de Capell Brooke Family
Hugh de Capell Brooke was the founding sponsor of Brooke City Technology College, later re-named Brooke Weston City Technology College (see the Garfield Weston Foundation). It was Hugh's determination, vision and passion that was the driving force in bringing high quality, innovative state funded education to Corby and the surrounding area.
Hugh and his wife Bianca have been strong supporters of the College since it was established, taking an active interest in its progress and development; initially as a CTC and in more recent times as an academy at the heart of a multi-academy trust.
Hugh served as Chairman of the Trustees of the College for many years and today the wider Trust continues to benefit from the ongoing support of the de Capell Brooke family and the active involvement of Hugh's son Alexander de Capell Brooke as trustee and board member.
The Garfield Weston Foundation
Founded with the aim of supporting a broad range of activities in the fields of religion, education, the environment, the arts, health (including research) and other areas of general benefit to the community in the UK, the Garfield Weston Foundation makes generous donations to a wide range of organisations each year. The Foundation contributes two sponsor trustees to the Brooke Weston Trust and the current Chairman, George Weston, is the CEO of Associated British Foods.