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


If you are interested in becoming a governor at Brooke Hill Academy Trust, please contact Mr Simon Foulkes, Chair of Trustees and Governing Body via


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 of the Trust:

Mr Simon Foulkes Chair    
Mr Keith Ambrose    
Dr Sinclair Rogers    

RSM Kevin Manson

Mrs Fran Parish



Board of Members

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


Members of the Trust :

Mr Simon Foulkes - Chair

Mr Keith Ambrose 

Dr Sinclair Rogers

RSM Kevin Manson


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

Mr Keith Ambrose - (Member, Director)

Mrs Kath Rowlands - (Director)

Mrs Sarah Bunker - (Director)

Mr Tim Smith (Director)

Mr Richard Haynes (Director)

Mr Peter Hawker (Director)

Rev. Iain Osbourne (Director)


Local Governing Bodies

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)

Mrs Louise Marshall - (Parent - Vice Chair)

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

Mrs Michelle Bradford - (Support Staff Governor)

Mr James Cure - (Parent Governor )

Mrs Liz Byrne - (Parent Governor)

Mrs Martina Burcombe (Parent Governor)

Monique Louis (Governor)


Local Governors (Edith Weston Academy)

Mr Richard Haynes (Chair and Director)

Dr Sinclair Rogers (Member)

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

Miss L Sheehan (Teacher Governor)

Mrs Joanna Evans (Parent Governor)

Mrs Helen Shepherd (Parent Governor)

Mrs Catherine Marshall (Governor)

Mr Peter Hawker (Director)


Local Governors (South Witham Academy)

Ms Sarah Bunker (Chair and Director)

Mr Tim Smith (Director)

Mr Mark Nichols (Governor)

Mrs Gemma Finlay-Cross (Parent Governor)

Mrs Linda Butler (Teacher Governor)

Mrs Lotty Brown (Support Staff Governor)

Mr Gareth Norman (Parent Governor)


Mrs Nicola Tyers - Clerk



Should you wish to contact Mr Simon Foulkes, Trustee and Chair of the Board of Directors at Brooke Hill Academy Trust, please address all correspondence to:
Mr Simon Foulkes
c/o Brooke Hill Academy Trust Ltd
Brooke Road,
LE15 6HQ


Auditors -  Rawlinsons

Picture 1 Simon Foulkes Chair of the Trust (Member/Director)
Picture 2 Sinclair Rogers (Member)
Picture 3 Sharon Milner (Executive Headteacher)
Picture 4 Keith Ambrose (Member/Director)
Picture 5 Kevin Manson (Member)
Picture 6 Kath Rowlands (Director)
Picture 7 Peter Rayers (Director)
Picture 8 Sarah Bunker (Parent Governor - BHA/Director)
Picture 9 Tim Smith (Director)
Picture 10 Cathy Marshall (Governor - EWA)
Picture 11 Joanna Evans (Parent Governor - EWA)
Picture 12 Helen Shepherd (Parent Governor)
Picture 13 Peter Hawker (Governor-EWA)
Picture 14 Louise Marshall (Parent Governor - BHA)
Picture 15 James Cure (Parent Governor - BHA)
Picture 16 Liz Byrne (Parent Governor - BHA)
Picture 17 Richard Haynes (Governor - BHA)
Picture 18 Martina Burcombe (Parent Governor - BHA)
Picture 19 Gemma Finlay-Cross (Parent Governor - SWA)
Picture 20 Mark Nichols - (Governor - SWA)
Picture 21 Richard Westley (Head of School - Brooke Hill)
Picture 22 Emily Hill Head of School South Witham
Picture 23 Michelle Bradford (Support Staff Governor-BHA)
Picture 24 Louise Pettman (Head of School - Edith Weston)
Picture 25 Anna O'Shaughnessy (Deputy Head of School BHA)
Picture 26 Linda Butler (Teacher Governor - SWA)
Picture 27 Lotty Brown (Support Staff Governor - SWA)
Picture 28 Nicola Tyers - Clerk to the Governing Body