Our Staff

At Rodmarton, we greatly value our staff as our most precious resource. We are fortunate to have a team of enthusiastic and dedicated professionals who are committed to providing the best for our children.

We strive to offer them opportunities for professional development and growth, as we believe it leads to a more fulfilling work environment. Our staff’s care, guidance, and support create a nurturing atmosphere that enables our children to thrive and excel.

If you wish to speak to a member of staff, please make an appointment via the school office. Mr Smith can be emailed directly here.

Teaching Staff

Mr M Smith

Lead: Maths, PSHE, Assessment
Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mental Health Leadership, Designated Teacher for Looked After Child, Fire Marshall, Paediatric First Aid

Miss S Cooksley,
Acorns (Reception & Yr 1)

Lead: EYFS, Modern Foreign Languages
Forest School Leader, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Paediatric First Aid

Mrs T Bladon
Acorns (Reception & Yr 1)

Lead: Religious Education, Design and Technology
First Aid

Mrs L Jones, 
Saplings (Yrs 2 & 3)

Lead: English, Science, Art
First Aid

Mrs S Thorogood,
Oaks (Yrs 4, 5 & 6)

Lead: Geography, PE
Forest School Leader, Paediatric First Aid, Well-Being Ambassador

Mrs R Morris
Oaks (Yrs 4, 5 & 6)

Lead: Music, History
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Lisa Tew

Lead: SEND

Ben Sheldrake
Sports Coach

Please see Atlas Sports

Natasha Gray 
LAMDA – The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art 


Teaching Assistants

Mrs A Jessop

Lead: Parent Support Advisor, Librarian
Trauma Informed Practitioner


Miss S Stone
Teaching Assistant &  Midday Supervisor

Breakfast and After-School Club
Paediatric First Aid

Mrs S Buonaparte
Teaching Assistant & Midday Supervisor

After-School Club
Paediatric First Aid

Miss G Withey
Teaching Assistant & HLTA

Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA), Lego Therapy

Mrs B Hendry
SEN Teaching Assistant

School Council Lead
After School Club Cooking & Gardening (RHS)

Miss L Dingley
Teaching Assistant 


Miss R Brennen
Business Manager & School Office Administrator

Fire Marshall