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Mr Vaughan Clark


Vaughan is a retired RAF officer who then became a company secretary in the City, a role from which he has also now retired. He was previously Chair of Governors at a large International School, has taught both Maths and English, and is passionate about children's education, particularly in their early years.  He helps children with their reading at HIS, using phonics and other strategies and is the Link Governor for SEND, working closely with the SENCo in the school's strategies to help those children with additional needs. He is also the school's link Mental Health Governor.

Mrs Amy McCrae

Trust Governor

Amy is a primary teacher with a wealth of teaching experience across Early Years and KS1.

Amy works closely with Headteacher on the School Development Plan, Targets 1 and 2.

She has a child in school and supports the school by volunteering on a regular basis in Reception.

Mrs Sunetha Diaram

Trust Governor

Safeguarding Link Governor

Sunetha is an Executive Director for a contract research organisation with approximately 28 years of analytical chemistry experience in research and development mainly for pharmaceutical drug development. Sunetha held leadership roles for over 12 years and has been actively involved in training and development of young people in scientific research. This experience compliments her role as a trust governor and safeguarding link. Sunetha has been a governor for Hartford Infant school since 2017.

Mrs Jo Eagle

Staff Governor

Jo Eagle is the EYFS Lead.

She is a dedicated member of the Local Governing Body.

Mrs Sue Orledge

Staff Governor

Sue has been a staff governor for several years and has worked hard to support the school governance team. She is currently the link governor for  Sports Premium and teh Early Years. Sue's role as a teaching assistant and Supervisor of the school's breakfast and after school club [Treehouse Club] enables her to make good links in her role on the Local Governing Body.

Mrs Abigail Shearing

Parent Governor

Pupil Premium Link Governor

Abigail is a certified accountant and licensed insolvency practitioner. She works across East Anglia.

Abigail is the mother of one child studying in Hartford Infant School.


Mrs Jose Railton


Mrs Rae Lee


Rae Lee is the Headteacher of Hartford Infant School. She joined the Governing Body is September 2004 in her role as Deputy Headteacher and has worked on a variety of committees and with different members over the years as the board has changed. She is dedicated to raising the standards of the school and welcomes new people from the school community to join the governance team to support the school.