Governors

Contact details for Chair & Vice Chair

Chair

Mr Graham Pearce
Clerk to Governors Mrs Stella Smallwood
c/o Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst,
Cooks Lane, Birmingham, B37 6NU

Vice Chair

Mrs Susan Hall
c/o Tudor Grange Academy Kingshurst,
Cooks Lane, Birmingham, B37 6NU

The responsibilities of the LGB are delegated from the trust board and are detailed in the trust’s Scheme of Delegation which can be found here. The Trust Terms of Reference for Local Governors can be found here.

Governors

Full Name role date appointed Term of office ends relevant business and pecuniary interests trusteeships and governorships at other educational institutions/charities personal relationships with trust employees or other members/trustees/ local governors date interest declared
Mr Graham Pearce (Chair) Community Governor 01/03/2019 31/08/2022 n/a Trustee of Tudor Grange Academies Trust n/a 11/04/2019
Mrs Susan Hall (Vice-chair) Community Governor 11/04/2019 10/04/2023 n/a n/a n/a  
Dr David Moore Community Governor 11/04/2019 10/04/2023 n/a n/a n/a  
Mr Neil Rollason Community Governor 26/08/2021 17/11/2022 n/a Trustee of Tudor Grange Academies Trust n/a  
Mr Martyn Tindall Staff Governor 01/09/2018 31/08/2022 Employee of TGA Kingshurst n/a n/a  
Mr Vijay Mistry Parent Governor 01/12/2020 30/11/2024 n/a n/a n/a  
Mr David Cole Community Governor 09/12/2021 09/12/2025        
Mr Jonathan Swift Parent Governor 20/01/2022 20/01/2026        
Mr Adrian Ball Community Governor 10/05/2022 10/05/2026        

Governor Profiles

Dr Graham Pearce

Mr Graham Pearce

Chair of Governors

Graham has lived most of his life in Solihull and attended Tudor Grange Grammar School.
He runs his own legal practise in Solihull and was also a church pastor for many years.
Graham is married with four children and two grandchildren.
He enjoys bringing contribution and challenge to governors and staff with a touch of humour.

Mrs Susan Hall

Mrs Susan Hall

Dr David Moore

Dr David Moore

Mr Neil Rollason

Mr Neil Rollason

Neil joined the Governing Board of TGA Kingshurst in September 2021 after over 20 years as a Governor with TGA Yew Tree Primary including 2 years as Chair of that Governing Board when Yew Tree made the great decision to join Tudor Grange MAT. Neil is looking forward to working with the excellent leadership at Kingshurst to help the school continue to move forwards. By profession Neil works for HM Revenue & Customs as a Tax Inspector therefore public service has been a key element of his life since joining them in 1984. His hobbies include running half marathons and watching movies.

Mr Martyn Tindall

Mr Martyn Tindall

Martyn has worked at Tudor Grange Kingshurst for 12 years and been a staff Governor for 4 of them. He is a Teacher of Physical Education and currently Assistant College Leader with Bronte College. Over those years, he has also contributed to the running of Solihull Football Association with particular heavy involvement into the running and organisation of district competition. In addition to this, Martyn has worked on the The University of Birmingham PGCE DipEd course supporting the programme leader with observations of trainees and mentoring.

Mr Vijay Mistry

Mr Vijay Mistry

Mr David Cole

Mr David Cole

Mr Jonathan Swift

Mr Jonathan Swift

Mr Adrian Ball

Mr Adrian Ball

 

Governors who have left over the past 12 months

Full Name Role Date appointed Date resigned
Mr William George Community Governor 11/04/2019 31/08/2021
Ms Ria Rowson Staff Governor 27/08/2020 01/06/2021
Mr Ron Edwards Community Governor 11/04/2019 30/06/2021
Ms Michele Sadler Community Governor 11/04/2019 13/10/2021

 

LGB meeting attendance

TBC

Mr Graham Pearce (Chair) 4/4
Dr David Moore 2/4
Mr Martyn Tindall 4/4
Mrs Michele Lorraine Sadler 3/4
Mrs Ria Rowson 0/0
Mr Ronald Edwards 2/4
Mrs Susan Hall (Vice Chair) 4/4
Mr William George 4/4
TBC