Our Staff

The Olive School has a dedicated team of talented and inspirational staff who are committed to delivering the highest standards for each and every child at the school.

The school Principal is Mrs Dawn Forshaw.

Mrs Forshaw is supported by a dynamic team of senior leaders and staff. We strongly believe that outstanding staff are essential to delivering an outstanding education. We put a lot of effort into recruiting the very best people. We then invest heavily in their continuing professional training and development.

Mrs Parveen Yusuf (Deputy Principal)

Ms Christine Burgess (School Business Manager)

Mrs Farhana Patel ( School Business Support Officer)

Mrs Siobhan Entwistle (Director of Learning EYFS)

Mrs Shagufta Ditta-Fitzsimon (Teacher of EYFS)

Miss Abigail Cross (Year 1 Teacher)

Mrs Rasheda Choudhury (Year 1 Teacher)

Mrs Safiya Suleman (Year 2 Teacher)

Mrs Smaira Raouf (Year 2 Teacher)

Miss Aamirah Bala (Year 3 Teacher)

Mrs Khadijah Munshi (Year 3 Teacher)

Miss Safoora Khonat (EYFS Learning Coach)

Mrs Khatijah Badat (EYFS Learning Coach)

Miss Najia Wahdati ( KS1 Apprentice)

Miss Aisha Hanslot (Year 2  1:1 Support)

Miss Khadija Isap (Year 3 Learning Coach)

Miss Fatema Patel (Year 1 Learning Coach)

Miss Saba Taju (Year 1 & Year 2 Apprentice)

Miss Ammarah Taju (Year 2 Learning Coach)

Miss Farhana Hajat (Year 2 Learning Coach)

Mrs Atika Ahmed (Welfare EYFS)

Mrs Shazia Farhan (Welfare EYFS)

Mrs Rashida Patel (Welfare Year 1)

Mrs Shyra Saleh (Welfare Year 1)

Mr Farouq Atchia (Site Supervisor)

Mrs Jebuneesha Ismail (Cleaner)

Mrs Zaynab Torok Atchia (Cleaner)

Mrs Anisha Patel (Finance Lead)

Admissions information

2019/20 Applications are to be made online at www.lancashire.gov.uk/schools

Closing date for applications: Date TBC Open Evenings: Dates TBC

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Free Parking Solution

Please note that all parking for The Olive School Preston is on the Mercer Street Car Park PR1 4LQ.

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