A pioneering network of alternative provision schools across London and the East of England.
Olive AP Academy - Thurrock is part of the Olive Academies multi-academy trust which specialises in supporting children at risk of exclusion and young people who have been been permanently excluded from school.
Our family of alternative provision (AP) academies work together and share their expertise to give our students the best support and educational experience possible. We are ambitious about what our pupils are able to achieve.
Olive Academies' mission is to provide all our students with nurturing and inspiring learning opportunities which will re-engage them in education - and transform their lives.
At Olive Academies we believe that every child and young person has the ability and the right to learn and achieve
All our academies are vibrant communities which:
- give young people real world curriculum experiences
- deliver outstanding teaching
- develop dynamic leadership (including staff and student leadership)
- create a culture of respect.
Olive Academies was established in 2013 and we employ over 120 members of staff across our five academies and at our Training and Development Centre.
Olive Academies is a charitable company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 8747464.
Olive AP Academy - Cambridge
Our alternative provision academy in Cambridge, supports young people from across the city and surrounding villages. There are up to 35 students aged between 11 and 16 on roll at the academy. The academy joined Olive Academies multi-academy trust in May 2021.
Olive AP Academy - Havering
Our academy in Hornchurch, in the London Borough of Havering, supports young people aged between 11 and 16 who have been permanently excluded from school. The Olive Academies Training and Development Centre is also based at the academy.
Olive AP Academy - Nene Valley
Our academy based in Wisbech joined Olive Academies multi-academy trust in May 2021. There are up to 35 students aged between 11 and 16 on roll at the academy.
Olive AP Academy - Suffolk
Our alternative provision academy in Stowmarket supports up to 94 pupils, aged between 7 and 16.
Olive AP Academy - Thurrock
Based in Tilbury, 40 minutes from central London, our purpose built academy building welcomed students in the summer of 2017. The academy has up to 96 pupils aged between 11 and 16 on roll at one time.
Partnerships are the the key to making our academies into thriving, inclusive, successful learning communities. We work hard to involve parents, carers and local communities our academies; establishing partnerships with mainstream schools, local authorities, charities, local and national businesses and community organisations.
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Our curriculum approach
Inspiring, active purposeful learning. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum designed according to individual needs.
Work with us
A supportive and innovative place to work. Join a team of people who are passionate about removing barriers to learning for children and young people.
Information about how the academy is governed.