Olive AP Academy – Thurrock moves into new Tilbury building

Olive Academies is delighted to announce that Olive AP Academy – Thurrock has moved into a newly built academy building in Tilbury. Pupils and staff have already settled into the new state-of-the-art building with its brand new facilities. The alternative provision academy provides a broad curriculum to a diverse group of young people and children aged 11 to…

The Kingsfield Centre Pupil Referral Unit completes academy conversion process and becomes Olive AP Academy – Suffolk (Central)

Olive Academies is delighted to announce that The Kingsfield Centre Pupil Referral Unit completed the academy conversion process on 1st June 2017 and has become part of the Olive Academies multi-academy trust. The Kingsfield Centre will now be known as Olive AP Academy – Suffolk (Central). Olive Academies has worked in partnership with Suffolk County…

Olive Academies appoints Eileen Hinds as the trust’s first Director of Academy Effectiveness and Standards

Olive Academies (OA) multi-academy trust is delighted to announce that Eileen Hinds has been appointed as the trust’s first Director of Academy Effectiveness and Standards. Eileen will be working closely with OA’s chief executive, Mark Vickers to develop and improve the trust’s family of alternative provision academies. Eileen’s focus will be to support the leadership,…

New Olive AP Academy – Havering opens September 2016

From September 2016 the Olive AP Academy – Havering in Hornchurch, which includes the Robert Beard Youth Centre, will support up to 60 secondary school-aged young people who have left mainstream education and provide specialist help for pupils found to have additional learning needs such as dyslexia. On 3 November the academy celebrated its official…

New Academies Opening in 2016

In September 2015, Olive Academies opened the West Suffolk Outreach Service in Bury St Edmunds, which is going from strength to strength. OA is also shortly to open an alternative provision academy at the Kingsfield Centre in Stowmarket, and is currently working on a consultancy basis with Manor Green College in the London Borough of…

Spring Away Day

Young people and staff from Thurrock’s Pupil Support Service attended a session with the Olive Academies’ Board of Trustees and Executive Team in early March. The purpose of the away day was to explore how Olive Academies can ensure that its vision and values reflects the views of the young people and staff as the…