The Team

Senior Leadership Team

Julia James, Principal

Taisa Martinucci, Vice Principal

Sadie Cawood, Assistant Head

Lisa Cadenhead, Business Manager


Leadership Team

Becky Clowes, Head of Primary, Early Years Curriculum & Assessment, EYFS,  Forest School Co-ordinator, Outdoor Learning and EVC

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


Class Teachers and Subject Area Responsibilities

Tania Trapero-Gimenez, Meerkat Teacher, MFL

Jessica Webb, Elephant Teacher, English/Communication/Makaton, Computing

Charlotte Gibbs, Giraffe Teacher, EFL Support

Sophie Sentance, Hippo Teacher, Mathematics, EFL

Patricia Pernas-Ben, Zebra Teacher, MFL

Eleanor Martin, Lion Teacher, RE, Outdoor Learning and EVC

Andrea Williams, Quartz Teacher, Drama and Performing Arts

Roxy McNamara-Francis, Sapphire Teacher, Science, DT

Clair Wilcock, Rubies Teacher, Mathematics and EFL

Rebecca Pooley, Emerald Teacher, PE

Rodrigo Rodrigues, Diamond Teacher, RSHE, SEMH

Sue Arnett, 6th Form Eagles Teacher, Life Skills, Careers

Eleanor White, 6th Form Phoenix Teacher, RE


Admin Team

Angela Smith

Ravi Judge

Luke Arnett

Lorraine Sutton


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

Changes to funding agreement approved

We are pleased to announce the changes to the school’s funding agreement that it holds with the Department for Education (DfE) have been approved. Principal, Julia James, says: “as the school develops we look forward to continuing to work together …

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Science Week Poster Competition

Starting on the 8th March, the children in Bedelsford joined in with our annual Science Week. As part of the week each class got involved with some fun science experiments, looked at a range of scientific concepts and joined in …

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World Book Day

It was great to celebrate World Book Day 2021 with our school community both in school and at home. We came to school dressed as characters from our favourite texts and had lots of fun sharing stories throughout the day. …

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Change to Funding Agreement Consultation

Bedelsford School is undertaking a consultation to formally change the planned pupil numbers stated in the school’s funding agreement that it holds with the Department for Education (DfE). Please click here to read the letter to parents, carers and members …

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