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School Evaluation April 2018


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 Members is Mr Simon Foulkes.


Should you wish to contact Mr Simon Foulkes,Trustee and Chair of the Board of Members at Brooke Hill Academy Trust, please address all correspondence to:
Mr Simon Foulkes, c/o South Witham Academy, Water Lane, South Witham, Lincs NG33 5PH


Members and Trustees

The members of the Board are Members and Trustees 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 Members

Mr Keith Ambrose - Member, Trustee

Dr Sinclair Rogers - Member

Captain Kevin Manson - Member

Mrs Fran Parish - Member


Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees 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


Trustees of Brooke Hill Academy Trust

Mr Simon Foulkes - Member, Chair of the Trust

Mrs Sharon Milner - Executive Head Teacher


Mrs Kath Rowlands - Trustee

Mrs Sarah Bunker - Trustee

Mr Tim Smith - Trustee / Parent Governor

Mr Richard Haynes - Trustee

Mr Peter Hawker - Trustee

Mrs Beth Chesterfield - Trustee

Rev Iain Osborne - Trustee



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)

Mr Tim Smith (Trustee)

Mrs Emily Hill (Headteacher)

Ms Sarah Bunker (Trustee/Chair)

Mr Mark Nichols (Governor/Vice Chair)

Mrs Gemma Finlay-Cross (Parent Governor)

Mrs Sian Reynolds (Parent Governor)

Mrs Lotty Brown (Support Staff Governor)

Rev Ian Osborne (Trustee Governor)

Mis Karen Hosmer (Teacher Governor)

Mrs Sian Reynolds (Parent Governor)


Clerk to the Trust 

Mrs Nicola Tyres




Picture 1 Sarah Bunker - Trustee and LGB SWA
Picture 2 Tim Smith - Trustee and LGB SWA
Picture 3 Mark Nichols - Parent Governor SWA
Picture 4 Lotty Brown-Support Staff Governor - SWA
Picture 5 Emily Hill - Head of School - SWA
Picture 6 Gemma Finlay-Cross - Parent Governor
Picture 7 Sian Reynolds - Parent Governor