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Governance Structure

Cromwell is accountable to The Active Learning Trust Board. 

Details of The Active Learning Trust governance can be found via these links:

Active Learning Trust Governance

Active Learning Trust Board and Members

The board can be contacted via the clerk at:

jroberts@cromwell.cambs.sch.uk or




Cromwell Community College has a Local Governing Body representing Cromwell Community College, Kingsfield Primary School and Earith Primary School.



Jane Horn

Trust Governor

Executive Headteacher - Cromwell Community College

Jane Horn has been Principal of Cromwell Community College since 2014 having previously been Vice Principal. Jane started her teaching career at a secondary school in Huntingdon where she became Assistant Head with responsibility for Key Stage 3. Jane is thoroughly committed to school improvement; in 2016 Cromwell was rated Good by OFSTED. The College is now focused on ensuring that outcomes for all pupils are outstanding.


Helen Llewellin

Trust Governor

SEND / Pupil Premium

I have over 20 years' experience in childcare, working in the education and residential sector. I am currently a Registered Manager in a children's home completing all relevant training in safeguarding and child protection.


Caroline Corby-Judge

Trust Governor

Safer Recruitment Champion and Safeguarding

I have lived in Chatteris for many years and have two children, one who is currently in year 4. I have spent the majority of my working life as a civil servant and work for the HMCTS. I have been a Parent Governor for just over two years and since the restructuring of the Governing body, I am now a Trust Governor.


Ian Whitlam

Parent Governor - Earith Primary School

Health & Safety

I have been a Parent Governor at Earith Primary School for 5 years, including the role of Chair of the Standards Committee. I have a daughter in Year 5 at Earith and a son in Year 8 at Cromwell Community College. My background is in education. I taught in secondary schools for 25 years as a Head of Music, and also a Head of Year. I now work for Go4Schools as an Education Services Consultant. This involves training schools in the use of software to track attainment, behaviour, attendance and how to analyse all aspects of pupil data.


Simon Bainbridge

Trust Governor

Post 16 / Race & Equality

Simon’s first role working with young people with additional needs was as a Support Worker at a Scope school in Hertfordshire.  Simon began his teaching career in 1997 in a National Autistic Society School and in 2006 he gained a Deputy Headship at a new build area special school in Cambridgeshire.  In 2011 he moved as Headteacher to Highfield Ely before it joined the Active Learning Trust in 2016, and was given the opportunity to play a lead part in the development of another new build area special school, Highfield Littleport.  In 2018 a new LINC 10-25 was opened, the first provision of its type in the Eastern region.  Simon now enjoys providing support for schools in developing their provisions for learners with SEND, and remains committed to providing the learners in the Trust with SEND with the best possible outcomes.


Helen Cassady

Trust Governor

Acting Chair

Helen is an experienced educationalist who has held a range of posts in middle and senior leadership.  Helen has been a Headteacher and has successfully led schools in challenging circumstances and who are high performing.  One of her specialisms is school improvement and she has supported other Headteachers in transforming their schools.  Helen has also worked in Initial Teacher Education/HEI delivering programmes on postgraduate and undergraduate courses.  She is also an experienced trainer, as she has led CPD for primary and secondary staff within Eastern England.



Sian Pritchard

Trust Governor

Quality of Education


I retired from the Executive Headship of Kingsfield and Earith Primary Schools in April 2020 having been a head for five years.  I have had a varied professional career, graduating with a Law degree in 1984 and working as a civil servant, recruiter, out of school club leader and teaching assistant before embarking on a career in teaching 20 years ago.  Before becoming a head I worked in primary schools in Huntingdon teaching across the age groups, becoming a SENDCO, Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputy Headteacher. 


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