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Milner Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 4BP

01273 291188

Coombe Road Primary School

Broadening Horizons, Raising Aspirations

Our Staff


Mrs V Phillips - Headteacher 

Mrs C Burcombe - Assistant Headteacher/Special Educational Needs & Disability Co-ordinator (SENDCo)


Mrs J Smith - Business Manager

Mr R Gyurkovits - KS2 (Junior) & English Lead

Ms J Watson - KS1 (Infant) & English Lead


YR: Ms P Hardman - Red Class Teacher (EYFS, Geography Lead) 

Teaching Support Staff: Mr P Luckhurst

 Y1: Ms J Watson - Buttercup Class Teacher (KS1 & English Lead - SMT)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs S Whalen

Y2: Mrs J Austin - Sunflower Class Teacher (Science Lead)

Teaching Support Staff: Miss M Phillips

Y3: Ms M Reeves - Emerald Class Teacher (Maths Lead & EAL/Languages Contact)

Teaching Support Staff: Miss B Keegan

Y4/5: Ms K Folley/Mrs M Allen - Sky Class Teachers (Art/D&T Lead & Computing Lead)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs L Banks & Mrs L Faulkner

Y4/5: Mrs D Langham - Sapphire Class Teacher (Music Contact)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs A Kempster-Butler

Y4/5: Mr R Gyurkovits - Indigo Class Teacher (KS2 & English Lead - SMT)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs S Mechen 

Y6: Mr R Milsted - Amethyst Class Teacher (Sports/Active Travel Lead)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs S Smart & Mrs J Stanton

PPA: Ms J Allen - Primary Teacher (SRE, RE & PSHE Lead)

PPA: Mrs M Allen - Primary Teacher (Computing Lead)

SEND (Special educational needs & disability) Teaching Assistants

Mrs S Walker - KS1

Mrs L Suleyman - KS2

Ms A Ghani - KS2

Miss L Friedl - Speech & Language Champion


Ms J Smith - Business Manager

Mrs E McCartney/Miss L Friedl - Receptionists


Mrs G Pierce - Child Welfare Officer & Designated Person for Child Protection (Deputy)

Mrs C Dakin - Child Welfare Officer & Designated Person for Child Protection (Deputy)/Learning Mentor

Mrs A Newing - Attendance Officer

Mr G Alborough - Learning Mentor

Mrs L Chapman - Learning Mentor


Mr P Apps - Caretaker

Mr J Tester - Cleaner/Premises 

Ms A Vallier - Cleaner/Premises

lunch time supervisors 

Mrs S Smart - Senior Supervisor

Mrs S Whalen, Miss M Phillips, Mrs L Faulkner, Mrs S Mechen, Mrs A Kempster-Butler, Miss K Bassett, Miss B Keegan


Mr G Marlow - ICT Technician

First aid

Miss M Phillips - Workplace First-Aider (+ Paediatric)

Mrs S Whalen - Workplace First-Aider (+ Paediatric)

Miss K Bassett - Paediatric First-Aider

Mr P Luckhurst - Paediatric First-Aider

Mrs S Walker - Paediatric First-Aider

Mrs C Dakin - Paediatric First-Aider

Miss L Friedl - Paediatric First-Aider

Mrs S Smart - Paediatric First-Aider

Miss B Keegan - Paediatric First-Aider