• Book Fair - October 2017

    Our Scholastic Book Fair has raised £806 in free books for our school. Thank you to everyone who attended at helped out at the book fair.

  • Zone 1: The Pentecostal Church, Eve Lane - Thursdays term time, 6.15pm - 7.30pm

    Zone 1 is a church based club with stories, songs, quizzes and games. For more details, call the church on 01902 663000 or 01902 662777.

  • BBC Children in Need 2016. Roberts Primary School - TOP FUNDRAISER!

    Roberts has been identified as one of the top 500 fundraisers out of the 17,000 schools that were involved in last year’s has been awarded a loyal supporter award.

  • Handy Helpers: Macmillan Coffee Morning - £191.40 raised.

    The coffee morning was a great success.  The final total sent off to Macmillan was £191.40, thanks to all who took part.

  • Football: Roberts v Foxyards - Thursday 14th November 2017 (away)

    Our first football match of the year - and 5-0 to Roberts! Well done!

  • Handy Helpers Meeting - Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 6-7pm

    Come along and find out how you can help. Meet in the main entrance at 6pm. See Mrs Hunt or Mr Hughes for more details.

  • Nursery and Reception: Puppet Show, Monday 18th December

    Children from Nursery and Year 1 get their annual puppet show.

  • Year 1: Christmas Workshops, Monday 18th December

    Georgina Varney comes in to work with all Year 1 children.

  • Years 1, 2, 3 and 4: Flip and Dippy Visit - Tuesday 19th December

    Flip and Dippy come into school with their own form of very special entertainment.

  • Nursery: Christmas Party Day - Tuesday 19th December

    Nursery get the chance to come into school in their party clothes.

  • School Closes - Wednesday 20th December, 1.30pm

    Don't forget that school closes at 1.30pm on Wednesday 20th December (Nursery closed all day) . Have a good Christmas and Happy New Year.

  • Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - back to school!

    Welcome back! Doors open at normal time of 8.45am.

  • Gold Book Praise Assembly - Friday 5th January

    Well done to all children nominated for their achievements. Come and join us from 9am to share in their celebration.

  • Choir: Young Voices Performance - Tuesday 9th January

    A chance for children to perform at the Genting Arena.

  • Year 4: Water Cycle Workshops - Wednesday 10th January

    Year 4 work alongside Severn Trent Water as part of their topic work.

  • Year 1: Forest Schools begin - Friday 12th January (Red 1 and Blue 1) and Friday 19th January (Yellow 1)

    Wrap up warm, Year 1 are back into the woods for their Forest School!

  • School Council: Change4Life - Friday 12th January

    Some of our School Council get to meet other school School Council members at a Change4Life event at St Mary's C of E Primary School.

  • Nursery Application Deadline - Monday 15th January 2018

    Please make sure that nursery applications for the academic year 2018/19 are submitted by Monday 15th January 2018.

  • Year 1: Arctic and Antarctica Polar Regions Workshops - 22.01.18 (Yellow 1), 24.01.18 (Blue 1), 25.01.18 (Red 1)

    An invite to parents and carers to come and join in Year 1's Polar learning so far.

  • Handy helpers Meeting - Tuesday 23rd January, 6pm

    All welcome, come along and join us and find out what you can do to help us.

  • Are you claiming, or about to claim, Universal Credit?

    Come and talk to Dudley Council Plus about how to manage your money during these changes. Free one-to-one support and guidance available on 0300 555 8100


  • School Dinners 2017-18

    Please note that from Monday 11th September school meal prices will be £2.30. Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 do not have to pay for theirs.

  • Reception and KS1 Parents and Carers: Keeping Up With the Children - English Course

    A Family Learning Course to help you develop your skills in supporting your child's Literacy skills. First session Friday 6th October, 9-11am.

  • Please tell us if you change your address or contact details at any time.

    Help us to keep in touch with you by text and mobile!

  • Blue 6 Assembly - Friday 19th January

    Come along and join us to find out what Blue 6 have been doing in their classrooms. Approximately 9am start.

Governing Body Membership

December 2016 - December 2017

The Governing Body of Roberts Primary School has a range of committees which meet regularly to oversee all aspects of the school and its development. Governors come form all walks of life and represent the local community, local authority, parents and staff at the school. Governors all give their time voluntarily to support the work of the school. We are very grateful for their support.

Governor Name Governor Type Chair or Vice Chair Committee Chair Committee Attendance


Date of Appointment Term of Office Appointed By Business Interests Pecuniary Interests
Deborah Gramann Co-opted Full Governors 100% 23.11.2016 22.11.20 Headteacher Employee of Human Resources None
School Improvement
Pupil Discipline  n/a
Ryan Guest Co-opted Full Governors 0% 26.02.14 25.02.18 Headteacher None None
School Improvement
Finance and General Purpose
Pupil Discipline n/a
Steve Marsh Co-opted Acting Chair  Finance and General Purpose Full Governors 100% 01.09.15 31.08.19 Headteacher None Governor -  Ellowes Hall Sports College
School Improvement
Finance and General Purpose
Pupil Discipline n/a
Staff Dismissal n/a
Anne Millward Co-opted Full Governors 0% 01.09.15 31.08.19 Headteacher None Elected councillor of Gornal Ward
Chair of Children's Scrutiny Committee
School Improvement
Finance and General Purpose
Pay Committee
Staff Dismissal n/a
Pupil Discipline n/a
Julie O'Shaughnessy Co-opted Full Governors 100% 01.09.15 31.08.19 Headteacher None None
School Improvement
Jenny Parker-Kinnaird Staff Full Governors 80% 01.09.14 31.08.18 Headteacher None None
School Improvement
Sue Smith Local Authority Chairperson Full Governors 100% 05.04.17 Headteacher None None
School Improvement
Finance and General Purpose
Pay Appeals n/a
Staff Dismissal n/a
David Stanley Co-opted School Improvement Full Governors 100% 01.09.15 31.08.19 Headteacher None None
School Improvement
Dismissal Appeal n/a
Pay Appeals n/a
John Walters Associate Member Full Governors n/a Associate Member since 05.07.17 Finished being a co-opted governor on 28.11.16 Headteacher None None
Clare Wood Co-Opted Full Governors 100% 26.02.14 25.02.18 Headteacher None None
Finance and General Purpose
School improvement
Pay Appeals n/a
Dismissal Appeals n/a
Pupil Discipline n/a
Stewart Wright Vice Chairperson Personnel Full Governors 100% 01.09.17 31.08.21 Headteacher None None
Finance and General Purpose
School Improvement
Pay Appeals n/a
Staff Dismissal n/a

Latest News

Congratulations to Sue Smith who has been elected as our new governing body chairperson and Stewart Wright and Steve Marsh, our new vice chairpersons. Thanks also go to Steve Marsh for his time and commitment as acting chairperson over the past few terms.

Many thanks to our governors who have been in to support school recently; particularly those who took part in our two recent "Governor Days" where governors took part in monitoring visits talking to staff and children, looked at the learning environment and observing good practice in our school.

Our governor meetings for Spring 2018 are:

  • School Improvement – Wednesday 24th January 2018
  • Personnel – Tuesday 27th February 2018
  • Finance – Tuesday 6th March 2018
  • Full Governors – Wednesday 21st March 2018
  • School Improvement – Tuesday 17th April 2018

Our Governor Days for Spring 2018 are:
Wednesday 17th January, Tuesday 6th February, Tuesday 13th February and Wednesday 14th February.