Our team at Moorcroft

Our staff, including teachers, learning support assistants, administration staff, lunchtime key workers and therapists all promote learning so that our students are supported and challenged in every aspect of school life.

Below are some of the key members of staff that you or your child may come into contact with.  If you'd like to see a full list of all of our staff, please click here.


Andrew Sanders

Headteacher

Andrew is responsible for:

  • teaching and learning
  • staffing
  • safeguarding
  • transition
  • statements (EHC plans)

Olga Toulkeridou

Acting Assistant Headteacher

Olga is responsible for:

  • curriculum and assessment
  • monitoring teaching and learning in conjunction with the Headteacher
  • safeguarding deputy

Terri Harper

Head of Sixth Form

Terri works with our sixth formers and is also:

  • Team Teach instructor
  • Post-19 transition
  • AQA co-ordinator

Andrew Irving

Head of Lower School

Andrew is also responsible for:

  • home/school communication
  • pupil premium
  • transition for year 7 pupils
  • safeguarding deputy

Liz Dingley

Senior HLTA

Liz is a health and safety representative, as well as being responsible for:

  • post school transition
  • team teach

Helen Milward

Dramatherapist

Helen is Joint Therapy Services Manager and is responsible for managing the therapy team across the Eden Academy.

Danielle Aubrey

Speech and Language Therapy Support

Danielle supports the speech and language therapy team by:

  • carrying out SaLT programs
  • working closely with pupils in class
  • taking pupils for 1-2-1 or group sessions

Annie Barrett

Occcupational Therapist

Annie is responsible for the occupational needs of the pupils and:

  • assesses pupils' sensory integration needs
  • devises sensory programs
  • trains staff to use OT programs

Sara Owen

Dance and Movement Therapist

Sara is based at Moorcroft and:

  • offers staff training
  • runs 1-2-1, pair or group dance and movement therapy sessions
  • contributes to multi-professional meetings

Herpal Bhachu

Administration Manager

Herpal manages the administration team at Moorcroft.