Meet the Governors

Brindley Heath Junior Academy and Foley Infant Academy share a Local Governing Body. The schools' Governors play an integral part in the life of Brindley Junior Academy. They generously give their time to support all areas of the school, providing a link between the MAT Trust Board, parents and the community - feeding into the Trust’s oversight and management of the school throughout their term of office.

Wherever appropriate, please contact the school at For the direct contact of the Chair of Governors please contact 

GovernorTypeFirst AppointedTerm of OfficeCurrernt Term Start DateCurrent Term End Date

Ian Rumble
AY2022/23 Chair
Trust Appointed16/07/20194 Years16/07/201915/07/2023

Jean WhitehouseTrust Appointed16/07/20194 Years16/07/201915/07/2023

Hayley GuestTrust Appointed20/10/20204 Years20/10/202019/10/2024

Adam Pritchard
AY2022/23 Vice Chair
Co-opted Governor01/04/20194 Years01/04/202331/03/2027

Elaine RichardsonCo-opted Governor01/04/20194 Years01/04/202331/03/2027

Jimmy MartinHead of School - Brindley01/01/2020Ex-officio01/01/2020Ex-officio

Gemma FoxHead of School - Foley31/08/2022Ex-officio31/08/2022Ex-officio

Richard MannsStaff Governor - Brindley01/04/20194 Years01/04/202331/03/2027

Suzanne HugoStaff Governor - Foley07/10/20194 Years31/18/202230/08/2026

Simon KneeParent Governor 05/06/20204 Years05/06/202004/06/2024

Vicki EvansParent Governor03/06/20204 Years03/06/202002/06/2024

Previous Governors (within the last academic year)

NameTerm of OfficeTime in OfficeAppointment Type

Fiona BeardsleyEx-officio01/01/2021 - 30/08/2022Head of School - Foley

Lisa Walker4 Years07/10/2019 - 30/08/2022Staff Governor

Financial Information and Manor Multi-Academy Director information can be found on our Academy Trust website here.

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Brindley Academy

Enville Rd, Kinver,
Stourbridge, DY7 6AA
Telephone: 01384 872343