategic direction and budget of the school, whilst challenging and supporting the senior team in its day-to-day management of Paganel.
If you have any suggestions or concerns about the school, you can speak to any governor or email us at
You can download a copy of our governor information below.
Our Governors:
  • Mr Sargeant

    Chair of Governors.

    Martyn has been chair of governors since November 2013. He has been a parent governor since 2010 and currently has one child at Paganel.

  • Mrs Gingell

    Head Teacher

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

  • Mr McGettrick

    Parent Governor

    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.

  • Mr Ballinger

    Parent Governor

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

  • Mr Candlin

    Parent Governor

    Andrew Candlin started as a Parent Governor in March 2016. He has 2 children attending Paganel Primary School.

  • Mrs Tonks

    Staff Governor

    Mrs Tonks is the Phase Leader for Y5 & Y6, responsible for English and she is also the class teacher for Year 5.

  • 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.

  • Mrs Harris

    LA Appointed Governor

    Sara has been on the Governing Body as a Local Authority Governor since 4/4/2013 and is the SEND Governor

  • Mrs Kent

    Associate Member

    Mrs Kent was appointed Deputy Head teacher at the start of 2017 and is an Associate Governor.

  • Mr Pringle

    Co-opted Governor

    Gavin has been appointed as a Co-opted Governor effective from 8/12/16