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

Lisa Cadenhead, Business Manager

Leadership Team

Becky Clowes, Head of Early Years & Primary, Forest School Co-ordinator

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 and EVC, PE

Rebecca Pooley, Elephant Teacher, PE

Eleanor White, Giraffe Teacher, RE

Andrea Williams, Hippo Teacher, Drama & Performing Arts, Art

Patricia Pernas-Ben, Zebra Teacher, MFL








Becky Clowes, Lion Teacher, SEMH, Outdoor Learning and EVC


Paloma Alarcon, Lions                                 


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

Admin Team

Angela Smith

Ravi Judge

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

Newsletter Edition 3

Bedelsford Newsletter 23rd September 2022

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Newsletter Edition 2

Bedelsford Newsletter 16th September 2022

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Newsletter Edition 1

Bedelsford Newsletter 9th September 2022

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Queen Elizabeth II

Following the sad news of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, we offer our sincere condolences as an organisation and express our gratitude for the exceptional and tireless service she gave to our country and beyond for seventy years …

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