Hartsbourne Primary School

"Valuing Potential, Creating Opportunities"
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Who we are and what we do

The role of the Governing Body is to assist the Headteacher with the strategic leadership of the school by:

  • Setting the vision, aims and objectives for the school
  • Adopting policies and setting targets for achieving those aims and objectives
  • Monitoring finances, policies, achievements, standards and special educational needs
  • Hearing complaints

See below for a list of our Governors:

NB:  Governors are not involved with the day to day running of the school which is the responsibility of the

Head Teacher and the Senior Leadership Team.

Contacting Governors

Please write C/o Hartsbourne Primary School and your correspondence will be passed onto the appropriate Governor. Thank you.

Governor Profiles

Mrs Alison Hanbury, Chair of Governors

I am excited to be part of the team at the start of their journey as an academy and I will sit on the Teaching and Learning Committee where my experience as a secondary school teacher will help me understand the excellent practice that takes place at Hartsbourne. As a design and technology teacher at Bushey Meads School I am eager to facilitate links, especially in my subject area.

Mrs Linda Forbes, Vice Chair of Governors



Mr Greg Harper, Staff Governor

I joined Hartsbourne as a newly qualified teacher in 2007 and I have taught in Years Three, Five and Six. I was appointed Assistant Head in 2010 and Deputy Head in 2013. I have led a number of subjects across the curriculum as well as managing the school football and netball team! Since academisiing and joining the Bushey St James Trust, I have spear-headed a number of projects with various leaders from Bushey Meads and Little Reddings to raise standards and provide children with the best school experience possible.

Mrs Danni Harte, Staff Governor

I have worked in various fields of education for over 15 years. I am passionate about creativity within the curriculum and ensuring that all children are included in school. Having joined Hartsbourne in April 2021, I am looking forward to building on the current good practice and working with staff and governors to continually improve the education that the school provides for all of the children that are part of our community.

Mr Jeremy Turner, Associate Governor

I became an Associate Governor in June 2016 and as the Executive PrincipaI of Bushey St James’ Trust I attend all local and Board meetings. I am also the Head of Bushey Meads Secondary School and I meet regularly with the Heads of the other two schools in the Trust. I have many years of educational experience in a number of different schools and have been thrilled to be part of the journey to expand the Trust and welcome Hartsbourne into our family of schools.

Mrs Natasha Chalk, Parent Governor

Mr Phillip Jones, Community Governor

Mr Richard Parnell, Community Governor