• Upcoming Events

    For more information about upcoming events, please check the calendar page of the school website.

  • Childline

    Children from Year 1 to Year 6 listened to a fantastic assembly from the NSPCC about speaking out and stating safe. Go to www.childline.org.uk for more information.

  • Year 4-6 School Council: Houses of Parliament Visit - Tuesday 19th October

    Some of our School Council have been very fortunate and are going to visit the Houses of Parliament.

  • Year 3-6: Bully's Paradise Play - Tuesday 19th November

    Firehorse Productions are coming in to do a play all about bullying following on from last week's anti-bullying week.

  • Year 3: Georgina Varney Visit - Wednesday 20th November

    Georgina will be coming to work with Year 3 throughout the day.

  • Year 4: Pioneer Centre Payment - Thursday 21st November

    The 2nd payment for the residential visit to the Pioneer Centre is due - £60.

  • School Photographs - Thursday 21st November

    For those children who were absent when we had our photographs taken, the company are back in on the 21st.

  • Year 4, 5 and 6: Swimming Gala - Thursday 21st November

    Our future Olympians are competing against other schools in a swimming gala at Ellowes this week. Good luck.

  • Me Festival - Thursday 21st November

    A few of our children are going to Himley to the Me Festival, workshops all about well being.

  • Red 4: Online Safety Presentation to Parents and Carers - Thursday 21st November

    After a week of working with students from Newman University, Red 4 will feedback what they know about staying safe online.

  • Yellow 1: Class Assembly - Friday 22nd November, 9am

    Yellow 1's first class and assembly in the big hall. Come and see what they have been learning about.

  • junior parkrun - every Sunday at 9:00am, Stevens Park (Wollescote)

    Free, 2km run for 4–14 year olds: Stevens Park- Wollescote (DY9 7JG). Field opposite main park (Register online & print your barcode: www.parkrun.org.uk/register).

  • School Dinners 2019-20

    Please note that school meal prices will be £2.40 from September 2019. Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 do not have to pay for theirs.

  • 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!


Governing Body Membership

December 2018 - December 2019

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 from 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 Human Resources Advisor None
School Improvement 75%
Personnel 67%
Pupil Discipline  n/a
Ryan Guest Co-opted Full Governors -  26.02.14 Finished term of office 25.02.18 Headteacher None None
School Improvement -
Finance and General Purpose  -
Pupil Discipline -
James Larkin Parent Governor Full Governors 67% 27.06.18 26.06.22 Headteacher
School Improvement 25%
Steve Marsh Co-opted Vice Chairperson  Finance and General Purpose Full Governors 100% 01.09.15 31.08.19 Headteacher None Governor -  Ellowes Hall Sports College
School Improvement 75%
Finance and General Purpose 100%
Personnel 100%
Pupil Discipline n/a
Pay Committee n/a
Staff Dismissal n/a
Rob McConomy Co-opted Full Governors - 27.06.18 Finished term of office 11.06.19 Headteacher Headteacher of Hawbush Primary School
School Improvement -
Pay Appeals -
Anne Millward Co-opted Full Governors - 01.09.15 Finished term of office 11.06.19 Headteacher None Councillor at Dudley MBC
School Improvement -
Finance and General Purpose -
Pay Committee n/a
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 100%
Personnel 67%
Jenny Parker-Kinnaird Staff Full Governors 67% 01.09.14 31.08.18 Headteacher None None
School Improvement 75%
Sue Smith Local Authority Chairperson Full Governors 50% 05.04.17 04.04.21 Headteacher None None
School Improvement 100%
Finance and General Purpose 100%
Pay Committee n/a
Dismissal Appeal n/a
Personnel 100%
David Stanley Co-opted School Improvement Full Governors 100% 01.09.15 31.08.19 Headteacher None None
School Improvement 33%
Personnel 100%
Dismissal Appeal n/a
Clare Wood Parent Governor Full Governors 100% 21.03.18 19.03.22 Headteacher None None
Finance and General Purpose 25%
Personnel 100%
School improvement  75%
Pay Appeals n/a
Dismissal Appeals n/a
Pupil Discipline n/a
Stewart Wright Vice Chairperson Personnel Full Governors 67% 01.09.17 31.08.21 Headteacher Provision of legal services for DMBC None
Finance and General Purpose  75%
Personnel 33%
School Improvement 75%
Pay Appeals n/a
Staff Dismissal n/a

Latest News

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 Autumn 2019 are:

  • School Improvement – 09.10.19 and 27.11.19
  • Personnel - 16.10.19
  • Finance - 02.10.19 and 20.11.19
  • Full Governors – 11.12.19

Our Governor Days for Autumn 2019 are:

Monday 23rd September, Tuesday 10th October and Wednesday 4th December 2019.

We currently have 2 vacancies on our governing board. These are advertised on WM jobs.