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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


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



The Chair of the Board of Directors is Mr Simon Foulkes.


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 South Wittham Academy, Water Lane, South Witham, Lincs NG33 5PH


For further details of the governing body and link to the Governor's page of the Brooke Hill Academy website, please go to:-


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 (South Witham Academy)

Ms Sarah Bunker (Director/Chair)

Mr Mark Nichols (Governor/Vice Chair)

Mr Tim Smith (Director)

Mrs Anna O'Shaughnessy (Head of School - maternity leave)

Mrs Laura Martin (Head of School)

Mr Shaun Mason (Governor)

Mrs Gemma Finlay-Cross (Parent Governor)

Mr Gareth Norman (Parent Governor)

Mrs Linda Butler (Teacher Governor)