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Aspire Alternative Provision

Shortenills - Chalfont



Nightingales Lane
Chalfont St Giles
0203 356 7144



 Set in ten acres of beautiful Buckinghamshire woodlands, Shortenills in Chalfont St Giles is the perfect place for student with SEMH needs.




Shortenills Leadership

Liz Wolfenden - Head of School

Liz has almost 20 years of experience in teaching and senior leadership across two mainstream secondary schools. She has been a qualified SENDCO since 2016 and is passionate that all students have the right to an education that allows them to feel successful. She joined Aspire as a class teacher and SENDCO in January 2023, and from January 2024 takes up the position of Head of School, to continue in her endeavours to provide the students at Shortenills with excellent child-centred education. ​ 
You can contact Liz on 0203 356 7144, or via shortenillsoffice@aspireap.org.uk.

Natalie Griffiths - Deputy Head of School and SENDCo

Natalie Griffiths is a Science Teacher, and has extensive experience, having led Teaching and Learning at Aspire before becoming the Deputy Head of School and SENDCo at our Blueprint site. Following several years in Aylesbury, Natalie will now bring her depth of knowledge to our students at Shortenills.  
You can contact Natalie on 020 3356 7144, or via shortenillsoffice@aspireap.org.uk.