London Meed Governing Board

Meet our Governing Body
  • Mrs Tricia Eastley

    Co-opted Governor and Chair of Governors

    I am the current Chair of Governors and have been a Co-opted Governor at London Meed for six years. I have 2 grand children at London Meed and as a retired Primary Head teacher I hope that I contribute both expertise and enthusiasm to the school. I am currently the governor responsible for Early Years, Safeguarding and Assessment. If you would like to contact me please email

  • Mrs Jane Davey

    Vice Chair of Governors

    Jane Davey
    I am currently an LA Governor and Vice Chair. I was previously the Chair of Governors for over 5 years. I am also the Chair of the Finance Committee. I was previously a parent governor at London Meed for 7 years. I am a Local Board member at The Burgess Hill Academy. I have lived in Burgess Hill for 31 years and have 2 children who both attended London Meed. The eldest is at Sixth form and the youngest at Secondary School. To support the school’s Post Ofsted Action Plan I am the governor responsible for the Ofsted judgements of Personal Development and Behaviour and Attitudes and am the Chair of the Finance Committee.
    I am a Chartered Accountant and have also worked in Marketing and Strategic Development.

  • Mrs Mary Chambers

    Co-opted Governor

    I am Co-opted Governor and grandparent of a child at London Meed School. I am responsible for Early Years Foundation Stage, Health and Safety, SEND and Disadvantaged children and Assessment and am a member of the Finance Committee. As a retired Primary Headteacher from Brighton and Hove I enjoy having the opportunity to share my expertise in my Governor role.

  • Mrs Sylvia Lewis

    Co-opted Governor

    I am a Co-opted Governor, previously an LA governor. I became a governor when I retired from teaching and moved to Sussex. I am the governor responsible for SEND and Disadvantaged children.

  • Mrs Eve Cole

    Co-opted Governor

    I am a retired Secondary Advanced Skills teacher. In this role, I was part of the leadership team at a large successful school in SE London and the Borough Advisor for my subject. I have six grandchildren, of whom two are pupils at the school.
    I have been a Governor at London Meed for four years. Under the Post Ofsted Action Plan, I am responsible for overseeing Reading, Phonics and Curriculum planning.

  • Miss Jenny Elliott

    Parent Governor

    I am a parent governor with one child at London Meed. I am a primary school Deputy Head teacher and am the governor responsible for Reading, Phonics and Assessment.

  • Mrs Kate Bernstein

    Parent Governor

    I have been recently elected as a parent Governor, my day job is as a People Manager for an airline and I have a daughter in year 5 and a son who left year 6 in July, my eldest son is at University. I will be taking over responsibility as the Link Governor.

  • Mr Adam Rezazadeh

    Parent Governor

    I am a new parent governor with 2 children at London Meed - one soon to be joining year 6,
    and the other, year two.
    Being a new governor I will be learning lots around how the school operates and is governed and I hope to bring my experience from working in the NHS and local government to the school.

  • Mrs Sammie Finlay

    Parent Governor

    I have 4 children, 3 of whom have attended or are attending London Meed in Years 6, 3 and my youngest is due to start in September 2022. I have been part of the London Meed Community since 2012 and have spent many years supporting the school through fundraising events with the LMA. I am passionate about wanting to have a fun, rewarding environment for all children to have access to and reach their full potential.

  • Mrs Natalie Langtree

    Staff Governor and Head teacher

    I have been Deputy Head and a member of the governing body at London Meed for over 6 years. I have recently become Head teacher.

  • Mrs Nicoleta Balan

    Staff Governor

    I am a Year 6 class teacher as well as the Mathematics Lead at London Meed. I have two teenage girls who both attended London Meed. I have recently joined the governing body as a Staff governor

  • Ms Nikki Palethorpe

    Associate Governor

    I have recently joined the Governing Board as a Staff Governor. I have worked at London Meed for 16 years in various roles and I am currently a Year 5 class teacher with responsibility for PSHE. All of my children have attended London Meed.

If you would like to see any of the minutes from any of the governing board meetings please contact