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 Should you need to contact the Chair of Governors, please email the Clerk to Governors at

GovernorTypeFirst AppointedTerm of OfficeCurrernt Term Start DateCurrent Term End Date

Ian Rumble
AY2020/21 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
AY2020/21 Vice Chair
Co-opted Governor01/04/20194 Years01/04/201931/03/2023

Elaine RichardsonCo-opted Governor01/04/20194 Years01/04/201931/03/2023

Jimmy MartinHead of School - Brindley01/04/2019Ex-officioEx-officioEx-officio

Fiona BeardsleyHead of School - Foley01/01/2021Ex-officioEx-officioEx-officio

Richard MannsStaff Governor24/09/20184 Years24/09/201823/09/2022

Lisa WalkerStaff Governor07/10/20194 Years07/10/201907/10/2023

Simon KneeParent Governor03/06/20204 Years05/06/202004/06/2024

Previous Governors 

NameTerm of OfficeTime in OfficeAppointment Type

Kelvin DaleyEx-officio01/04/2019 - 31/12/2020Head of School - Foley

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