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Welcome to our Governors’ Section. 

Please find below details of how our Governing body is structured, including the names, categories, responsibilities and terms of appointment for each Governor. We have also provided a Register of Governor Interests and an Annual Statement of Issues for your information.

Our Governors


Governors fulfil a strategic role in the running of the school. They support, advise and are ambassadors for the school.

Responsibilities of the Governing Body include:


  • ­Deciding what is taught, taking into account the National and Foundation Stage curriculum
  • ­Managing the budget
  • ­Interviewing and selecting staff
  • ­Setting standards of behaviour
  • ­Maintaining and developing the buildings and grounds
  • ­Fostering links with the parents and the community
  • ­Ensuring equal opportunities


The Governing Body, in partnership with the head and staff at the school, is the agency through which the school is accountable to the Local Authority and to parents. Working via committees Governors make collective decisions at regularly held meetings.


We currently have no vacancies for governors, but when we do, we will advertise via this website and through letters home if for a parent governor.


Mrs. P. Randhawa

Chair Of Governors


Staffing, Finance, & Premises Committee.
Pay Committee & Governor For Safeguarding & EYFS.



                                                Mr. K. Uddin              Mr. J. Uddin

                                      Parent Governor         Parent Governor

Mr K Uddin

Growing up within the local area, I have been lucky to have benefited from all that the community has to offer.  Becoming a parent governor at Galton Valley was the perfect opportunity to give back a little of what I gained from a community focused on raising opportunities for its young.


With that aim, and a background in finance, I have worked with my colleagues at Galton Valley over the last ten years.  My current roles are Chair of Outcomes Committee, Head Teacher Appraisals and also Math's governor.


It is a privilege to be part of a team striving for the betterment of our children's well-being; seeing them grow and succeed in becoming all that they can be.  We encourage hard work and resilience and our pupils always rise to the challenge.  I am incredibly proud of each and every one of them.



My name is Jalal Uddin. I became a parent governor in 2010 as I always wanted to contribute towards the development of my local community as well as being a part of shaping the future of our next generations. My two children both Jabir (8years old) and Jannah (5years old) go to GVPS- and I am really proud to be a part of their learning & development journey.


I have always been a great admirer of ‘education’. Previously, I served as a local authority governor at another school in Sandwell over the past years. Currently, I am a Governor of Sandwell College too.


Professionally, I work as a manager at Community Connect Foundation (CCF) that provides a range of services including providing education and skills development training opportunities for young people and adults. I am also a Chartered Marketer and a member of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).


I strongly believe, these are really exciting times to be at GVPS. We, ‘the school community’ are determined not only to be outstanding in all we do, but also to develop and sustain a unique learning culture that makes being part of the school an engaging and challenging experience for all our pupils.

At GVPS, we are on a mission to create something really special – an inclusive and cooperative school with exceptional standards that is rooted in its local community.


Mrs. S. O'Boyle

Staff Governor


Mrs. K. Whiting

LA Governor

I have been a Governor at Galton Valley Primary School for many years now and I am proud of the staff and pupils and the amazing work they do. 

I am a Local Authority governor and currently the Vice Chair of Governors.  I am the Chair of the resources committee and pay committee I am also one of the appraisers for the Head Teacher.  My special responsibilities include: English and training.


Professionally I work for a local not for profit education support services company as the Strategic Director for People and Product.  I am also a Board Director at The Westminster Specialist College and I am a Lay member for the Lord Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for West Midlands and Warwickshire

I am incredibly proud to be a Governor at Galton Valley and delighted to be a part of the team supporting our school philosophy to encourage children to have independency, enthusiasm for work and a sense of responsibility. 


Mrs N Aktar

Parent Governor


"I have been a Parent Governor at Galton Valley Primary School since 2015. currently I am the H & S Governor, Thematic's and Science link Governor. 

I bring my experience working within Real Estate Management, to enable children to have a safe learning environment. I am also part of the Resources committee, working closely with the Head Teacher and other stakeholders to ensure quality consistent teaching is delivered at the school, at the best value".






                                                      S Lagaha

                                            SEND Governor


I have been a governor at Galton Valley since 2018, and have since adopted the role of SEND Governor and Staff Well-being Governor. I also work in CAMHS as a Children’s Psychological Well-being Practitioner, and I use my experience to ensure I promote positive emotional well-being and mental health outcomes for all children at Galton Valley.





                                                     Mrs C Robb

                                                    Staff Governor​​​​​​

                                                                Outcomes Committee and Governor forComputing and Science


My name is Carol Robb, I am Staff Governor at Galton Valley Primary School and look forward to working with the Governors to achieve the best for our Galton Valley children. I have worked happily at Galton Valley for many years and during that time have developed lasting relationships with the children, families and staff whlie developing strong links within the community.