Lower School Staff List

How to contact Lower School staff

To contact any member of staff, use their first initial plus surname, followed by @ola.org.uk. For example, the email address for Dr Anonymous Teacher, would be ateacher@ola.org.uk.

Lower School Staff List

Principal: Mr S Oliver BA Hons Birmingham, MLitt St Andrews, PGCE Cambridge

Lower School Coordinator: Miss L Taylor BA Hons Oxf Brookes

Form Tutors
Year 3: Mrs R Smales BA Canterbury
Year 4: Mrs V Westhead (Head of English) BA Hons, PGCE Exeter, MSc Oxford, MCCT
Year 5: Mr T Collis BA Hons (Environmental Biology) Oxf Brookes, PGCE Oxf Brookes
Year 6: Miss L Taylor (Head of Mathematics) BA Hons Oxf Brookes

Specialist Teachers

Design Technology
Mr N Humphreys DEd Design & Technology, (University of Wales)

Mrs L Gallacher​ BA Hons Southampton, MA London, PCGE Oxford

Mrs S Beckett BA Hons Kingston, PGCE Roehampton Inst, LGSM

Physical Education
Mrs T Barrett AENA Netball Prelim Umpiring; Int Coaching
Mr L Allen BSc, PGCE Cardiff
Mr J Cooper BA Southampton Solent, PGCE Southampton
Mr B O’Neill (Football Coach) BEd Hons, NPQH, FA Coach Level 1
Mr J Samways, PGCE Oxford, FA Coach Level 2

Mrs E Gillies BSc Hons Sheffield

Mrs Z Doy FIOS

Teaching Assistants/ Lunchtime Supervisors
Miss L Hitchins​ NNEB, Dip Norland
Mrs J Graham​ HLTA