Meet the Staff

Staff at Lane Head are a friendly, committed and skilled team. They throw themselves wholeheartedly into providing an early years learning experience that will remain in the memories of you and your child long after they've grown and moved on to pastures new. 


Executive Head Teacher of Short Heath Federation - Mrs Cathy Draper


Head of School—Lane Head Nursery School - Mrs Debbie Walton


Federation Inclusion Manager - Mrs Sally Kruczek


Moonstone Group Leader and Senior Teacher - Mrs Sarah Powell


Emerald Group Leader - Mrs Tania Troath


Sapphire Group Leader - Ms Julie Hopson


Ruby Group Leader - Miss Louise Mallen


Diamond Group Leader - Miss Donna Westwood


Family Support Advisor - Mrs Karen Picken


Teaching Assistant (Release Time) - Miss Sandra Aston


Teaching Assistant - Mrs Debbie Boland


Teaching Assistant - Mrs Pat Whitehouse


Teaching Assistant - Mrs Tracey Shelton


Teaching Assistant (Transition/SEN) - Mrs Michelle Purchase


Federation Business Manager - Mrs Helen Fletcher


Administration Officer - Mrs Tracey Price


Federation Sites Manager - Mr Paul Day


Caretaker - Mr Ray Dixon


Cleaner - Mrs Mandy Vaughan