Our Governors

Kate Baker

I am a parent governor with 2 children at Hamsey. I have been a governor since February 2016. I live in Barcombe and am self employed but previously owned and ran a small business for 8 years.

Caroline Bragg

I am a parent governor, with children at Barcombe school. I work in the education and economic development departments of East Sussex County Council with a focus on the county’s skills strategy. 

Teresa Brinkley

I am an Operations Director in the media sector with responsibility for Finance, Legal, HR, Technology, Estate. I have been a co-opted Governor since 2016, have lived in all 3 parishes of the Skylark Federation and currently have children at Barcombe school. 

Peter Clark

I have been a school governor for many years and served as Chair on a number of occasions.  My background is business and marketing and I have lived in Plumpton for well over 30 years.

Rev James Hollingsworth

I have been a School Governor for 17 years and am currently also a Governor at Chailey Secondary School. I am always moved by the good will of people keen to help schools go from strength to strength. 

Neil Milmine

I am a former electronics engineer and a retired Church of England parish priest and have had, over the last three decades, the privilege of serving on various governing bodies, both state and private.

Jane Nurse

I am a co-opted governor and have been a school governor for three years.  My three children have all attended Barcombe School (one remaining in Year 4!). I am a Chartered Accountant and have worked across a number of different businesses.  

Amber Ward

I am a co-opted governor with one child at Hamsey and one due to start in 2018.  I am a self-employed yoga teacher, specialising in yoga for people with additional needs. I am passionate about people having opportunities to access their potential.


T. 01273 400370 E. office@hamsey.e-sussex.sch.uk A. Cooksbridge, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4SJ