Department for Education announces funding package to support the transition of Year 11 students in alternative provision

Olive Academies is delighted that funding from the Department for Education has been secured for targeted transition and mentoring support for Year 11 pupils in alternative provision (AP) schools and academies across England. Mark Vickers, Chief Executive at Olive Academies and Chair of the AP/SEND MAT CEO Network, has been involved in weekly discussions with…

An update from Olive Academies in response to the Coronavirus

On 18 March 2020 the Prime Minister announced school closures as part of the government’s strategy to control the spread of the Coronavirus across England. In response, Olive Academies staff from across our network pulled together, worked fast and developed new support plans for all our students and their families. These plans were rolled out…

Great news! Exam results 2019

Our three alternative provision (AP) academies in East London and East of England have all performed way above national averages for AP schools and pupil referral units in this year’s exams. Exams results for 2019 from across the Trust tell the story of how strong leadership in our academies, continued improvements across the Trust, high…

Innovative OA project launches in partnership with Emperor

As part of Olive Academies’ commitment to give our students quality work experience and to develop their ambitions, OA students are being given the opportunity to take their creative learning to a professional level. Emperor, the creative corporate and brand communications agency, is offering OA students the chance to work alongside their top design and communications consultants on an innovative project. During this academic year, over twenty students from…