Our Staff

Laura Hopley


Executive Head Teacher

Rachael Dobbie

Head of School

Laura Hood

Assistant Headteacher, KS1 Assessment Lead, Inclusion Lead (EAL/PPM/SEND), KS1 Phase Leader (appraisal of staff within KS1), Designated Teacher of LAC, Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Early Career Mentor



Gerry Crofts - Deputy Director of Education

Tim Culpin -  Director of Education North​​​

Louise Johnson - Teaching and Learning

Asrat Sagheer - Early Years

Danielle Holdcroft - Regional Safeguarding Lead

Rowan Parry - Regional HR

​​EYFS Team

​Helen Lathe - Reception Teacher and EYFS Leader, Geography Leader

Alison McCall - Reception Teacher and 11 B4 11 Lead, RE Lead

Amanda Bunsie - Learning Mentor


Phase 1 Team

Molly Burton - Year 1 Teacher, English lead KS1 PE Lead

Jessica Burgess - Year 2 Teacher (RQT) and Music lead

Debbie Allen and Donna Patino - Learning Mentors


Phase 2 Team

Sacha Frost - Y3 Teacher, Curriculum, Science and IT lead, Student Mentor

Laura Walters - Y4 Teacher (RQT) and History Lead

Jennie Peck - Y5 Teacher

Zoe Moran - Y6 Teacher, SENCO and English Lead KS2

Jane Deegan, Sue Partridge, Tina Padmore and Sue Hill - Learning Mentors


Angela Bradford - Pastoral support

Beverley Tongue - Inclusion Support - Whole School


​​Office Team​

Maxine Hodgers - School Business Manager

Sue Morris - Senior Admin Officer

Claire Tunstall - Administrative Assistant

Angela Bradford - Behaviour Support Mentor


Site Team​

Peter Ellits - Site Caretaker

Mid-day Team

​Jane Deegan

Debbie Allen

Yvonne Smith

June Handley

Claire Tunstall

Hamida Hamidi

Jessica Davies

Breakfast Club Team

Jane Deegan 

Tina Padmore

Bushbury Lane Academy


Ripon Road

Bushbury Lane


WV10 9TR

Tel: 01902 556486

Email: office@bushburylaneacademy.co.uk

Registration Number: 08452281

VAT Registered Number 220 8862 15

REAch2 Academy Trust

Henhurst Ridge Primary Academy

Henhurst Ridge



DE13 9SZ

Tel: 01283 372200

Email: info@reach2.org


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