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Who We Are

We have come to where we are today through a history of high standards and innovation which dates back to the early days of our first school, Brooke Weston Academy (formerly known as Brooke City Technology College).

Our founding school is regularly among the highest performers in the GCSE league tables. It has a proven track record and has educated tens of thousands of students who have gone on to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives and who make a difference to the world.

The Brooke Weston Academy’s original objective of providing high quality educational experiences which result in outstanding achievement and personal development is at the heart of the Trust’s work today and has laid the foundations for where we are now.

In 2008 under the guidance of Sir Peter Simpson, we opened the Corby Business Academy, turning around a previously failing school which is now on the road to 'good'.

The following year Kettering Science Academy, became part of our family of schools, and we oversaw a £30m rebuild which has made the school one of the best equipped and impressive in the area.

In 2012 we opened a free Corby Technical School, which is rated as outstanding and is being used as a model for other free schools. In the same year we also became a sponsor for our first school in Cambridgeshire, Thomas Clarkson Academy and added Gretton Primary School and Beanfield Primary School, to our family. In 2013 Peckover Primary School and Oakley Vale Primary became part of our Trust.

Our estates have expanded with preschool provision at Compass and Peckover Primary. Corby Technical School had an extension and Kettrring Science Academy now has a purpose built state of the art Sixth Form block.

In 2011 Brooke Weston was named in the first tranche of Teaching Schools, providing professional development and courses for teachers from the Trust and region. In 2021 the Teaching School was given Teaching Hub accreditation, which means that it will provide training for teachers across Northamptonshire.

In 2021 Brooke Weston Academy was also chosen to develop a new Free School in Wisbech which will educate students from Years 7 to 11.