Meet the Staff

The staff of Short Heath come from a diverse range of backgrounds, experience and knowledge in their respective areas, but they all share one thing... a passion for ensuring the pupils at the school receive an exceptional level of teaching, care and encouragement throughout their time at Short Heath.


Mrs Cathy Draper Executive Headteacher 
Miss Sarah Harris Head of School
Miss Kelly Ashley Assistant Headteacher / Y6 Class Teacher
Mrs G Cook Assistant Headteacher / SENCO 
Mr M Marsh Y3 Class Teacher - Oak
Miss H Gilbert Y3 Class Teacher - Ash
Miss C Edmondson Y3 Class Teacher - Yew
Mrs S Bayliss Y4 Class Teacher - Horse Chestnut
Miss S Colbourn Y4 Class Teacher - Silver Birch
Mrs S Dudley-Mowe Y5 Class Teacher - Sycamore 
Miss K Whiteley Y5 Class Teacher - Beech 
Mrs A Dickenson Y6 Class Teacher - Willow
Miss T Edwards PPA Teacher
Mrs P Cottam Teacher 
Mrs J Titley Teacher
Mrs P Holles Therapeutic Counsellor
Mrs T Jephcott Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs M Day Higher Level Specialist SEND Teaching Assistant
Miss A Mendez Teaching Assistant
Mrs C Renar Teaching Assistant
Mr D Griffiths SEND Teaching Assistant
Miss J Campbell SEND Teaching Assistant
Ms L Alexander SEND Apprentice Teaching Assistant
Ms S Freeman SEND Teaching Assistant
Miss L G SEND Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Hickman SEND Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Hickmans SEND Teaching Assistant
Mrs L Parker SEND Teaching Assistant
Mr P Walker SEND Teaching Assistant
Mrs Watkins SEND Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Wiggin SEND Teaching Assistant

Mrs L Taylor

SEND Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Jackman Administrator / Federation Operational Safeguarding Lead
Mr Spence Federation Business Manager
Mrs C Yeomans Senior Administrator
Mrs L West Administrator
Mr P Day Federation Site Supervisor
Mr G Wood  Caretaker
Mrs Maiden, Mrs Duncombe Site Staff
Mrs Cooksey, Mrs Coyne, Mrs Dhillon, Ms Handley, Mrs Nicholls, Miss Hanney, Mrs Leeson, Ms Aston-Pountain Lunchtime Supervisors