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Governing Body

The responsible authority of Hartford Junior School is the board of trustees of The Cam Academy Trust. Responsibilities are delegated to the Local Governing Board in line with the Trust Scheme of Delegation.

There are three types of governor: Trust appointed, staff elected and parent elected. Additionally, the Trust and LGB can appoint individuals as 'Associate Members' who may have specialist skills or knowledge for a minimum term of one yea. They are not governors, and cannot vote, but they can attend governor meetings and can chair committees set up for a specific purpose. The Trust appoint the Chair and Vice Chair. The LGB must have a good balance of experience and the skills required to monitor and support a school's performance and to make evidence-based strategic decisions, while also supporting other schools within the Trust as required.


The governing bodies of both Hartford Infant and Preschool and Hartford Junior School joined together in January 2023

The Governors are:

Mrs Rae Lee, Headteacher

Ms Sunetha Diaram Chair, Trust Governor     

Miss Jessica Weeds Trust Governor

Mrs Elizabeth Rogers Trust Governor

Mrs Laura Chamberlain Trust Governor

Mrs Naomi Jeffery Parent Governor

Miss Emily Bourne Staff Governor - Hartford Junior School

Mrs Sue Orledge Staff Governor - Hartford Infant and Preschool

Mrs Jo Eagle  Staff Governor - Hartford Infant and Preschool

Mrs Abigail Shearing Parent Governor 

Mrs Ruth Belle-Fortune Staff Governor- Hartford Junior School

Mrs Louise Todd, Clerk to the Governors


The governing body of Hartford Infant and Preschool and Hartford Junior School are looking for parent governors. The role will be as governor to all 3 of the Hartford schools. If you would be interested in becoming a governor please fill in the letter/application on the grey tab.

Pecuniary Interests

The governors sign an annual register disclosing any pecuniary interests they may have. Each meeting agenda requires all attendees to disclose any pecuniary interests related to agenda items to be discussed. A full list of Pecuniary Interests is available to download on this page,

Trust Governance

Further information on the Board of Trustees and the way the Trust is governed is available on the Trust website

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