David Grist

Headteacher, St George's CE Primary Academy, Newtown

David became Headteacher of St George’s Newtown on 30th October 2017. Prior to that he was Headteacher at Fairway Primary Academy in Kings Norton, part of the Education Central family of academies. He has been a teacher and school leader since 1991 and has worked in a number of schools across Birmingham and Sandwell. David very much wants to see individuals, children and adults, developed to be the best people that they can be, and he sees schools as the place where that can happen. David lives in Birmingham with his wife, Helen, who is a palliative care specialist working within hospitals and hospices.

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