Meet Our Team

Leadership Team Caroline Thayre, Executive Principal
Tom Jordan, Interim Principal
Joanna Brewis, Assistant Principal and Specialist Leader - Education
Nicola Ellis, Assistant Principal
Jo Chapman-Cohen, School Business Manager
Teaching Staff Lucy Darling, Reception class teacher
Gemma Blackie, Reception class teacher
Zahira Gulam, Reception class teacher
Neha Nalawade, Year 1 class teacher
Nina Makuch, Year 1 class teacher
Grace Burge, Year 1 Teacher
Karen Brown, Year 2 class teacher
Vicki Hollands, Year 2 class teacher
Rachael North, Year 2 class teacher
Louise Thwaite, Year 2 class teacher
Jenny Davey, Year 2 class teacher
Office Staff Sue Meyer, Data Administrator & School Secretary
Helen Mills, Receptionist/ Clerical Assistant
Liz Davis, Academy Administrator
Pastoral Support Joy Bubb, Medical/Welfare Officer
Alison Hillebron, Inclusion
Premises Manager Roland Ratcliff, Premises Manager
Higher Level Teaching Assistants Julie Millard
Cover Supervisor Sarah Howes, Cover Supervisor
Teaching Assistants Sue James
Julia Sepulveda
Jessica Lornie,
Louise Jordan,
Sharon Nelson
Shannon Fletcher
Learning Support Assistants Christine Hook
Sarah Truss
Midday Meals Supervisors Emma Cutler
Caroline Dixon
Sarah Elliott
Sarah Gifford
Tracy Halfpenny
Sarah Hunt
Fusun Jenkins
Tracy Payne
Hajnalka Salter
Sarah May-White
Safeguarding Mr T Jordan - Interim Principal, Lead DSL
Miss C Thayre - Executive Principal, Deputy DSL
Ms J Brewis - Assistant Principal, Deputy DSL
Mrs V Heasman - Family Liaison Assistant
Mr Andrew Gent - Chair of Local Board, Safeguarding Link
Mrs L Croydon-Miles - University of Brighton Academies Trust, Safeguarding Manager
Miss K Burns, Prevent Lead
Other professionals visit on a regular basis to give support to the children and the staff at Pound Hill Infant Academy.