Governors

Mr Andrew Ruffell
Co-opted Governor since 02.01.2013

First appointed as Assistant Head Teacher in 2012  Mr Ruffell became Deputy Head Teacher in 2014 and Headteacher in 2016

Mrs Lucy Emmerson
Co-opted Governor since 09.03.2006
Mrs Emmerson is the manager for Stockton’s School and Governor Support team.

Mrs Emma Fleming
Parent Governor since 05.02.2016
Mrs Fleming has four children who have attended Fairfield Primary School. She works for the Newborn Hearing Screening Service for North Tees and Hartlepool Trust.

Mrs Beverly Jones
Parent Governor since 20.05.2014
Mrs Jones has two children who have attended Fairfield Primary School. She is a Health and Safety Adviser for Durham County Council.  Mrs Jones is also a governor at Ian Ramsey Academy (July 2016)

Mrs Sally Lowry
Co-opted Governor since 27.09.2005
Mrs Lowry has three children who have all attended Fairfield Primary School. She is an Adult Education Tutor.

Cllr Maurice Perry
Co-opted Governor since 09.03.2014
Maurice is a Chartered Engineer C.Eng M.I.C.E, S.Weld I, and a Councillor for the Fairfield Ward in Stockton. He has worked in the construction industries and has been employed on project management assignments in Europe, Middle East, South East Asia and New Zealand.

Mrs Katie Slack Governor
Parent Governor since 29.07.2010
Mrs Slack has two children at Fairfield Primary School. She is an Environmental Health Officer for Stockton Borough Council.

Mrs Wendy Spurr
Local Authority Governor since 01.09.2004
Mrs Spurr was a Secondary School English teacher for many years, she is now retired.

Mr Kevin Strachan
Co-opted Governor since 06.10.2004
Mr Strachan’s two children attended Fairfield Primary School. He is Head of Marketing for BT group.

Mrs Kelly Knowles
Parent Governor since 01.09.2016

Mr Paul Wharton
Co-opted Governor since 06.10.2004
Both my children attended Fairfield Primary School. I am a Work Programme Adviser, this involves supporting the unemployed back into work.

Mrs Thelma Whitaker
Staff Governor since 27.09.2004

I have worked at the school since before the amalgamation and I support teachers with administration tasks.