Federation Governing Board




First formed in September 2018, the Birmingham Federation of Maintained Nursery Schools now brings together nine individual Maintained Nursery Schools. We have a shared vision to achieve a single sustainable organisation, city wide, with strong strategic governance and leadership delivering an inclusive and safe child-led learning experience, strong family partnerships and outstanding outcomes for all children.  

The 9 nursery schools are clustered into 3 smaller groups, each served by a 'Local Committee'. These groupings are:


Allens Croft NS                                   

Shenley Field NS                                          


Lillian De Lissa NS                                                                              

Newtown NS

St Thomas Centre NS 


Adderley NS

Gracelands NS

Highfield NS

Jakeman NS


Our Elected Governors are:


Sean Delaney - Operations Manager at the Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC) 


Michelle Howles - Co-Opted Governor

Clerk to FGB:

Ruth Mashiter - SIPS Education

Executive Head Teacher's:

David Aldworth - Executive Head Teacher - Allens Croft NS and Shenley Fields NS 

Stuart Brown    - Head Teacher - St Thomas Centre NS

Sharon Lewis - Executive Head Teacher - Adderley NS and Highfield NS

Samantha Richards - Executive Head Teacher - Gracelands NS and Jakeman NS

Yasmin Akhtar - Co-opted Governor

Sally Andrews - Co-opted Governor, Safeguarding Governor

Khatoon Bi - Parent Governor

Charlotte Bird - Co-opted Governor

Laura Brodie - Co-opted Governor

James Clarke - Co-opted Governor

Yupu Lin- Co-opted Governor 

Roshni Myers - Co-opted Governor

Christine Pascal-Co-opted Governor 

Lorna Rose- Co-opted Governor 

Nadeem Shabir - Parent Governor

Susan Sidaway - Co-opted Governor

Margaret Sullivan - Co-opted Governor 

Jacqueline White - Co-opted Governor 


You may contact the Chair of the Board (Mr Sean Delaney) by sealed letter via our school office.

Contact Information

Strategic Business Manager: Selina Galsinh

Tel: 0121 675 0362

Mob: 0792 325 7396

Email: s.galsinh@allenscn.bham.sch.uk

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