Contacts

The Education Team

Claire Meese – Director of Education

  • Oversees and steers the work of the education team
  • Develops policy and strategy for promoting mission among children and young people and high quality education in church schools and academies
  • Secretary to the Diocesan Board of Education

Tel: 01636 817235 Email dde@southwell.anglican.org

Sam Dennis – Deputy Director (Schools)

  • Supports the Director of Education in development of policy and strategy for promoting mission and high quality education in church schools and academies
  • Specific responsibility for school improvement, monitoring standards and performance
  • Developing and overseeing the services offered to schools

Tel: 01636 817247 Email Samantha.dennis@southwell.anglican.org

Sheila Barker – Assistant Director (Schools)

  • Assists the Director of Education in her work and ensures administrative systems are in place to maintain good communication with schools, parishes and other educational partners
  • Specific responsibility for schools’ admissions and appeals
  • Administrator to the Diocesan Board of Education

Tel: 01636 817235 Email sheilab@southwell.anglican.org

Jane Lewis – Diocesan Schools’ Adviser

Tel: 01636 817236 Email jane.lewis@southwell.anglican.org

Anne Lumb – Diocesan Schools’ Adviser

Tel: 01636 817236 Email anne.lumb@southwell.anglican.org

Provide front line support and resources for church schools and academies by

  • Developing Christian distinctiveness
  • Paying particular attention to RE and collective worship
  • Ensuring statutory responsibilities related to church school inspections

Beryl Freer – Executive Schools’ Officer

Supports Voluntary Aided schools with

  • All aspects of capital improvements
  • Managing LCVAP projects
  • Managing DFC budgets

Tel: 01636 817237 Email bfreer@southwell.anglican.org

(Specific role in school buildings for VA schools)

Alison Jacobson – Education Administrative Officer

  • Provides administrative support to the Children’s and Youth Ministry Advisers
  • Administers foundation governor appointments across all church schools and academies in the diocese, ensuring vacancies are filled and statutory requirements are met

Tel: 01636 817230 Email alisonj@southwell.anglican.org

Allison Horne – Education Administrative Officer

  • Provides administrative support for the Diocesan Schools’ Advisers
  • Specific role in administering training courses

Tel: 01636 817236 Email ahorne@southwell.anglican.org

 

Children’s Work

Nick Harding – Children’s Ministry Adviser

  • Provides advice, resources, consultation and training to churches on all matters relating to children’s ministry
  • Oversees the DBS checking (formerly CRB)
  • Manages the Church History Project

Tel: 01636 817234   Email nick@southwell.anglican.org

Youth Work

Angela Brymer – Part Time Youth Ministry Adviser

 Support & Partnerships    

who has  responsibility for :-

  • Advising parishes on recruitment, youth worker support and running youth programmes
  • Young People’s Participation & Youth Council
  • Developing Young Leaders
  • Youth Leader training
  • Young Vocations

by email: youthadviser@southwell.anglican.org 

or mobile: 07887 530751

 OR

Dave Keetley – Part Time Youth Ministry Adviser

Growth & Development

who has responsibility for :-

  • Organising central and deanery youth events
  • Building mission links with secondary schools
  • New Youth projects and fresh expressions
  • Youth Confirmation
  • Youth Leader Training

by email: youthadviser2@southwell.anglican.org

or mobile:  07720511192

If you’re not sure who can deal with your query just give either of us a call and we’ll be happy to help you.