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Hove Junior School

Portland Road & Holland Road

"We continue to be a good school" - Ofsted, February 2020

Staff - Portland Road

Senior teaching staff

Maddie Southern


Niamh O'Shea


Keith Kelsey

Deputy Head of School, Curriculum Lead/Arts Mark


Assistant Head/Behaviour Strategic Lead/Maths Team

Inclusion Team

Mandy Stewart

Elaine McMahon




Inclusion Manager

Senior Learning Mentor


Year 3 Classes:









Year 4 Classes:









Year 5 Classes:







Year 6 Classes:











Jonny Brewer 

3 Green Class Teacher 

Lizzie Deacon/Suzie Hough (job-share)

3 Red Class Teachers  & Humanities Team

Charlotte Hornsby

3 Yellow Class Teacher & Science Subject Lead & Eco Club

Sally Bunker

3 Blue Class Teacher & Music Lead


Russell Wood (4 days)

Year Leader & 4 Green Class Teacher & ICT Team

Pamela McCulloch (1 day)

4 Green Class Teacher

Alice Green

4 Blue Class Teacher & Humanities Subject Lead

Jess Bray

4 Yellow Class Teacher & ICT Subject Lead

Yvette Heath/Laura Hamerton (job-share) 

4 Red Class Teachers & RE Team


Olivia Nicholls (Year Leader)

5 Yellow Class Teacher 

Georgia Buss

5 Blue Class Teacher & Art/DT Subject Lead

Charlotte Hudson 

5 Red Class Teacher & Maths Subject Lead

Alice Bines 

5 Green Class Teacher & PE Subject Lead


Keith Kelsey (Year Leader)

6 Green Class Teacher & Maths Team

Louise Driver/April Leahy (job-share)

6 Yellow Class Teachers & PSHE Subject Leads

Steph Tagg

6 Red Class Teacher & English Subject Lead

Tash Tamlyn

6 Blue Class Teacher & English Team/Arts Mark


Sarah Leedham  Maths Intervention Teacher

Michelle Joseph  Maths Intervention Teaching Assistant

Lisa Donovan  MFL Teacher/PPA Cover

Jess Lloyd  PPA Cover

Danielle Moore  PPA Cover

Pamela McCulloch  PPA Cover

Jonny Brewer  PPA Cover & ICT Team

Jen Beale  Wellbeing Practictioner


Support Staff:




Julie Ashall   Teaching Assistant/Play Leader 

Lucille Blanchard   Individual Needs Assistant

Patrick Core  Individual Needs Assistant

Jacqui Camping  Individual Needs Assistant

Naomi Clarkson   Teaching Assistant

Rachel Davey   Individual Needs Assistant

Jemima Ede  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

Fiona Wade

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 

Belle Howard PA to Headteacher/Senior Clerk to Governors

Bronya Mahapatra

Finance Officer

Lesley Zeegen Attendance Officer
Lou Molloy SEN Admin Assistant 

Lou Breakwell

Front Office/Admin Assistant

John Nicholson

ICT Technician

Lee Trott