Meet Our Governors


Mr Kristian Marshall   - Leadership, GDPR, Strategic, Resources


Vice Chair:

Mr Ray Butler (TD, B Ed, BA, M Ed) – Science, Safer Recruitment, Resources

I am a retired deputy lead teacher and head teacher consultant and have been a regional branch secretary for 15 years and a regional official for ATL. I was a Territorial Army Major for 25 years. I have also served on the North Tyneside budget compiling committee and I am currently a Wansbeck district councillor. In the past, I have been Chair of the Choppington Parish Council (8 years) and Chair of the Northumberland association of local councils and also a Church Steward. I am a father of ex pupils of Ringway and now a grandfather too.


Headteacher Governor:

Mrs Hazel Scott – Strategic, Resources


Teaching Governor:

Mrs Lisa Robson - Strategic

I have worked at Ringway Primary School for 14 years as a class teacher and I am passionate about providing our children with the best possible education so that each individual reaches their true potential. I have worked in several year groups across the school and I am currently the Deputy Head teacher with the responsibility for assessment, data and Pupil Premium. I am excited about my role as Staff Governor as I feel it will provide me with further opportunity to work alongside staff, families and our community to ensure our pupils receive an enriching and inspiring curriculum.

Parent Governors:

Mrs Claire Munley – Budget, Resources


Mrs Kerry Halliday – Safeguarding, Resources

I have 2 children, Josef and Theo, who attend Ringway Primary School. Both love the school, the teaching staff and the education they receive. I joined the Governing Body in June 2018 to support and help improve our school, to be a voice for pupils and parents. My background is Office Management. When I'm not running around after 3 children, I am a volunteer Safeguarding Officer and Youth Rugby Coach at a local club.


Co-opted Governors:

Mrs Elizabeth Butler (B Ed, BA, M Ed) – Maths, Strategic      

I have taught in First, Primary, Middle and Special Schools teaching science, maths, RE - specialising in special needs. I was a County Union secretary for 15 years and I am an ex Vice Chair of Sacre. In the past, I have helped run a youth club for 9-13 year olds at Stakeford Methodist church. I am also a local preacher. A mother of ex pupils of Ringway and now a grandmother too.


Mr Trevor Davison – Health and Safety, Resources                      

Mrs Kaye Smith  - Website compliance, Resources     

Mrs Helen Geraghty  - SEND, Data, EYFS, Strategic 

Mrs Angela Brindley – Resources