Adult Instructors

LT Paula Knight - Contingent Commander

  • Joined the Territorial Army in 1993
  • Trained as an ACF Cadet Instructor
  • Key part of the setting up of Brompton Academy CCF
  • Currently employed as subject leader of ICT
  • Promoted to Contingent Commander in 2016
  • Has completed 3 Summer Camps with BA CCF
  • Enjoys cycling and has completed several sportives including the Brighton Marathon and King of the Downs
  • Aspiration is to assist in developing cadets into responsible citizens and contribute to the local community

Captain Matt Loughrey RE - School Staff Instructor (SSI)

  • Joined the Royal Engineers in 1982
  • Served all over the world in 22 year career - N Ireland, Balkans, Iraq, Germany
  • Awarded the Queens Commendation for Valuable Service in Northern Ireland
  • Joined Brompton Academy in 2004 as the Facilities Manager
  • Set up BA CCF in 2014 with the current staff
  • Commisioned in the Army Reserve in 2013
  • Long distance Cyclist - Cycled across the USA/Capital Challenge/LEJOG/Chatham to Gibraltar
  • Aspiration for Brompton Academy Cadets to be the best they can be

Lt Jo Hodgson - Section Commander

  • Joined Brompton Academy in 2005
  • Currently employed as Admissions Officer
  • Key part of setting up Brompton Academy CCF
  • Non military background but a very fast learner
  • Completed the Moonwalk Marathon and keen cyclist
  • Trained as an archery coach
  • Aspiration is learn new skills and pass them onto our cadets

Lt Caroline Chisholm - Section Commander

  • Joined Brompton Academy in 2005
  • Employed as a science teacher
  • Key part of setting up Brompton Academy CCF
  • She was an Air Cadet and is married to a Naval Officer
  • Keen hockey player and runner
  • Qualified as an Exercise Controlling Officer
  • Has completed 2 Summer Camps
  • Works part time for the Rochester Bridge Trust
  • Aspiration is to give the cadets the best training possible