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"Staff have promoted pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development outstandingly well to create a highly positive culture and ethos where all groups have an equal chance to succeed without discrimination."

-Ofsted, 2015

Senior Leaders

Mrs Susan Harris-Head Teacher / Designated Safeguard Lead
Mrs Gail Butele – Deputy Head /
Designated Safeguard Lead

Mrs Hazel Waterhouse – Assistant Head/SENCO/Designated Safeguard Lead
Mrs Laura Saunders – Assistant Head / Upper KS2 Co-ordinator


Teaching staff

Mr Richard Butler – Sports Coach

Mrs Jane Doult – Early Years Co-ordinator

Mr Matthew Hill-Shaw –  Maths Co-ordinator

Mrs Rebecca Kennedy KS1 Co-ordinator

Mrs Diane Lowndes Science Co-ordinator

Mr Dean Peckham – Lower Key Stage 2 Co-ordinator

Miss Tracey Smallman - Literacy Co-ordinator

Mrs Kirsty Anderson

Mrs Lesley Bridger

Miss Jane Charman

Miss Natalie Coleman

Mrs Claire Collingwood

Mrs Charlotte Edge

Mrs Rachel Fairgrieve

Mrs Elinor Jones

Mrs Julie Jones - ALT

Mrs Rachael Kirby-Murray

Miss Anna Lewis

Mrs Emma Loakes

Mrs Gina Powis

Mrs Catherine Roberts

Miss Alyssha Lucas

Miss Emily Matthews

Miss Lucy Taylor

Mrs Emma Weston

Mr William Brench

Miss Claire Gough

Mr Matthew Walker


Support Staff

Mrs Jane Griffiths – Inclusion Manager / Designated Safeguard Lead

Mrs Valerie Pryce – Breakfast Club Supervisor
Mrs Louise Revitt-Szydlowska – Learning Mentor

Mr CK Thawe - Assistant Sports Coach

Mr Stuart Will – Education Welfare Officer

Miss Gemma Scott - Learning Mentor

Mrs Rafina Ahmed
Miss Nasreen Begum
Mrs Danielle Beevers

Mrs Katie Bryce
Mrs Sharon Byrne
Mrs Helen Caton
Mrs Rebecca Cosh

Mrs Marie Duce
Mrs Amanda Edwards
Ms Sharon Ellis-Caswell
Mrs Jo Frost
Mrs Martyna Gruszczynska

Miss Kerryanne Jeffries
Ms Kim Link
Mrs Dawn Llewellyn
Mrs Heather Preston

Mr Peter Saunders
Mrs Amy Taylor
Mrs Assia Usman

Ms Susan Charnley



Mrs Sue Jarvis  – School Business Manager
Miss Melanie Jones - School Administrator/Attendance Clerk

Miss Emily Hassell - School Administrator


Site Managers

Mr Steve Clarke - Site Manager
Mr Colin Newport – Caretaker
Mr Chris Glover – Caretaker
Mr Malcolm Green – Groundsman


Lunchtime Supervisors

Mrs Marie Duce - Principle Supervisor 

Mrs. Claire Jackson - Senior Supervisor

Miss Nasreen Begum

Mrs Rukhsana Bibi

Mrs Laura Curzon

Miss Claire Cutler 

Mrs Joyce Crooke

Mrs Jo Frost

Mrs Martyna Gruszczynska

Miss Kerryanne Jefferies

Ms Kim Link

Miss Emma Skowronek

Mrs Amy Taylor

Miss Sharon Turner

Mrs Samena Shah

Miss Vicky Leitch

Mrs Karen Dallow

Ms Lisa Rose

Miss Lyndsey Hall

Mrs Jane Farmer



Overall School: 96.6%

Short Wood Primary School and NEST Nursery- Aiming high, growing dreams. School is re open for pupils in The Nursery Nest, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6, as well as pupils of our key workers and other identified children. If you would like your child to return please call the school office so we can book them into a bubble. Our NEST Nursery still has 30 hour funded places for September 2020. For more information or to reserve a place please contact the school office.