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Meet the Staff

Leadership Group



Miss J Shingler

Headteacher: Federation Strategic Leadership, Finance, Premises, Human Resources, Deputy DSL



Mr J Thompson

Head of School: Teaching & Learning, School Improvement, Data Management & Tracking

Mrs D McCrory

Assistant Headteacher: Teaching and Learning, Whole School Curriculum, ECT Mentor, Induction Tutor and Mentor 

Mr K Hirst

Assistant Headteacher: Teaching and Learning, Inclusion Manager, Pupil Welfare Team Manager

Mr R Duerden

Assistant Headteacher: Safeguarding DSL for the Catshill Federation.

Teaching Staff 



Mr K Grayer - Smith 

Year 5 Class 5KGS, Specialist Teacher of Maths and PE. 

Mrs K Barton

Year 5 Class 5KB, Specialist Teacher of English and Maths

Mr D Harman 

Year 5 Class 5AD - Maternity Cover 

Mrs A Dunn 

Year 5 Class 5AD, Specialist KS2 Teacher of English and Humanities 

Maternity Leave 

Miss H Woodward 

Year 5 Class 5HW, Specialist Teacher of English 

Mr P Cutler

Year 6 Class 6PCU, Specialist Teacher of Computing 

Mr Rob German 

Year 6 Class 6RG, KS2 Teacher 

Miss L Harris 

Year 6 Class 6LH, Specialist Teacher of English 

Miss F Khorami

Year 6 Class 6FK, Specialist Teacher of Science

Miss L Marshall

Year 7 Class 7LM, Specialist Teacher of Design and Technology

Miss Natalie Spalding 

Year 7 Class 7NS, Specialist Teacher of English

Miss C Ellis-Baxter

Year 7 Class 7CEB, Specialist Teacher of Art

Miss E Parsons 

Year 7 Class 7EP, Specialist KS3 Teacher

Mr D Morris 

Year 8 Class 8DM, Curriculum Leader for Science

Miss M Butler 

Year 8 Class 8MB, Curriculum Leader for PE

Mr D Dugan

Year 8 Class 8DD, Curriculum Leader for Humanities

Other Teaching Staff



Ms L Leese

Curriculum Leader for Mathematics

Mr J Grazier 

Curriculum Leader for English 

Mrs S Rowell

Specialist Teacher of Music

Mrs J Sadler

Specialist Teacher of Mathematics & PE

Mrs A Riddell

Specialist Teacher of English

Miss D Baker

Specialist Teacher of Spanish

Mrs P Nesbitt 

SENDCO, Specialist Teacher of English 

Admin Team



Mrs K Sabin

School Business Manager

Mrs W Gardner

Office Manager, Admissions, SIMs Database

Mrs E Aston

Communication Leader, Admin Assistant

Miss V Letts

Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Mrs T Moore

Librarian, Finance Assistant, Premises Assistant 

Miss N Ostermeyer

Lead First Aider, Admin Assistant 

Teaching Assistants & Support Staff



Mrs T Andrews

Pupil Welfare Team & Safeguarding Manager, Child Protection Deputy, CLA Mentor, Deputy DSL

Mrs S Dix

Pupil Welfare Team, Trauma Informed Practitioner

Miss M Donnelly 

Inclusion Support Manager, Mental Health Lead Practitioner 

Mr S Hirst

Network Manager 

Mr M Robbins 

ICT Technician  

Mrs A Willetts 

Cover Supervisor, Pupil Premium Mentor

Mrs S Holden

Assistant Teacher

Mrs L Hubbard

DT Technician

Mrs J Kendall

Assistant Teacher

Mrs S Taylor

Assistant Teacher

Mrs J White 

Assistant Teacher 

Mrs J Hirons

Assistant Teacher 

Mrs M Cottrell 

Assistant Teacher 

Miss H Gray

Assistant Teacher

Miss N Beddoes 

Assistant Teacher 

Mrs L Boot 

Assistant Teacher 

Mrs N Forbes 

Assistant Teacher 

Premises Staff



Mr G Wilson

Site Manager

Mr P Wheeler

Assistant Caretaker