Staff List

How to contact our staff

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

Who to Contact

1. Pastoral/Academic Questions

a) Junior School

Where parents have concerns or questions, in the first instance they should contact their child’s Class Teacher. To arrange a meeting with the Principal please call the Junior School on 01235 523147 or email: principalspa@olab.org.uk

b) Senior School 

Where parents have concerns or questions, in the first instance they should contact their child’s Year Tutor for pastoral matters, or the relevant Head of Department for academic matters. They will then liaise with other members of staff where appropriate, including the Principal and the Senior Management Team.

2. Absences

a) Junior School

For absence due to illness please call the Junior School Office 01235 523147 or email  officejs@olab.org.uk

For medical and dental appointments please email your child’s class teacher to request permission for absence.

For all other planned absence please make your request in good time to the Principal at principalspa@olab.org.uk. All requests are considered on an individual basis.

b) Senior School 

For absence due to illness please call the Senior School Office 01235 524658 or email attendance@olab.org.uk.

For medical and dental appointments please email your child’s form teacher to request permission for absence.

For all other planned absence please make your request in good time to the Principal at principalspa@olab.org.uk. All requests are considered on an individual basis.

OLA Executive Leadership Team

The OLA Executive Leadership Team works in partnership with the Governors Strategic Review Committee to lead the School in terms of strategic development and business planning. 

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

Director of Finance and Operations: Mr P Karian CIPD

OLA Leadership Team 

The OLA Leadership Team reports to the Executive Leadership Team and manages all academic and pastoral matters across the wider OLA community. 

Deputy Head: Dr B Reynaert BA Hons, Applied Biology Cardiff, PhD (London), PGCE (Reading)

Assistant Head (DSL): Mrs C Sharkey

Assistant Head (Pastoral): Mr Luke Allen

Junior School full staff list
includes Nursery and Reception

Senior School full staff list