Meet Our Staff


At Cofton, we have a dedicated team of school staff comprised of teachers, learning support assistants, sports coaches, office staff, site staff and breakfast and lunchtime supervisors. We supplement this by buying in specialist providers of Music, Dance, History, Drama etc ...  In addition, we work closely with specialist staff from Pupil and School Support Service (PSS), the Communication and Autism Team (CAT), the Educational Psychology Service, the City of Birmingham School (COBS) and the School Nurse.



Staffing (2019-20)

Head Teacher: Mrs D Dudt  (Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding/SPOC)   


Deputy Head Teacher:  Miss P Poleon (Deputy Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding)


Assistant Head Teacher: Mr T Bentley  (Deputy Designated Senior Lead for Safeguarding)


SENDCo:  Ms H Bray  



Early Years:


Acorn: Mrs M Clayton and Miss R Dutton



Key Stage One:


Y1 Beech: Mrs C Leadbetter/ Mrs V Moore


Y1 Birch:  Miss J Whitehouse


Y2 Cherry: Mrs R Hanson  (Key Stage One Leader) and Mr A Rotherham 


Y2 Cedar: Mrs C Beesley (Acting Key Stage One Leader from January 2020) 



Key Stage Two:


Y3 Elm: Mrs I Troupe


Y3 Elder: Mrs H Fleming/Mrs J Andrews    


Y4 Holly: Mr T Bentley (Lower Key Stage Two Leader - Y3 & 4 and Assistant Head Teacher)


Y4 Hazel Mr M Hamilton


Y5 Lime: Miss K Johnson

Y6 Oak: Miss V Cunningham   


                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Computing Teacher: Mrs P Milligan    French Teacher: Ms P Garcia


Learning Support Assistants:


Acorn: Mrs N Workman, Mrs G Unwin and Mrs N Bridgen 

Key Stage 1:  Mr R Taylor, Mrs D Brown, Mrs J Ashmore, Mrs A McConnell, Miss Y Shaikh and Mrs J Hemming
Key Stage 2: Mr S Kelly (HLTA), Mrs M Dowen (HLTA) and Miss L Killilea (HLTA)

IT Manager: Mr  H Janjua

Lunchtime Supervisors: Mrs S Henn, Mrs K Powell, Ms L Aizlewood,  Ms J Gall, Mrs B Hibbert,

                                          Ms T Cox, Mrs F Zammit, Mrs A Trevis, Mrs D Martin, Mr M Fall, Ms T Harvey, Mrs S Hughes (Relief),

                                          Ms L Newman (Relief) and Mrs J Soar (Relief)

Breakfast Club Supervisors: Mrs K Powell, Mrs S Henn, Ms L Aizlewood,  Mrs F Zammit, Mrs A Trevis  and Mrs N Bridgen

After School Club Supervisors: Mrs F Zammit and Mrs A Trevis


Senior Office Manager: Mr J Shattock (contact for general enquiries)
Administrative Staff: Miss A O'Hanlon (contact for general enquiries) 


Site Manager: Mr N Hartland                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Cleaning Staff: Mrs S Jones & Mrs D Moss



Professional Development of Staff (2018-19)

The Staff were involved in a variety of training sessions last academic year, including:  Safeguarding and Child Protection; Online Safety; PREVENT; Asthma; Epilepsy; Allergies; GDPR; Special Educational Needs; Outstanding Teaching and Learning; Behaviour; Leadership and Management;  Reading Comprehension;Talk for Writing; Grammar Teaching; Mastery in Maths; PSHE (SCARF); History; Paediatric First Aid; Forest School; Food Hygiene - Level 2


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