About us Our people Our trustees Brian Walton Brian Walton Brian Walton has been a head teacher in four outstanding or good schools (London, Bristol and Somerset) over the past 15 years. He has worked extensively in school-to-school support since 2008 as a national and local leader of education, supporting schools in challenging circumstances. His current school is Brookside Academy providing education from 0 – 11 to over 600 pupils. He also runs a 30 place Specialist Provision in the primary range, catering for children with complex needs from across the Mendip area of Somerset. Brian is a regular contributor to the Times Educational Supplement and blogs on the challenges of Educational Leadership as @Oldprimaryhead1 He joined the Board in 2018.