Greenacres Primary Academy (South Pennine Academies)

Respect, Responsibility and Really Good Manners

Middle Leaders


Mrs Buckley (BA Hons Primary Education with PE)

Mrs Buckley has worked at Greenacres since 2010 in a variety of classes and roles across early years and Key Stage 1. She completed her teacher training at St Martin's collage in Lancaster where she specialised in PE.

Mrs Buckley is now the Nursery class teacher and our Early Years Leader and our Early Reading Leader, she also works on other projects with the senior leadership team. When she isn't busy in Nursery, her little boy keeps her busy at home.

Mr Roach

After years of experience teaching Year 6, Mr Roach joined Greenacres in September 2015 as the Year 6 teacher, Key Stage 2 Leader and English Leader. He is currently leading projects in school such as The Power of Reading, The Writing Revolution, The Spelling Shed and Mrs Wordsmith. Mr Roach leads many English projects across the Multi-Academy Trust and is also a Key Stage 2 writing moderator across Oldham. When he's not at school teaching English to Year 5 and 6, you might find him discussing reading and writing with other professionals on Twitter.


Mrs Murgatroyd (BA Hons in English and Politics)

Mrs Murgatroyd trained to teach on the Graduate Teacher Training Program in 2010. She began working at Greenacres in 2015, teaching in Year 3 and leading maths across the whole school. Mrs Murgatroyd is now the class teacher in Year 2 and leads the Key Stage 1 team. She is also leading EAL (English as an Additional Language) in 2018 to improve vocabulary across the school.

Mrs Murgatroyd is very sporty and enjoys attending classes at the gym and doing lots of nice things with her daughter. 

Mr Chadderton

Mr Chadderton has been a teacher in Year 5 at Greenacres since 2014 when he qualified as a teacher. He currently leads maths (he's a real maths whizz) across the whole school and has successfully set up Times Tables Rockstars for us all to enjoy. He also co-leads PE with Mrs Buckley and runs our school football team.

When Mr Chadderton isn't on Times Tables Rockstars setting up class battles, he is a serious Oldham Athletic supporter and can often be found at Boundary Park cheering his favourite team on.