The role of the governing body is to provide strategic leadership to the School, ensuring accountability for its educational and financial performance.  The governing body has three core functions:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction
  2. Holding the Headteacher to account for the educational performance of the school and it’s students
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure money is well spent

Governors, alongside the Senior Leadership Team, set the aims and objectives for the School.  Through its committees, the governing body then set the policies and targets for achieving those aims and objectives. 


Meet Our Governors

Mr G Jones-Owen
Specialist Roles:
Economics / Business
As an old boy of the school, I am very proud to now be serving as one of its governors. Professionally, I have over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry and am currently the Area Director for Metro Bank in North London.
Seeing the boys grow and prepare themselves for the outside world is very important to me and is the ethos of the school
Mrs A Williams
Specialist Roles:
School Council
Child Protection
I am a primary teacher, currently working part time in Enfield. I have been a governor for many years, both in Primary and Secondary schools and am also currently Chair of Governors at The Raglan Schools. My son is a former pupil and I was originally a parent governor. As a member of the Enfield Grammar School Trust, I am now a Foundation governor
Mr C Lamb
Mr P Collard
Specialist Roles:
I have two sons who attended Enfield Grammar School and I have served as a Parent, Community and Foundation Governor since 1993.
I studied Physics at Birmingham University and worked in film and digital TV production.
I am interested in science, media education, and have also served as President of the BKSTS, the Moving Image Society
Rev'd Dr S Griffiths
Specialist Roles:
m the vicar of Enfield having been a priest in the Church of England since 1992. Prior to my current engagement I have been a Governor for 7 other schools around the country including Vice-Chair for a Nursery in East London. I have been Chair of numerous Youth and Community projects around the country, and advisor for similar projects overseas in Asia and Africa
Mr C Hide
Specialist Roles:
Responsible Officer
Sixth Form
Vocational Education
I am a former student of the school and a local business owner. It is a privilege to be involved now as a Governor. My sons have both benefitted from the extensive opportunities and experiences provided by Enfield Grammar School
Mr S Gilmore
Specialist Roles:
Health & Safety
I have 2 children, one at Enfield Grammar. I work as a Quality Leader within an international engineering company. I previously worked in various manufacturing industries as an engineer and manager.
I am a qualified ECB cricket coach, managing and coaching at North Enfield Cricket Club. I am also a goalkeeping coach for Cuffley Cobra FC
Mrs T Holloway
Specialist Roles:
Pupil Premium
Media & English
I have a son at Enfield Grammar and a child at primary school. I worked for many years as an economist and recently re-trained as a primary school teacher. I work in a local Enfield School. I strongly believe all children have the right to an excellent education that provides them with the opportunity to reach their full potential and develop into well-rounded adults
Mrs V Thompson
Specialist Roles:
Stakeholder Engagement
I have 14 years’ worth of teaching experience as a D & T teacher, Head of Subject and Deputy Director of Department at several other secondary schools in Enfield and left the profession to pursue a career in Urban Design.
I have a Masters in Urban Design and City Planning work as a Senior Urban Designer in the LBE’s Strategic Planning and Design Service
Mrs E Underwood
Specialist Roles:
I have been working at Middlesex University for 14 years, currently as Finance & Management Information Manager for Partnerships & Apprenticeships. I am aware of the challenges that the Education Sector faces and bring professional experience to be able to support the school and its leadership
Mr D Willett
Specialist Roles:
I am a qualified PE Teacher BA (Ed) Hons, Exeter University, and I currently work in advertising as Head of Agency Development at the Times and Sunday Times.
I have maintained a keen interest in education and have recently completed an MSc in Psychology
Mr A YilmazI am Director of Finance at the Greyhound Board of Great Britain.
I worked at FD level for over 13 years, including a previous role at Queens Park Rangers Football Club, and in accountancy for over 25 years. As well as professional qualifications I have a master’s degree in Psychology
Ms M JeffreyI have over 20 years senior management experience in the public sector.
In addition, I am a qualified netball coach, working with adults and children.
I have two boys attending the school
Mr S Berkkun
Specialist Role:
Stakeholder Engagement
I have been a member of staff for 5 years joining as a teacher of Business Studies & Economics. I became a Staff Governor to help develop and improve the school by being a voice for staff and pupils. I feel it is important that any decisions made are given consideration by someone who works in the school on a daily basis
Mr E RamenI am a former pupil currently employed as Seclusion Manager at Enfield Grammar. I have a BA Hons in Graphic Design & Visual Communication from Middlesex University. I’m passionate about making change to children’s wellbeing in face of adversity by helping to build self-esteem and confidence.
Mr M BoweI have taught at Enfield Grammar for four years as a PE teacher, I have also taught citizenship and science. I previously worked at two other schools in Hertfordshire before joining Enfield Grammar. I became a Staff Governor to offer insight on decisions from a staff perspective and to make a valuable contribution to the wider school community.
Ms H Ashley-Fraser
Specialist Roles:
Equality & Diversity
Art & Design
I have a son at Enfield Grammar. I have over 20 years experience in the Housing Asset Management sector, currently working for Clarion Housing Group. The role is both challenging and rewarding, more importantly Clarion is primarily a social housing provider and I am passionate around increasing and investing in affordable housing and neighbourhoods
Raymond CathlineI have two sons who attended Enfield Grammar School, I currently have a son in year 9.
I have over 30 years Civil Service experience, working in policy, business management and finance. I have also held a number of community based volunteering roles
I am interested in Sport and am keen to see Enfield Grammar become the school of choice for all boys in Enfield
Governing Body as at November 2020


Governing Body Documents

Register of Business Interests/Meeting Attendance


Articles of Association

Funding Agreement


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