Meet the Team

We are a warm, caring team of highly trained teachers. Our policies are made jointly by all staff with the child at the heart of this process.

Audrey Reeder

Head Teacher
B.A. Hons. French & Span, Oxford Univ.; PGCE French, Oxford Univ.

Audrey loves stories, poetry and art and being in the world of nature.

Theresa Brooks

Deputy Head
B.Ed Hons, Early Years and Primary Education, Leeds University

Theresa is a keen traveller and explorer of different cultures. She has two grown-up sons.

Olivia Hughes

Saplings Class Teacher

BA in Primary Education, Brighton University, with a specialism in international education. Olivia enjoys multi-cultural cooking, travel, wildlife, performing arts and water sports.

Lulu Melotte

Saplings Teaching Assistant, Wake Up Shake Up Lead and Year 1 & 2 Choir Teacher

Lulu trained to be an actress, and previously set up fun English music and movement classes in her children’s boutique and parenting space in Barcelona.

Lulu loves musical theatre and singing jazz.

Montse Ausin

Saplings Teaching Assistant

Marie Fowler

Year 1 Class Teacher and Early Learning Coordinator

PGCE Primary, Liverpool Hope University
Certificate of Higher Education in Speech and Language, Manchester Metropolitan University
BA English Language & Literature, University of Liverpool

Marie is a keen portraitist.

Dan Sumner

Year 2 Class Teacher

Sam Lane

Year 3 Class Teacher

PGCE, Sunderland University
BA Business Management, University of Wales
Summer university coursework:
Supporting Children with Dyslexia, University College London
Understanding Autism, Asperger’s and ADHD, University of Derby

Sam likes running, skiing and travelling with her family.

Clare Oxberry

Year 4 Class Teacher

BA and a PGCE, Leeds University. Clare’s experience in the UK was at a small school, very similar to the Olive Tree School – small class sizes, high expectations and a child led, creative topic based teaching and learning style.

Hannah Tait

Year 5 Class Teacher

BA(ed) Honours in Primary Education and Art and Design, Southampton University

Hannah loves skiing, travelling and making jewellery.

Anna Johnson

Year 6 Class Teacher

PGCE, York University and a BA (Hons) in Drama. Anna is an experienced creative Keystage 2 teacher (specifically Yr 5 and 6) with a proven record of helping children make accelerated progress. She has a passion for music and singing and enjoys amateur theatre and has produced and directed several whole-school productions.

Rachael Cameron

Teaching Assistant Year 1, 2 and 4
COBIS – Diploma International Teaching Assistant (DITA) including SEN, and TEFL course.
I also enjoy art, walking, cooking and travelling with my family.

Rebecca Rohde

Teaching Assistant in Primary
Degree in English Philology, Pedagogics and History, Münster University, Germany. Certified Educadora Infantil, IfP Barcelona.
In her free time she likes to go running with her dogs in the hills of Olivella and enjoys doing triathlons.

Francisca de Teves Costa

Teaching Assistant Primary and Saplings

BA, English Literature, University of London, TEFL, TEFL Express

Francisca loves reading, travel and film.

Michal Volfin

Year 5 Maths Teaching Assistant

Sara Carmona

Primary Spanish & Catalan, Beginners and Intermediate

BA Translation and Interpreting, Universitat  Pompeu Fabra.

Master’s degree in Teaching Foreign Languages, Universitat Rovira i Virgili.

Master’s degree in Certificate of Education, Universitat International de Valencia.

Sara loves travelling and skiing, and has a passion for learning foreign languages.

Elisabeth Levavasseur Byrne

French Teacher

Elisabeth is a passionate MFL teacher with extensive experience in international and local schools.

She is a French native married to an Englishman. She has lived in France, the UK and Spain. Elisabeth loves reading, cooking and spending time with her family.

Mandi Tucker

Exams Officer / Primary SEN Coordinator

BSc. Speech and Language Therapy, University of Wales
BTec National Diploma Business and Finance, Exeter College

Mandi loves gardening and travel.

Aileen Hamilton

Secondary Art and Design

An art professional and qualified teacher, Aileen in ceramics, photography, life drawing, painting and modelling.

James Hoyle

FInancial Director

BA History (Oxford University)

Iain Foreman

English Language and Literature, Year 9 Tutor

PGCE Secondary, University of Nottingham
PhD. SOAS, University of London “The Cultural Poetics of Improvisation”. Explores the intersections between the hermeneutics of poetic sense and improvisatory practices.
M.A. Cultural Management, Universitat Internacional, Barcelona
M.Mus. Ethnomusicology, SOAS, University of London
M.A. Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh

Iain has published a number of scholarly articles on the links between literature and place, literature and sound recordings, and education.

Maria Iriarte

Assistant Headteacher Secondary, Mathematics and Model United Nations Teacher, Year 8 Tutor

BSc. Chemistry, University of Madrid
M.A. Sustainable Development, EOI, Madrid
PGCE Secondary and Primary, University of Nottingham
Teacher of Spanish as a Second Language, University of Barcelona
IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning MYP, UCJC Madrid

Maria always looks at the bright side of life. She loves travelling and living new adventures with her four young children.

Katie Galvaey

Chemistry, Biology and Physics, Year 11 Tutor

Masters Degree in Teaching and Learning
PGCE Secondary Physics (with all Sciences and QTS)
Bachelors Degree in Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology

Katie likes to explore in her campervan and by foot. She enjoys being in the sea and has a keen interest in learning about local history, wildlife and culture.

Jerry Lineham

Secondary PE

Ian Ryder

Secondary ICT Teacher

Natalie Ribbans

Secondary SEN Coordinator

Jessica Hallam

Dance and Musical Theatre

Joan Navarro


Nicole Lewis

Primary Music and Choir

Victor Laguna


Ursula Ragettli


Saray Gallego

Front of House, Communication and First Aid

Saray is qualified in Red Cross first aid care (ASI Asistencia Sanitaria Immediata Level II) and lifeguard training.

Saray loves to travel, read and she plays drums in a local percussion group.

Alex Hensel

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