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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

Niamh O'Shea

Keith Kelsey

Acting Head of School

Assistant Head/English Lead/Arts Mark

Assistant Head/Maths Lead

SENCO team

Mandy Stewart



Elaine McMahon

Sarah Griffin




Inclusion Manager



Learning Mentors



Year 3 classes:









Year 4 classes:









Year 5 classes:







Year 6 classes:











Amy Myers (Year Leader) 

3 Green Class Teacher & Science Lead

Lizzie Deacon/Suzie Hough (job-share)

3 Red Class Teachers  & History/Geography Leads

Charlotte Hornsby

3 Yellow Class Teacher & Science Lead & ECO Club

Sally Bunker

3 Blue Class Teacher & Music Lead


Russell Wood (4 days)

Year Leader & 4 Green Class Teacher & ICT Lead

Pamela McCulloch (1 day)

4 Green Class Teacher

Alice Green

4 Blue Class Teacher & History/Geography Lead

Jess Bray

4 Yellow Class Teacher & ICT Lead

Yvette Heath/Laura Hamerton (job-share) 

4 Red Class Teachers & RE Leads


Olivia Nicholls (Year Leader)

5 Yellow Class Teacher 

Georgia Buss

5 Blue Class Teacher & Art/DT Lead

Charlotte Hudson 

5 Red Class Teacher & Maths Lead

Alice Bines 

5 Green Class Teacher & PE Lead


Keith Kelsey (Year Leader)

6 Green Class Teacher & Maths Lead

Louise Driver/April Leahy (job-share)

6 Yellow Class Teachers & PSHE Leads

Steph Tagg

6 Red Class Teacher & English Lead

Tash Tamlyn

6 Blue Class Teacher & English Lead/Arts Mark


Sarah Leedham  Lead Maths Teacher

Michelle Joseph  Maths Teacher

Lisa Donovan  MFL Teacher

Jess Lloyd  PPA Teacher

Danielle Moore  PPA Teacher

Pamela McCulloch  PPA Teacher

Jonny Brewer  PPA Teacher & ICT Lead


Support staff:




Julie Ashall   Teaching Assistant/Play Leader 

Lucille Blanchard   Individual Needs Assistant

Patrick Core  Individual Needs Assistant

Emer Clark  Individual Needs Assistant

Naomi Clarkson   Teaching Assistant

Rachel Davey   Individual Needs Assistant

Katie Guevara  Teaching Assistant

Sandra Gallon  Teaching Assistant & Interventions - Reading

Patricia Gilling  Teaching Assistant

Marcus Holland  Individual Needs Assistant

Hayley Jackson  Individual Needs Assistant

Katie Jones  Individual Needs Assistant

Nicci Lambert  Teaching Assistant

Wendy Garrett  Individual Needs Assistant & LSS

Michael Lemee   Individual Needs Assistant

Bernice Lowe  Teaching Assistant & Interventions - Reading

Leigh Montano  Teaching Assistant

Paula Porter  Teaching Assistant

Bridget Rennie  Individual Needs Assistant

Kelly Taft  Individual Needs Assistant

Loretta Watts  Individual Needs Assistant

Jake Welham  Individual Needs Assistant

Rob Whittington  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

Belle Howard

PA to Headteacher/Clerk to Governors

Lesley Zeegen Attendance Officer
Lou Molloy SEN Admin Assistant 

Lou Breakwell

Front Office/Admin Assistant

John Nicholson

ICT Technician

Lee Trott