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Hove Junior School

Portland Road & Holland Road

"We continue to be a good school" - Ofsted, 2016

Staff - Portland Road

Senior teaching staff

Maddie Southern


Jacquie Duquemin

Acting Head of School

SENCO team

Mandy Stewart



Elaine McMahon

Sarah Griffin




Inclusion Manager
Lead SENCO and Designated Person for Child Protection and Children in Care


Learning Mentors



Year 3 classes:









Year 4 classes:









Year 5 classes:







Year 6 classes:









PPA cover:



Niamh O'Shea (Year Leader) /Lizzie Deacon 

3 Green Class Teacher & English Lead

Rachel Dodson/Suzie Hough (job-share)

3 Red Class Teachers  & History/Geography Leads

Charlotte Hornsby

3 Yellow Class Teacher & Science Lead & ECO Council

Michael Goodman

3 Blue Class Teacher 


Russell Wood (4 days)

Year Leader & 4 Green Class Teacher 

Pamela McCulloch (1 day)

4 Green Class Teacher

Alice Green

4 Blue Class Teacher 

Tony Smyth

4 Yellow Class Teacher & PE Lead

Yvette Heath/Laura Hamerton (job-share) 

4 Red Class Teachers & RE Leads


Rachel Jeffers (Year Leader)

5 Yellow Class Teacher & English Lead

Megan Nugent

5 Blue Class Teacher

Charlotte Hudson 

5 Red Class Teacher & Maths Lead

Danielle Moore/Rachael Dawson (job-share)

5 Green Class Teacher & PSHE Lead


Keith Kelsey (Year Leader)

6 Green Class Teacher & Maths Lead

Louise Driver/April Streeton

6 Yellow Class Teachers (job-share) 

Kim Gregory

6 Red Class Teacher 

Tash Tamlyn

6 Blue Class Teacher & Art/DT Lead


Sarah Leedham  Lead Maths Teacher

Michelle Joseph  Maths Teacher

Lisa Donovan  French Teacher


Jess Lloyd 

Pamela McCulloch

Jonny Brewer


Support staff:




Julie Ashall   Teaching Assistant/Play Leader 

Lucille Blanchard  Year 3 Individual Needs Assistant

Louise Breakwell  Year 6 Teaching Assistant 

Emer Clark  Year 3/5 Individual Needs Assistant

Naomi Clarkson  Year 5 Teaching Assistant

Steph Carter  Year 5 Individual Needs Assistant 

Rachel Davey  Year 5 Individual Needs Assistant

Katie Guevara  Year 3 Teaching Assistant

Sandra Gallon  Teaching Assistant & Interventions - Reading

Patricia Gilling  Year 3/6 Teaching Assistant

Marcus Holland  Individual Needs Assistant

Katie Jones  Year 3 Individual Needs Assistant

Nicci Lambert  Year 4 Teaching Assistant

Wendy Garrett  Year 4 Individual Needs Assistant & LSS

Michael Lemee  Year 6 Individual Needs Assistant

Bernice Lowe  Teaching Assistant & Interventions - Reading

Zannah Marchand  Year 3 Teaching Assistant

Leigh Montano  Year 6 Teaching Assistant

Paula Porter  Year 5 Teaching Assistant

Kip Webb-Heller  Year 4 Individual Needs Assistant


Martina D'Antino

Shajna Begum

Linda Humphrey

Sue Winter

Debbie Zeka

Breakfast Club:

Kelly Taft

Breakfast Club Leader

Linda Humphrey

Breakfast Club Assistant

Other support staff

Sarah Shaw

School Business Manager

Kate Newman

Office Manager 

Bronya Mahapatra

Finance Officer

Charlotte Freeman

PA to Headteacher/Clerk to Governors

Lesley Zeegen Attendance Officer
Lou Molloy SEN Admin Assistant 

Tricia Cheema

Front Office/Admin Assistant

John Nicholson

ICT Technician

Lee Trott