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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


Rachel Jeffers

Deputy Head of School

Keith Kelsey Assistant Head/Behaviour Strategic Lead

Inclusion Team

Mandy Stewart

Elaine McMahon

James Roberts

Jen Beale


Inclusion Manager

Senior Learning Mentor

Learning Mentor

Therapeutic Play Practitioner


Year 3:

Amy Myers

Danielle Moore


Lizzie Deacon

Natalia Anglada


Charlotte Hudson


Sally Bunker


Year 4:

Russell Wood

Pamela McCulloch


Jonny Brewer


Charlotte Hornsby


Catrin Pearce

Rachael Dawson


Year 5:

Ruth Foster


Alice Green


Laura Hamerton

Emily Harrison


Emily Lowen


Year 6 :

Keith Kelsey

Louise Driver


Tash Tamlyn


Alice Bines


Christine Cawte




Year Leader & 3 Green Class Teacher  

3 Green Class Teacher & Science (job-share)


3 Red Class Teacher & Humanities 

3 Red Class Teacher (job-share)


3 Yellow Class Teacher & Maths


3 Blue Class Teacher & Music 



Year Leader & 4 Green Class Teacher & ICT 

4 Green Class Teacher (job-share)


4 Blue Class Teacher & ICT


4 Red Class Teacher & Science 


4 Yellow Class Teachers & PSHE/WWO team (job-share)




Year Leader & 5 Green Class Teacher & Humanities


5 Blue Class Teacher & Art/DT lead


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



5 Yellow Class Teacher & Maths 



Year Leader & 6 Green Class Teacher

6 Green Class Teacher & English (job-share)


6 Blue Class Teacher & English 


6 Red Class Teacher & PE


6 Yellow Class Teacher & English




Nicola Paton English Intervention Teacher
Lisa Donovan MFL Teacher/PPA Cover
James Cosham Sports Coach
Jess Lloyd PPA Cover
Pamela McCulloch PPA Cover

Support Staff:



Julie Ashall Teaching Assistant/Play Leader - Year 4
Patrick Core Individual Needs Assistant - Year 6
Naomi Clarkson Teaching Assistant - Year 4
Anisa Cotterill Teaching Assistant - Year 6
Rachel Davey Individual Needs Assistant - Year 5
Katie Guevara Teaching Assistant - Year 4
Koryn George

BRP and Interventions

Sandra Gallon

BRP and Interventions

Trish Gilling Teaching Assistant - Year 5
Patrick Hadfield Individual Needs Assistant - Year 3
Cerri Holmes BRP and Interventions
Hayley Jackson Individual Needs Assistant - Year 6
Katie Jones Individual Needs Assistant - Year 6
Nicci Lambert Individual Needs Assistant - Year 3

Lou Marsh


Tom Matthias

Individual Needs Assistant - Year 3


Individual Needs Assistant - Year 3

Leigh Montano Teaching Assistant - Year 6
Paula Porter

Individual Needs Assistant - Year 3

Bridget Rennie Individual Needs Assistant & SEND Interventions
Kelly Taft Individual Needs Assistant - Year 3
Uzma Qureshi Individual Needs Assistant - Year 3
Loretta Watts Individual Needs Assistant - Year 4
Jake Welham Individual Needs Assistant - Year 6 & LSS


Mariam Abbas

Shajna Begum

Nicole Forrest

Linda Humphrey

Michael Lemee

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 

Nikki Wheeler PA to Headteacher
Lesley Zeegen Attendance Officer
Lou Molloy SEN Admin Assistant 

Lou Breakwell

Front Office/Admin Assistant

John Nicholson

ICT Technician

Lee Trott