Our Vision

To uphold and promote our Christian values by creating a welcoming, vibrant, happy school where the well being of our children and families are placed at the heart of everything we do.


Through fun, creative teaching, we aim to actively engage, inspire and enable our children to flourish and succeed, having discovered a real love for one another, for life and for learning.”


Our Ethos and approach


 “Every day, in every way, everyone matters.”

At Short Heath Federation, we use a proactive, positive and problem solving approach in order to support children with their learning. Our Federation motto is demonstrated in practice as we show each and every child that their individual thoughts, feelings and actions really do matter every single day. 

We all have a shared responsibility to provide the very best learning environment for our children in order for them to flourish and grow into kind, responsible and caring individuals and we believe that everyone has a part to play in achieving this vision.  

“School culture is not a function of the resources in the building; it is a function of the attitudes in the building” (Danny Steele). 


Our School Rules

We are safe

We are kind

We are ready to learn


Our rules are simple and are shared with all stakeholders. 

They are a constant conversation in our school and encompass Maslow’s hierarchy of needs – the 5 stages of human need that motivate our behaviour.

We recognise that children need to have their physiological needs met first. They then need to feel safe physically, socially and emotionally before they can begin to foster kind, compassionate relationships with other children and adults.  We place the importance of positive, affirming and trusting relationships at the centre of our school ethos.  We recognise that relationships have a great impact upon social, emotional and mental health and we accept that children need to feel safe, secure, well connected and valued in order to build up the self-esteem and confidence that they need in order to learn.      


Starting School - Welcome to Lane Head Nursery School.


 We send out letters for our September admissions in the Spring Term of every year.  If your child is not yet down on an admission list for a place at a Nursery School now is the time to do it.  Just pop into school or call to give us your child's details.  We will ask for proof of identity or age when you and your child visit Lane Head Nursery School.  


We are happy to take applications for your child from birth until they are 3 years old.  Their name will stay on our admissions list and we will contact you at least a term before they are due to start.  Just pop into school or call to give us your child's details.  We can then let you know which term your child should start Nursery. 


Click on the link below to find all the information you will need about your child attending Lane Head Nursery School.

Information for Parents

Pictures of our School

And, finally ......

a useful checklist of all the information you will need to bring into school on your child's first day.