Annabel Bates appointed as new Director of Academies

Following an extensive and rigorous recruitment process, Olive Academies has appointed Annabel Bates as the trust’s new Director of Academies. Annabel comes with significant expertise in the fields of inclusive practice, education leadership and curriculum design. She previously worked for United Borders, a London-based charity working with marginalised children and young people, where she developed innovative models of learning and…

Launch lunch at Olive AP Academy – Thurrock

To celebrate the completion of our new academy building in Thurrock, a celebratory lunch and “open day” was hosted at Olive AP Academy – Thurrock in Tilbury last Friday 9th March. It was an opportunity for our guests from local schools and the local authority to meet our academy staff, headteacher Jo Hill, Olive Academies’…