Curriculum Overview 

Reception Spring 2 Curriculum Overview




















Class Staff

Miss Rachael Dunnington Miss Rachael Dunnington Teaching Assistant

My name is Rachael and I am a teaching assistant in Reception. When I am not at work I am kept very busy with my family. My Partner, Rob, and I have a daughter called Heidi and we love going on days out. I enjoy reading, shopping and meeting up with family and friends. I have always wanted to teach, and finished University with a BA Hons degree in Primary Education back in 2010. I then worked in a private nursery as a team leader before starting at the Academy in 2015. I am excited to make a difference to each child I meet.







Mrs Julie Hampson Mrs Julie Hampson Teacher

My name is Miss Hampson and I’m currently working in Reception at E-act Blackley Academy. I also have responsibility for leading the More Able and EAL throughout the school. I aim to achieve positive outcomes for all children throughout the academy. I’ve been teaching at Blackley Academy since 2012 and have been part of many positives changes throughout the years. I’ve taught Reception, Year 2 and Year 3 throughout my career and have had an amazing fun filled and rewarding time.  I look forward to being part of any future improvements and fulfilling the academies vision to strive for outstanding teaching and learning.





Miss Coral Cheetham Miss Coral Cheetham Teaching Assistant


My name is Coral. I have completed an apprenticeship in childcare and have worked in a private day nursery for 3 years. I then joined the E-ACT team in 2016.

Mrs Lyndsay Dunkerley Mrs Lyndsay Dunkerley 1:1 Support Teaching and Learning


My name is Lyndsay and I have worked at E-ACT Academy since it opened in 2012. I also worked at the school previous to this when it was Victoria avenue primary school. I have been lucky enough to experience working in all of the key stages. I am currently working in Early years as a one to one, supporting teaching and learning.

Miss Charlotte Ramsbottom- Maternity leave Miss Charlotte Ramsbottom- Maternity leave Teaching Assistant


I have been a key worker at E-ACT Blackley Academy for three years. Before this I have worked in a variety of different schools and nurseries. I have a post-graduate certificate in Early Childhood Studies and have also an undergraduate degree in Education and Religious Education. In my spare time I love to go on lots of days out with my partner Chris as we love to discover new places. I am also a keen reader and most of the time you will find me with my head stuck in a book.

Miss Elizabeth Lilley Miss Elizabeth Lilley Teacher








Miss Stephanie Moore EYFS Lead/Deputy Head

My name is Steph Moore, I have worked in schools across Oldham and Kirklees. I am the EYFS Lead and I am very proud of the amazing team that we have here. When I am not busy working you will probably find me on a beach walking my two dogs.
We have a great team of teachers and TAs who make the reception classrooms an inspiring place to work and learn. We are always keen to have visitors so please make an appointment to come and see us in action in EYFS.





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