What makes an Olive AP Academy different?
Olive Academies provides enriching opportunities for children and young people who have been unable to succeed in their current educational setting. We offer them the chance to learn in small well-supported groups with a focus on therapeutic approaches and purposeful learning.
Every OA student works with their own OA coach. Our coaches provide nurturing one-to-one care and support, mentoring them throughout their time at our academy and during their transition back into mainstream school.
Children and young people are usually referred to one of our academies for a brief period of tailored support before returning to a mainstream school or progressing to an apprenticeship or college course.
In addition to the opportunities we are able to give to our young people, all of our staff are valued as professionals. We believe in investing in them to ensure that they develop as inspirational educational role models. We strive to achieve excellence through all that we do.
The values that underpin our work are: