Meet the Staff

Staff at Lane Head are a friendly, committed and skilled team, providing an outstanding early years learning experience that will remain in the memories of you and your child for years to come...

Who we all are...


Executive Head Teacher of Short Heath Federation/Safeguarding Lead and SPOC - Mrs Cathy Draper

Head of School and Designated Safeguarding Lead (Lane Head Nursery School) - Mrs Deb Walton

SENCO - Mrs Sally Kruczek

Moonstone Group Leader/ Senior Teacher (Curriculum) and Deputy Safeguarding Lead (Lane Head Nursery School) - Mrs Sarah Powell

Emerald Group Leader (Mornings) - Mrs Tania Troath

Emerald Group Leader (Afternoons) - Mrs Michelle Purchase 

Diamond Group Leader  - Miss Donna Westwood

Sapphire Group Leader - Mrs Julie Commins

Ruby Group Leader - Miss Louise Mallen

Rainbow Group Leader - Miss Katie Wright (from November 2020)

Teaching Assistant Intervention- Mrs Tracey Shelton

Teaching Assistant - Language Intervention - Mrs Michelle Purchase (morning session)

Teaching Assistant Intervention - Miss Kate Mullender (morning session)

Teaching Assistant Intervention - Miss Jade Dean

Teaching Assistant Intervention - Mrs Emma Clark (morning session)

Teaching Assistant and Lunch Club - Mrs Pat Whitehouse (afternoon session)

Lunch Club - Mrs Helen Heath

Federation Business Manager - Mrs Helen Fletcher

Administration Officer - Mrs Tracey Price

Federation Sites Manager - Mr Paul Day

Cleaner - Mrs Mandy Vaughan

Cleaner - Mrs Rachel Taylor 

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