Durban Preparatory High School (DPHS) is supported by the School Governing Body, convened in terms of the South African Schools Act No 84 of 1996. The SGB plays a vital role in assisting in the governance of school matters primarily related to strategic vision, policies, plans and procedures that ensure all pupils continue to enjoy the high quality of education and overall experience for which DPHS is renowned. The SGB does not intervene with the operational management of the school, this is the responsibility of the highly capable school management team and staff. The SGB members for 2020 are:

Parent Component:

  • Bruce Hughes – Elected Parent Member (Chairman)
  • Max Oliva – Elected Parent Member (Deputy Chairman)
  • Warren Mills – Elected Parent Member (Finance)
  • Cara Reilly – Elected Parent Member (Marketing and Communication)
  • Stefan Terblanche – Elected Parent Member
  • Vishalan Naidu – Co-opted Parent Member

Staff Component:

  • Barry Wilson – Principal
  • Carolyn Gilroy – Educator: JP HOD
  • Michael Dick – Educator: Director of Sports
  • Tarryn Hunter – Non-Educator: Director of Marketing
  • Grant Phipson – Deputy Principal (co-opted)
  • Denise Tsouris – Secretary (co-opted)

By Invitation:

  • Les Phipson – Head of Grade R
  • Michelle Roberts – Bursar
  • Cheryl Turner – Chairperson of the Mother’s Committee