Our Executive Headteacher

Collette Hunnisett is Executive Headteacher of both Olive AP Academy – Havering and Olive AP Academy – Thurrock. She was appointed headteacher of Olive AP Academy – Thurrock in April 2019 and since then has been unwavering in her commitment to OA students and staff.

She has built partnerships with the local authority, schools and community groups and developed a creative and imaginative curriculum. 

Along with her team, Collette is dedicated to keeping the wellbeing of students, families and staff at the heart of both academies.

Collette says: “I’m proud to be working with Gary Haines, Head of Academy, to develop Olive AP Academy – Havering into a centre of excellence that gives our students the opportunities they deserve and demonstrates the best inclusive practice in education.

To contact Collette please email info.havering@oliveacademies.org.uk.