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Each of the eight Grammar Schools in Queensland is constituted under the Grammar Schools Act 2016 (Qld) and is a Statutory Body, governed by a Board of Trustees.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
- Mr Carl Valentine - Chair of the Board of Trustees
- Mrs Bev Price - Deputy Chair
- Mr Grant Bell
- Professor Chris Cocklin
- Judge Stuart Durward AM KC
- Mr Michael Koen
- Mrs Sally McCutcheon
- Dr Ian Reddie
- Mrs Suzy Wilson
SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM
- Mr Timothy Kelly - Principal
- Mr Connor Barrett - Deputy Principal & Head of School (North Ward)
- Dr Carolyn Moores - Director of Curriculum
- Mr Martin Tait - Head of Junior School
- Mr Daniel Fox - Director of Boarding
- Mrs Kristell Scott - Director of Enrolments
- Ms Julie Plath - Director of Marketing
Queensland Grammar Schools - 1863-1892
The eight Queensland Grammar Schools were established between 1863 and 1892.
Historically, the establishment of a Grammar School was a form of community-government partnership that provided a cost-effective way for the State Government to support secondary school education, before the newly independent State was in a position to establish state secondary schools. The contemporary approach is for the State to provide secondary education through the establishment of a state school under the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006.
The State Government also supports the provision of education through the regulation and funding of non-government schools.
The Grammar Schools Act
The Grammar School Act 2016 (GSA) and the Grammar Schools Regulation 2016 provide a framework for the establishment and regulation of eight Queensland Grammar Schools. Each school is governed by a Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor in Council. The GSA provides that the Board of Trustees for each Grammar School is a statutory body. The GSA regulates the business of the Grammar School Boards, the keeping and auditing of accounts and making of budgets.