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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

Ms K Folley - Senior Leader & Art/Design & Technology Lead/English Lead (Mon-Thurs)


YR: Ms P Hardman - Poppy Class Teacher (EYFS/Geography Lead) 

Teaching Support Staff: Mr P Luckhurst & Mrs H Anderson

 Y1: Mrs J Allen/Mrs A Williams - Buttercup Class Teachers (History & Computing Leads)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs S Whalen & Mrs W Garlick (1:1)

Y2: Ms M Reeves - Sunflower Class Teacher (Maths Lead & EAL/Languages Contact)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs K White

Y3: Ms J Watson - Emerald Class Teacher (Science Lead/Professional Tutor)

Teaching Support Staff: Miss H Asquith-Brown/Mrs S Mechen

Y4: Ms K Folley/Mrs J Austin - Sky Class Teachers (Senior Lead, English Leads, Art/D&T Lead, French/Music Lead) 

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs S Mechen

Y5: Mr P O'Connor - Indigo Class Teacher (Sports/RE Lead)

Teaching Support Staff: Mrs A Kempster-Butler

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

Teaching Support Staff: Miss M Phillips

PPA: Ms J Austin - French/Music Lead/English Lead

SEND (Special educational needs & disability) Teaching Assistants

Mrs L Suleyman (based in Learning Zone)

Ms A Ghani (based in Learning Zone) 


Ms J Smith - School Business Manager

Miss Lumina Friedl - Office Manager & Out-of-Hours Clubs Manager

Mrs S Walker - Assistant to SENDCo/Clerk to Governors


Mrs C Dakin - Child Welfare & Attendance Officer & Designated Person for Child Protection (Deputy)


Mrs G Pierce - Senior Learning Mentor (based in Upper Junior Bubble)

Mrs L Chapman - Learning Mentor (based in Infant Bubble)


Boomer - Our PAT Dog


Mr S Rowe - Premises Manager

Mr J Tester - Cleaner/Premises 

Ms K Gibbs - Cleaner/Premises

lunch time supervisors 

Mrs S Whalen, Miss M Phillips, Mrs S Mechen, Mrs A Kempster-Butler, Ms K Gibbs, Miss H Asquith-Brown, Mrs W Garlick


Mr G Marlow - ICT Technician


Miss L Friedl - Out of Hours Club Manager

Ms A Vallier - Breakfast Club & Buddies After School Club

Mr C Young - Breakfast Club & Buddies After School Club

First aid

Miss M Phillips - Workplace First-Aider

Mr S Rowe - Workplace First-Aider

Mr C Young - Paediatric First-Aider

Mrs A Vallier - Paediatric First-Aider

Ms P Hardman - Paediatric First-Aider

Mrs J Allen - Paediatric First-Aider

Ms J Watson - Paediatric First-Aider

Ms M Reeves - Paediatric First-Aider

Ms K Folley - Paediatric First-Aider

Mrs J Austin - Paediatric First-Aider

Mr P O'Connor - Paediatric First-Aider

Mr R Milsted - Paediatric First-Aider