As a non-maintained special school we have both Trustees and Governors. You can download here our Code of Conduct for HLSC Trustees & Governors. It describes the functions, roles and responsibilities of the members of the two bodies. Trustee Governor Code of Conduct 2016
Martin Redshaw: Chair of Governors and Trustees
Martin is a former pupil of Hamilton Lodge. He is an accountant and has been a volunteer Trustee of the school for many years. He is a keen sports fan and likes to travel.
Paul Newbury: Vice Chair of Governors and Trustees
Paul is also a former pupil of Hamilton Lodge. Paul currently works as a Lead BSL Tutor and Sensory Practice Manager within the Sensory Service at a local authority.
Steve Kent: Governor and Trustee
David Sawyer: Governor and Trustee
Sue Furdas: Governor and Trustee
Charlotte Holtam: Governor and Trustee
Sue Benton-Stace: Governor and Trustee
Gail Pilling: Governor and Trustee
Sarah Dewar: Governor – Parent Representative
Lisa McCann: Governor – Parent Representative
Darren Goldsmith: Governor – Non-Teaching Representative
Sam Caiels: Governor – Teaching Representative
Wolfgang Mann – Governor
David Couch: Principal
Simon Rogers: Head of Care
Juliet Grant: Head of School & Care
Lynn Cotton: Acting Business Manager
The Governors include representatives of the local community, former students, former education professionals, staff and parents. Their responsibility is to ensure that the school’s curriculum and care provision is sound, to make sure our resources are used wisely and to work with the Leadership Team and staff to ensure the highest possible standards of education and care for our pupils.
We have two parent representatives and two former pupil representatives who play an important part in the work of the Governors.
The Chair of the Governors and Trustees can be contacted via:
Hamilton Lodge School
Tel: 01273 682362 (voice/minicom)
Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex – Peter Field