Education and ensuing every child has the opportunity learn within a caring community where the curriculum is rich, exciting and challenging so each can reach his/her potential is one of Helen's particular interests. 
 
She is Chairman of Governors at St. Mark's CE Primary School, Staplefield which is one of the NEARS network (North Eastern Area Rural Schools) and one of the schools in the wider HANDS Locality (Haywards Heath and NEARS Developing Schools).  She chairs the Governance Steerign Group for the locality.
 
As an Additonal Governor for West Sussex County Council Helen also enjoys working with Governors, teachers, children and parents.  She has worked with Governors at William Penn School in Coolham and more recently within the team of Governors at Bewbush Community Primary School in Crawley.  She is currently Parent Champion at Heyworth School in Haywards Heath.  .