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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 of School: Karen Locke

Trustee Appointed Governor and Chair of Governors: Duncan Raper

Duncan has been a Governor at Hornton Primary School since 2004 and was Chair for 6 years until 2015; he is currently Chair of Finance and Personnel. Duncan is also a Governor at The Warriner School and has been Chair of Governors since October 2015. He has 2 daughters, both attended Hornton Primary School and the youngest is currently in the Warriner 6th Form. Duncan is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in Industry for over 30 years.

Duncan was also part of the steering group that ultimately formed the Warriner MAT. He is a Director and The Chair of the Board of Directors 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 LGB 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 eldest daughter is in Oak class and his youngest is in Peach Tree. 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: Mani Chudasama

Parent Governor: Rosie Tubb

Governor Appointment and Attendance Record

Governor Declarations of Interest

Governor School Visits Policy