Our Governors

The Board of Governors

The fundamental purpose of any Governing Body must be to help the school provide the best possible education for all its pupils’ (Department for Education).

The Governors take a keen interest in GPPS life attending school events such as Speech Day, the Carol Service, the infants’ Nativity play and Sports Day as well as supporting PTA events.

The Board of Governors of GPPS currently has six members. It has overall responsibility for the school’s aims, policies, procedures and plans. The Governors work in partnership with the Headteacher to provide the best possible education for all the school’s pupils.

Nigel Barnes, Chairman
Is a local solicitor with considerable professional and business experience. He is the Managing partner of the practice and has worked in the area for many years. He coordinates the work of the Board and liaises on staff and financial matters. His role involves working closely with the Headteacher and Board members. He can be contacted through the school office.

Iris Mortemore, Vice-Chairman
A local Estate Agent running the family practice in Grange Park for the past thirty years. She liaises on matters relating to Pastoral Care and Building Development.

John Hey, Treasurer
A retired Bank Manager, he has lived in Winchmore Hill all his adult life and has grown-up children. He supports the school with accounting matters and is the school's Safeguarding governor.

Andrew Gelister
A retired Chartered Surveyor who has always lived and worked locally. He liaises with the school on matters of Health and Safety and building matters.

Harry Karaolou
A solicitor, having qualified in 2003 and currently Global Data Protection Officer at Bain & Company in London. Also a member (and Secretary) of the PCC at St. Peter's Church, Grange Park. Harry supports the school with GDPR.