Downs Infant School

Our web address is www.downsinf.brighton-hove.sch .uk

Leadership Team


Dr Hildi Mitchell, Headteacher

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Come and say 'Hello' to Dr Mitchell on the gate in the mornings, or make an appointment if any of the rest of the team are not available.  Always happy to hear about sporting achievements, especially swimming!


Mr Jon Hughes, Acting SENCo

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(Mrs Jude Arthur, Deputy Headteacher and SENCo is currently absent)


Come and see Mr Hughes if you need help with Special Educational Needs or Maths (or if you like beards!)

Miss Kirsty Cargill, EYFS Leader

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Come and see Miss Cargill if you want to know about Reception!  Also for advice regarding reading.

Mrs Victoria Brewer, Year 1 Leader

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Come and see Mrs Brewer for safeguarding concerns, queries about phonics teaching and music, or things to do with Year 1.


Miss Alison Harrex, Year 2 Leader

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Come and see Miss Harrex for questions about Year 2, writing, or 'Let's Dance'.  Loves owls and dogs and is leading on developing 'Mantle of the Expert' at Downs Infants.