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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:



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



Tim Jones        

Trust Governor

Chair, Pupil Premium and Disadvantaged

I've been a Governor for five years and was Chair of Governors at Earith Primary School when we joined the Active Learning Trust. I have three children, one at Earith and two who are pre-school age. My work is also in education where I'm a Reader at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College.  


Jane Horn

Trust Governor

Executive Principal - 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.


Thomas Abbs

Trust Governor

Head Teacher - Earith Primary School

Thomas joined Earith in October 2018 on secondment from Kingsfield where he was Head of School, SENCO and previously, Deputy Head. Last year, Tom became a fully-fledged member of the Earith team as Head of School and more recently, Head Teacher. Previously, Tom has worked in other leadership roles, including Deputy Head in schools in Norfolk where he setup and led a Specialist Resource Base


Helen Llewellin


Trust Governor


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


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.


Kate Coates

Trust Governor

Head Teacher - Kingsfield Primary School