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If you are interested in becoming a Governor at Brooke Hill Academy Trust, please contact Mr Simon Foulkes, Member and Chair of the Board of Directors, via the Trust email address:

A governance structure is in place to ensure the overall aims of the Multi Academy trust are met



Brooke Hill Academy Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with responsibility for three primary academies, Brooke Hill Academy and Edith Weston Academy in Rutland and South Witham Academy in Lincolnshire. The overall aim of the Multi Academy Trust is to ensure all children receive a good quality education through:

  • Provision of a safe and secure learning environment
  • Maintaining standards by challenging and monitoring the performance of the Academies

  • Managing the Academy Trust's finances and property in line with the Funding agreement set out by the Secretary of State for Education

  • Maintain a full complement of teaching and support staff

  • Ensure that the Academies and the Academy Trust comply with both charity and company law.


Members and Directors

The members of the Board are Members and Directors of the Trust with ultimate responsibility for performance of the academies in particular:

Members of the Trust :

Mr Simon Foulkes - Member, Chair of the Board of Directors

Mr Keith Ambrose - Member, Director

Dr Sinclair Rogers - Member

RSM Kevin Manson - Member

Mrs Fran Parish - Member


Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is appointed by the Trust Members and is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Trust and is directly accountable for the standards and financial management of the Trust and the individual Academies


Directors of Brooke Hill Academy Trust

Mr Simon Foulkes - Member, Chair of the Board of Directors

Mrs Sharon Milner - Executive Head Teacher

Mrs Kath Rowlands - Director

Mr Peter Rayers - Director

Mrs Sarah Bunker - Director

Mr Tim Smith - Director / Parent Governor

Mr Richard Haynes - Director

Mr Peter Hawker - Director


Local Governing Body (Brooke Hill Academy):

Each Academy in the Trust has a Local Governing Body with responsibility for supporting the management and staff in implementing the overall aims of the Trust. Membership of the local governing bodies is to be made up Head of School, Parents, Staff and Directors and comprises of between 7 and 9 governors.


Local Governors (Brooke Hill Academy)

Mrs Kath Rowlands (Chair & Director)

Mr Richard Westley - Head of School (Brooke Hill Academy)

Mrs Emily Hill - (Teaching Staff)

Mrs Michelle Bradford - (Support Staff )

Mr James Cure - (Parent Governor )

Mrs Louise Marshall - (Parent)

Mr Richard Haynes (Governor)

Mrs Elizabeth Byrne (Parent Governor)

Mrs Martina Burcombe (Parent Governor)


Local Governors (Edith Weston Academy)

Mr Richard Haynes - (Chair and Director)

Mrs Louise Pettman - Head of School (Edith Weston Academy)

Dr Sinclair Rogers (Member)

Mrs Helen Shepherd (Parent Governor)

Mrs Catherine Marshall (Governor)

Mr Peter Hawker (Director)

Mrs Maria Robinson (Support Staff)


Local Governors (South Witham Academy)

Mrs Sarah Bunker (Chair and Director)

Mr Tim Smith (Director)

Mrs Anna O'Shaughnessy (Head of School)

Mrs Gemma Finlay-Cross (Parent Governor)

Mr Gareth Norman (Parent Governor)

Mr Mark Nichols (Governor)

Mrs Linda Butler (Teacher Governor)

Mrs Lotty Brown (Support Staff Governor)


Should you wish to contact Mr Simon Foulkes, Member and Chair of the Board of Directors at Brooke Hill Academy Trust, please address all correspondence to:
Mr Simon Foulkes, c/o Edith Weston Academy, Weston Road, Edith Weston,Rutland LE158HQ or email


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Picture 1 Mrs Simon Foulkes (Trustee)
Picture 2 Dr Sinclair Rogers (Trustee)
Picture 3 Lt. Col.Graham Johnson (Trustee)
Picture 4 Mrs Sharon Milner (Executive Headteacher)
Picture 5 Mr Keith Ambrose(Director)
Picture 6 Mrs Kath Rowlands (Director)
Picture 7 Mr Peter Rayers (Director)
Picture 8 Mr Barry Lewin (Director/MOD)
Picture 9 Mrs Sarah Bunker (Parent Governor - BHA)
Picture 10 Mr Tim Smith (Director)
Picture 11 Mrs Catherine Marshall (Governor)
Picture 12 Mrs Joanna Evans (Parent Governor)
Picture 13 Mrs Helen hepherd (Parent Governor)
Picture 14 Peter Hawker (Governor)
Picture 15 Mrs Louise Pettman (Head of School - EWA)
Picture 16 Mrs Nicola Tyers (Clerk to the Governing Body)
Picture 17 Kevin Manson (Trustee)
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