Glebedale Proprietorship Statement
Glebedale School is owned and operated by Acorn Education and Care.
Acorn Education and Care is a subsidiary of Outcomes First Group Ltd, a provider of children’s and adult services in the UK.
Glebedale School has its own dedicated management team, under the leadership of Karen Caswell, Headteacher. The management team is complemented by Group support functions covering Quality and Compliance, Admissions and Marketing, Human Resources, Finance and IT.
Heads of Care report directly to Lauren Wright (Regional Director).
The statutory directors for both Acorn Education and Care and Outcomes First Group Ltd are David Leatherbarrow (Chief Executive Officer), Jean-Luc Janet (Chief Financial Officer), Richard Cooke (Group Commercial Director) and Richard Power (Managing Director).
Key decisions are referred to Outcomes First Group’s Board, consisting of CEO and CFO, an independent Chairman and three Non-Executive Directors. In addition, the Group continues its robust governance through two established compliance-based sub committees with remits for Quality and Audit, respectively, and whose members are independent to the Group’s management team.