Governance

Sponsor

Grace Academy is sponsored by Grace Foundation, a charity established by Lord Edmiston, Chairman of IM Group. Grace Foundation is committed to providing centres of educational excellence where students and staff have the opportunity to achieve their personal best and to contribute to their local communities.

Grace Academy is an exempt charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee established to provide excellence in education and learning, whose Company Registration Number is 04967658. Registered Office Address: The Pavilion, Manor Drive, Coleshill B46 1DL

Grace Academy believes that every young person deserves the best possible opportunity to achieve their full potential and that an investment in our young people is an investment in our shared future.

Governing Board of Directors (GB)

Grace Academy is governed by the Governing Board of Directors known as Trustees. The Governing Board is responsible for the corporate Governance of Grace Academy. The Trustees have legal duties for the charity and are responsible for the strategic direction and policy for the group of Academies within the Trust. Trustees determine the strategic framework, scheme of delegation, scope of sub-committees (LGB’s), executive functions and senior appointments. Grace Foundation is a member of the Governing Board.

The Board Directors (Trustees) are:
Lord Edmiston (Chair), Lady Edmiston, Tim Boxall, Ian Baker, Gary Spicer and Steve Chase

If you would like further information regarding the governance of Grace Academy please see:

Grace Academy Trust’s Webpage.

Academy Improvement Board (AIB)

The Board of Trustees have chosen to put in place, on a temporary basis, an Academy Improvement Board to help drive the rapid progress required. The AIB will be in place to assist the Principal with the rate of improvement required for the benefit of the students.

The AIB consists of the following members:

  • John Burton – Chair
  • Ian Baker
  • Phil Leivers

The Chair can be contacted via:

Clerk to AIB
Kerry Amory
Grace Academy Solihull
Chapelhouse Road
Chelmsley Wood
Birmingham
B37 5JS
Tel: 0121 329 4600