Teaching Staff

Mrs Sarah Hawker 


 Mrs Hawker has just been appointed as Acting Headteacher at Trenode. She has been teaching for seventeen years, all of them in a small, rural primary school. Enabling pupils to make good progress with their learning is her constant focus.  She is passionate about making sure children have a wide variety of opportunities to help them to develop their skills and talents.

Previous to becoming a teacher, she worked in Stage Management for English National Opera and Opera North. She has also worked at the Royal Albert Hall.



Mrs Sue David 

Mrs David joined the Trenode family in September 2004. She moved to Cornwall from the Midlands and has not looked back!

Mrs David is part of the SLT (Senior Leadership Team) and teaches in Class 3, which is made up of either Year 5/6 or Year 4/5/6, depending on the cohorts.

Mrs David is responsible for Maths and is also the SENDCo (Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator). She has a National Accreditation in Special Educational Needs and has also completed a PG Dip in Special Educational Needs.  Mrs David has also undertaken the ‘Thrive’ training and is a certified Thrive Practitioner.

Mrs David has two children of her own, Cerys, who also attends Trenode and Lowri, who visits Trenode on a Tuesday for ‘Treasures’. Mrs David feels very much a part of the Trenode family and is proud to work with such an enthusiastic and dedicated team.