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Governors

Mrs Jill Watkin-Tavener

Chair

Jill's introduction to Hartford Infant school started in 1998 as a Huntingdon Town Councillor Co-opted governor. Being a governor was very different then and has developed into a much better management of the school with a strong direction to an all-inclusive education and the well-being of every child. Being a chair of governors is a key role in the leadership and management of school, working with the Headteacher to promote and maintain high standards and ensures that the governing body sets a clear vision, ethos and strategic direction for the school.

Mr Vaughn Clark

Vice-Chair

Vaughn 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 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.

Mrs Sunetha Diaram

Trust Governor

Safeguarding Link Governor

Mrs Amy McCrae

Parent Governor

Works closely with Headteacher Rae Lee on the School Development Plan, Target 1.

Mrs Rae Lee

Headteacher

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.

Miss Kayleigh Reid

Staff Governor

Kayleigh has been a staff governor since September 2018. Her role in school is as Assistant Headteacher, teaching in Class 1.She is also Pupil Premium Champion. She supports the governing body by working in liaison with Sue Orledge, the Pupil Premium governor, as well as reporting back on progress against the school development target 3.

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 Pupil Premium and Sports Premium. 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 Jose Railton

Clerk