Speaker profile

Jennifer Bexon-Smith

Former Regional Schools Commissioner,East Midlands & Humberside
Tudor Grange Academies Trust (Confirmed)

Jennifer began her educational career in Warwickshire as a teacher of Geography and Business Studies. She moved on to become Head of Department and Head of Faculty before taking an advisor post in the London Borough of Redbridge. In the early 1990’s she became Deputy Head at Tudor Grange in Solihull where she was promoted to headteacher in 2002. Tudor Grange became one of the highest performing secondary schools in the country and became one of the first school sponsors in 2009 when they sponsored Elgar School to become Tudor Grange Academy Worcester. When she left her position as CEO for the Tudor Grange Multi Academy Trust in August 2014 the trust was responsible for three secondary schools and two primaries. In September 2014 Jennifer became one of the first Regional Schools Commissioners taking responsibility for the East Midlands and Humberside Region. She retired from full time education in April 2017 and has recently returned to her roots by becoming a Director of the Tudor Grange Academies Trust.

Agenda sessions

  • MAIN STAGE

    • 12:35 pm
      Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential: Understanding the Government’s ‘Social Mobility Action Plan’
  • MAT SUMMIT

    • 2:50 pm
      Growing your MAT – Do you want to, are you ready?