Governing Body

The academy is operated by the Inspiration Trust, with support from the Great Yarmouth Grammar School Foundation.

The current members are:

  • Tim Coulson (chair)
  • Iain Macdonald
  • Dame Rachel de Souza
  • John Mason
  • John Stephens
  • Louise Scott
  • Ben Milner

Great Yarmouth Grammar School Foundation have been invited to appoint up to two governors.

You can contact our Chair of Governors via email or by writing to us.

The Academy Committee is part of a wider governance structure within the Inspiration Trust. Further details of roles and responsibilities can be found in the Governance section of the Trust website.

The Governance section of the Trust website

Academic year 2019-2020

Name

Title

Relevant interests

Appointed

Left

Tim Coulson

Chair

Chief Executive, Unity Schools Partnership (formerly Samuel Ward Academy Trust)

Sep 2017

-

Iain Macdonald

Trust governor

None

Sep 2017

-

John Mason

Trust governor

None

Sep 2017

-

Dame Rachel de Souza

Trust governor

Chief Executive, Inspiration Trust

Director, Parents and Teachers for Excellence

Trustee, Ambition Institute

Sep 2017

-

John Stephens

Trust governor

Director, JS Music Services

Director of music, Inspiration Trust

Sep 2017

-

Louise Scott

Trust governor

Principal, Cobholm Primary Academy

Sep 2018

-

Ben Milner Trust governor None Oct 2019  

Academic year 2018-2019

The local governing body was reconstituted in September 2018 following the merger with Trafalgar College free school.

Name

Title

Relevant interests

Appointed

Left

Attended

Tim Coulson

Chair

Chief executive, Unity Schools Partnership (formerly Samuel Ward Academy Trust)

Sep 2017

-

3 of 4

Iain Macdonald

Trust governor

None

Sep 2017

-

4 of 4

John Mason

Trust governor

None

Sep 2017

-

2 of 4

Dame Rachel de Souza

Trust governor

Chief Executive, Inspiration Trust

Member, Education Honours Committee

Director, Parents and Teachers for Excellence

Trustee, Ambition Institute

Sep 2017

-

1 of 4

John Stephens

Trust governor

Director, JS Music Services

Director of music, Inspiration Trust

Sep 2017

-

3 of 4

Jonathan Taylor

Trust governor

Chief executive, Sapientia Education Trust

Sep 2017

March 2019

1 of 4

Louise Scott

Trust governor

Principal, Cobholm Primary Academy

Sep 2018

-

3 of 4