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Hove Junior School

Portland Road & Holland Road

"There is strong evidence of good systemic leadership and an aspirational culture, supporting strong outcomes for pupils and in raising standards for disadvantaged and SEND pupils" - Ofsted, February 2020

Staff - Portland Road

Senior teaching staff

Maddie Southern

Ben Massey

Executive Headteacher

Head of School

Niamh O'Shea

Deputy Head of School

Rachel Jeffers

Keith Kelsey

 Deputy Head of School

Assistant Head

Inclusion Team

Mandy Stewart

Elaine McMahon

Bridget Rennie

Lou Molloy


Inclusion Manager

Senior Learning Mentor

Learning Mentor

SEN Admin Assistant


Year 3:

Ruth Foster

Olivia Nicholls

Vanessa Patterson

Charlotte Hornbsy

Louise Driver

Luciane Jury


Year 4:

Georgia Buss

Sebastian Cheng

Natalia Anglada

Lizzie Deacon

Becky Black

Laura Giles


Year 5:

Matt Harper-Duffy

Jonny Brewer

Laura Hamerton

Louise Burcher

Caroline James


Year 6 :

Keith Kelsey

Tash Tamlyn

Pam McCulloch

Catrin Pearce

Rachael Dawson

Tabitha Povey



Year Leader & 3 Green Class Teacher & History

3 Red Class Teacher & Music (job-share)

3 Red Class Teacher & Student Mentor (job-share)

3 Blue Class Teacher & Eco Club

3 Yellow Class Teacher & English (job-share)

3 Yellow Class Teacher (job-share)



Year Leader & 4 Green Class Teacher & DT

4 Blue Class Teacher & Art

4 Red Class Teacher & PE (job-share)

4 Red Class Teacher & Humanities (job-share)

4 Yellow Class Teacher & Maths (job-share)

4 Yellow Class Teacher & Art (job-share)



Year Leader & 5 Green Class Teacher & Computing

5 Blue Class Teacher & Music

5 Red Class Teacher & RE team (job-share)

5 Red Class Teacher (job-share)

5 Yellow Class Teacher & Geography



Year Leader & 6 Green Class Teacher & Maths

6 Blue Class Teacher & English Lead (job-share)

6 Blue Class Teacher (job-share)

6 Yellow Class Teacher (job-share)  & PSHE/WWO

6 Yellow Class Teacher (job-share) & PSHE/WWO

6 Red Class Teacher




Nicola Paton English Intervention Teacher
Lisa Donovan Cover Teacher & MFL lead
Hayley Sawyer Cover Teacher
Jess Lloyd Cover Teacher
Pam McCulloch Cover Teacher
Danielle Moore SEND Cover & Intervention Teacher

Support Staff:



Hasret Acar Learning Support Assistant 
Lorenzo Adesina Learning Support Assistant
Anisa Cotterill Learning Support Assistant 

Dawn East

Learning Support Assistant 

Katie Guevara Learning Support Assistant
Koryn George

BRP and Interventions

Sandra Gallon

BRP and Interventions

Trish Gilling Learning Support Assistant 
Cerri Holmes BRP and Interventions
Hayley Jackson Learning Support Assistant
Evi Kubinke Learning Support Assistant
Nicci Lambert Learning Support Assistant 
Emma Maclaine Learning Support Assistant
Leigh Montano Learning Support Assistant 

Paula Porter

Learning Support Assistant 

Louise Paddenburg Learning Support Assistant 
Nyasha Sakuringwa Learning Support Assistant
Loretta Watts Learning Support Assistant 


Mariam Abbas

Lynsey Ford

Linda Humphrey

Sue Winter

Debbie Zeka


Breakfast Club:



Bridget Rennie Breakfast Club Leader
Linda Humphrey Breakfast Club Assistant

Other Support Staff

Sarah Shaw

School Business Manager

Emma Barrell Deputy School Business Manager
Leanne Hazelwood Finance Officer

Kate Newman

Office Manager 

Lesley Zeegen Attendance Officer

Lou Breakwell

Front Office/Admin Assistant

John Nicholson

ICT Technician

Lee Trott