We have introduced the parent representative role with the aim of improving and developing parent partnerships. These roles were set up following parent feedback which highlighted that it would be beneficial to have a parent to represent each year group and work in partnership with us to share your ideas.
If you have any comments or suggestions to share, please get in touch with your parent representative using the email address below.
Their main responsibilities include:
This Years Parent Representatives are:
Shaun - Nursery
Hello! I’m Shaun, the new parent rep for nursery. My daughter, Laurie, is in Starley class and she lives at home with mummy, daddy and her baby brother, Ellis.
We live in Elmdon, off Lode Lane, and I am a self-employed PR consultant, which involves lots of writing and trying to get my clients exposure in the local, regional and national media. I enjoy to travel, spend time with friends and family, and exercise regularly to offset a love for food and drink.
I volunteered to be a parent rep because I want to contribute positively to the school and help build on the excellent relationship between Valley and its parents. I am looking forward to articulating feedback on behalf of nursery parents in a way that is constructive.
Please email all nursery-related questions, suggestions and general feedback to email@example.com.
Emily - Reception
Hi, I’m Emily, I am the parent rep for Reception, my son is Tobias J. We have two dogs to keep us occupied and love exploring, camping, holidaying, craft and reading.
I work part time for the NHS and in my spare time I am an Usborne book lady which I absolutely LOVE!
I am looking forward to being a Parent Rep at Valley as I am keen to improve partnerships with parents. I really want the best for Tobias and his school and it’s great to be involved. I’ll be checking my emails daily so please drop me message with any feedback or suggestions you may have.
My email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Riana - Year 1
Hi, my name is Riana, I am the year 1 parent representative. I have one son who is in Shaw 1.
I am a Senior Pharmacy Technician and work at Women and Children’s hospital in the pharmacy department and have worked at the trust for 20 years.
Currently, I am involved in preparing the COVID-19 vaccinations before they’re administered and also other projects.
Being part of the parent representative team is very exciting and will allow parents to have their voice heard.
I look forward to hearing from parents, appreciate feedback and suggestions also if you have any questions you as parent would like me to raise on your behalf please feel free to email me on email@example.com.
Ricardo - Year 2
Hello, I'm Ricardo and I'm Sofia Perez’s father from Churchill 2, and your new Parent Representative for Year Two.
I'm Administrator for HS2 project and have been the Cabin Crew Supervisor for Ryanair over the last year.
I'm hoping to bring to this role my skills to improve communication between parents, parents and school, and provide a better picture of the fantastic job our little ones and their teachers build together.
My daugther herself have a wonderful development even through this complicated and challenging times she has to cope with.
I'm looking forward to hear from all parents in year two as I will be checking my parent representative email regularly, so feel free to contact me. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ruth - Year 3
Hi I am Ruth Lynch and I am the parent rep for year 3, my son is Kian Lynch in Hockney 3. We have two dogs, Sadie and Tye who keep us busy and we love taking them for walks over the park. I work as a Business Development Manager in the financial services industry which I enjoy.
I am looking forward to being a Parent Rep to work with you parents and the school to improve how we work together to ultimately benefit our children. I am interested in hearing your ideas so please email me if you can. To do so, please use my new email address email@example.com.
Stephanie - Year 4
Hi! I’m Stephanie and I’m mother of Evie-Grace of Sharman 4, I have been a parent of Valley for many years and previously of Hatchford Brook with my son, prior to and including when the schools merged.
As well as being a parent, I also work full time as a Risk Accessor in the Construction Sector. I am pleased to represent Parents and look forward to supporting the school in holding efficient and productive dialogue to help our children maximise their time at Valley.
Don’t forget my email is firstname.lastname@example.org .
Nick - Year 5
Hi! I'm Nick Morrey, I'm dad to Jessica and Brandon (year 5), Rebecca (year 4) and Yara (Year 3). I also have a one-year-old called Harry.
When I'm not busy with the children, I am an emergency health care assistant and currently work as part of the national effort against COVID 19.
I volunteer for Marston Green & district lions (you may have seen the Christmas car, which pulled Santa around the streets to bring a smile to children's faces) I am an active member of our schools PTFA and also volunteered for West Midlands ambulance service as a community first responder.
I look forward to supporting the parent, school, teacher relationship and hope to speak with you soon via my email email@example.com .
Beccy - Year 6
Hi, I’m Beccy, I am the parent rep for Year 6. My son in Year 6 is William and I have a daughter who went to Valley and is now in year 10; whilst at Valley she designed the new logo that the school uses when the school transitioned from Hatchford Brook.
I am a business support coordinator which I enjoy ensuring work gets carried out with a happy workforce during these hard times.
I am looking forward to being a Parent Rep at Valley as I am keen to improve partnerships with parents and ensuring they get to make the most of their last few months at Valley
I my spare time, I like to keep in touch with friends and family and help out at a food bank packing and delivering food parcels.
I would love to hear from you and will be checking my parent rep email regularly so do feel free to contact me via firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any feedback or suggestions I can share or any questions you would like me to raise on your behalf.