HEAD OF THE ACADEMY
Tara Zubairy Moore qualified in both primary and secondary English and Drama. She then went on to do post graduate studies in Drama in Education and has an M.A. in Education. She was Head of English and Drama before having her second child. She has been running the most successful Drama group in the area since 1997. All the staff that are employed in the Academy are of the highest calibre and hand picked. They are all qualified in their own subject and CRB checked.
Ed likes working at Tara’s Academy because he likes a challenge. He is a fantastic actor and wants to pass on his knowledge to others. He has passion for rock music and is continually inspired by his imagination. Ed has been attending Tara’a Academy as a student for 10 years and is now inspiring other children to learn new drama skills.
Asif has worked in Television for over 25 years. In that time he's worked in all programming genres including news, children's', religion, sport, documentary, comedy and entertainment. Originally a print journalist, he trained as a director at the National Film and Television School and in his management career has been Director of Programming at the Paramount Comedy Channel, Director of Original Programming for all Disney Channels outside the US and, more recently was Head of Entertainment for the Nine Network, Australia. He now has his own production company and is a member of BAFTA.
Francesca loves working at Tara’s Academy because she adores seeing all the students smile and build confidence using their newly learnt skills. Tara has inspired Francesca to help her expand her creativity and broaden her teaching experience, both working with young adults and children.
Zoe is our leading Musical Theatre Teacher. She loves performing and helping others. Zoe was a student at Tara’s Academy for 3 years before she became a teacher for us. She gained confidence through acting and is inspired by actress: Lea Michelle. Zoë believes one comes out of their shell when one performs.
When I first started working at Tara’s Academy I was taken back by the talent the children display in their performances, and what they have achieved in their learning development from such a young age! It just makes me wish I had joined the group when I was younger!
Drama can be such a positive influence in understanding society, characters, social situations and building confidence. And working with Tara, Danielle and Kate means we can regularly give one to one feedback with all of the students!
Tara is a great communicator and supportive leader of the Academy, who truly believes in and cares about her students. And as a current Teaching Assistant , the leadership and support Tara displays is educational for my own learning development!
Daniel and Amias are currently studying to become teachers