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Governors (Academy Committee)

GOVERNORS - Now operating under the new name "Academy Committee'.

We are always interested to hear from potential new governors committed to raising outcomes for all our children. If you would like to find out more about becoming a governor please contact the Clerk to the Governors Lauren Hayes.......

Our Clerk to the Governors is part of a team of Governance Professionals, employed by the Trust, to provide advice, guidance and administrative support to ensure effective governance. If you are an experienced clerk or are keen to learn a new area of expertise please contact Catherine Musgrove via email at to find out more about joining our Governance Support team.

Clerk: Lauren Hayes

If you wish to contact Lauren about anything governor related, please use the email below: 

Head Teacher: Wendy Whitehouse

Trustee Appointed Governor and Chair of Governors: Duncan Raper

Duncan has been a Governor at Hornton Primary School since 2004. Duncan is also the Chair of Governors at The Warriner School. He has 2 daughters, both attended Hornton Primary School. Duncan is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in the Industry for over 30 years. Duncan was also part of the steering group that ultimately formed the Warriner MAT. He is a Trustee and The Chair of the Trust Board and as such is also a Member of the Warriner MAT.


Trustee Appointed Governor and Vice Chair of Governors: Andrew Overton

Andrew Overton joined the Academy Committee in June 2019 and has lived in Hornton for 9 years. He has been a Governor at Royal Docks school in Newham since 2012 and is presently Vice chair there and is Chair of Governors at Burnt Mill Academy in Harlow, but was keen to support Hornton Primary School. He is Link governor for Pupil Premium students and will support the school in any way he can.

Trustee Appointed Governor: Tom Hill

Tom joined as a Governor in May 2019. His 2 children attend Hornton Primary School. Tom has worked in Corporate Communications for 10 years and currently leads on internal communications for a global Financial Services organisation. Away from work Tom loves spending time with his young family, and playing cricket.

Parent Governor: VACANCY

Parent Governor: VACANCY

Trustee Appointed Governor: Rosie Tubb

Rosie joined as a governor in July 2021 and has a child in Peachtree. Rosie is heavily involved with Horley cricket club (coaching, welfare, and PR). Her working background is marketing and HR, she is currently a sales manager. Rosie is keen to support the school in moving forward. Away from work Rosie loves sport and spending time with her family and friends. Rosie is the lead governor for SEND.

Staff Governor: Rachel Cairns 

Rachel has been Staff Governor since November 2021.

Governor Appointment and Attendance Record

Governor Declarations of Interest

Governor School Visits Policy