Office & Site Team

The school office team are always happy to help.  You can contact us on the main telephone number from 8am until 4pm and choose the Reception option.

Out of hours messages will automatically divert you to our voicemail.  You can email us on: admin@thevalley.herts.sch.uk or you can contact the Office Manager, Kellie Ransom, at kellie.ransom@thevalley.herts.sch.uk.  You can also visit us face to face at reception.

Please report all absences on our dedicated absence line (option 1).

Reception

Maxine Dale is our school receptionist and first point of contact with any enquiries you may have, whether it’s school uniform, dinner money, enquiring about a lost coat or would like to speak to a member of staff.  Please do not hesitate to contact Maxine Dale as you will be made very welcome.

The School Office

Maxine Dale
Receptionist

Iona Varol
Office Administrator

Sarah Collins
Finance Assistant

Currently on maternity leave: Lisa Hart – Office Administrator

Our information booklet, which can also be found on this Website, contains information about our school from parking to school meals.  Please, however, feel free to contact us at any time with any questions you may have.

All letters home are sent via School Gateway and a copy can also be found on the website to download. If you are not currently on School Gateway then a paper copy will be sent home in the post. Please call our receptionist, Maxine Dale, if you would like to register with School Gateway but would like some help to do so.

Urgent notifications will be sent via School Gateway and displayed on our Website.

If you think you are eligible for free school meals then please contact Hertfordshire County Council on 0300 123 4048 or http://www.hertsdirect.org/freeschoolmeals

Our term dates are available on this Website and can be downloaded. Our current staff and governor lists can also be found on the website.

Please feel free to contact us on 01438 747274 or email admin@thevalley.herts.sch.uk where we will endeavour to help you.

School Reception

Maxine Dale is our school receptionist and first point of contact with any enquiries you may have, whether it’s school uniform, dinner money, enquiring about a lost coat or would like to speak to a member of staff.  Please do not hesitate to contact Maxine Dale as you will be made very welcome.

As well as covering the reception area Maxine Dale also checks the registration in the mornings and afternoons, so if you child is absent from school and you have forgotten to call in, Maxine Dale will contact you.

The Site Team

Ray Deamer
Caretaker

Mark Quarterman
Caretaker

Hugh Sheridan
Cleaner

Pauline Lanaway
Cleaner

Karen Eke
Cleaner

We are a small and friendly team who work hard to make sure the site is kept safe and secure. We are responsible for the day to day running of the site.

We pride ourselves on hard work, are a very approachable team and interact well with our students. We carry out a variety of jobs from general maintenance and small repairs to daily cleans and deep cleans during the holidays. At the current moment we are working on focusing certain areas of the school each holiday trying to constantly improve the image of our school.