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Name:  Elaine Mendelson

Position: Transition Hub leader

About Mrs Mendelson:

Mrs Mendelson joined Rowhill school in June 2010. She has wealth of experience with SEN pupils, teaching Food Technology, PSCHE, Project based learning  and wellbeing. She has also supported teaching training  for trainee and newly qualified teachers.

Her  passion lies with  food and specialises in this area. She has supported pupils to host dinner events and has taken a group on a residential food trip to Italy over her time here.


Along with teaching, Mrs Mendelson organises and leads the Transition Hub team to strive for success.


Favourite Past times:

  • Word puzzles
  • Cooking needlework
  • DIY
  • Gardening
  • Walking
  • Travelling



Name: Jessica Hallett

Position: Teacher

Class: T1

I joined Rowhill in April 2014 as an English TA in the secondary department. I soon went on to help run the schools Read write inc programme across the school. Whilst working here I managed to complete my Psychology degree through the open university and undertook nurture training which enabled me to set up a nurture class within the secondary department which I thoroughly enjoyed. I then got the opportunity to complete my primary teacher training which has led to me working in the transitional hub of the school as a class tutor of our nurture group, transitioning new and existing year 6 and 7 pupils into our secondary department.


You may not know…..

I own two mainecoon cats named Luna and Nala, alongside, a horse named Bailey who likes to get very muddy!