The Team

Senior Leadership Team

Julia James, Principal and South West Regional Lead

Taisa Martinucci, Vice Principal

Sadie Cawood, Deputy Headteacher

Jessica Webb, Assistant Headteacher, Integrated Learning/ HI/VI/M&H

Lisa Cadenhead, Business Manager


Leadership Team

Becky Clowes, SEMH/ Outdoor Learning and EVC


Denise Heffernan, Head of Secondary/6th Form, English, ASDAN, Ascentis, Life Skills and Careers


Class Teachers and Subject Area Responsibilities

Tania Trapero-Gimenez, Meerkat Teacher, EYFS

Ellie Martin, Lemur Teacher, Outdoor Learning/EVC/PE

Rebecca Pooley, Elephant Teacher, PE

Eleanor White, Giraffe Teacher, RE

Becky Clowes, Hippo Teacher

Paloma Alarcon, Hippo Teacher

Patricia Pernas-Ben, Zebra Teacher, MFL

Mary Yateem, Lion Teacher


Charlotte Gibbs, Quartz Teacher, EFL








Clair Wilcock, Sapphire Teacher, Mathematics

Jeffrey Danchie, Sapphire Teacher

Sophie Sentance, Rubies Teacher, Computing

Roxanne McNamara-Francis, Emerald Teacher, Science and DT

Rodrigo Rodrigues, Diamond Teacher, RSHE / SEMH

Amy Brushaber, 6th Form Phoenix Teacher, Humanities









Phillip Skippon, Eagles Teacher, Music

Denise Heffernan, 1 day Phoenix, 1 day Eagles

Emily Westby, Physical Development and Education

Admin Team

Angela Smith

Ravi Judge

Elwira Dubis

Luke Arnett PA to SLT



The school is truly ‘outstanding’ indeed and we don’t mean just in the sense of how Ofsted have classified it.

Parent of Year 7 child

Latest News

Newspaper Club

Budding reporters in the Bedelsford Newspaper Club had the chance to try out their reporting skills when they interviewed former journalist, Fiona Wilkins. Fiona now works for the Trust and is a familiar face to many of the school community …

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Newsletter Edition 25

Bedelsford Newsletter 19th May 2023

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MOVE Centre of Excellence Award

We are delighted to announce that Bedelsford School has been awarded with the Centre of Excellence quality mark following an Assessment visit by MOVE Europe. This is the highest level of quality mark and recognises the impact that the programme …

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Newsletter Edition 24

Bedelsford Newsletter 12th May 2023

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