National helpline to support parents with home learning

National helpline to support parents with home learning

A new national helpline for parents and carers will provide personalised support and advice on home learning to support pupils until schools re-open. StarLine is a free telephone helpline which offers parents and carers personalised advice and support from a team of...
World Book Day

World Book Day

World book day 2020 will be celebrated on Thursday the 5th of march this year! This years theme is ‘share a story’.Children will be dressing up as book characters from well known books and taking part in lots of exciting activities such as the Bumper Book...
Children’s Mental Heath Week

Children’s Mental Heath Week

WHSmith and children’s mental health charity Place2Be have teamed up to help schools show their support for children’s emotional well-being. Children’s Mental Health Week (3 – 9 February 2020) is a perfect opportunity for schools to promote the importance of...
Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Today’s readers, tomorrow’s leaders

Star Academies has recently launched a series of exciting new reading initiatives to promote the joys and benefits of reading. Pupils will take part in a series of creative and engaging activities designed to foster and celebrate their love of reading, whilst...
Open Evening Events

Open Evening Events

Our Open Evenings are a chance for prospective pupils and their families to see our Academy in action. With exciting displays, in-class demonstrations and activities, they are a great opportunity to meet our pupils and speak to members of our staff in detail about the...
Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to Our New Website

Welcome to The Olive School, Small Heath’s new website. We hope that you find it easy to use and full of the information you require, whether you are a current or prospective parent or a member of the wider community.If you have any feedback, or suggestions for...
The Olive School, Small Heath opens its doors

The Olive School, Small Heath opens its doors

After months of meticulous planning and preparation, The Olive School, Small Heath is now a reality and will welcome pupils from across the full spectrum of the primary phase when it officially opens its doors on Monday 9th September. Children in the school’s...
Open Evening Events

Parent Induction Events

Parent Induction Events will be held for all parents of children attending The Olive School, Small Heath from September 2019. These events will provide an opportunity to find out more about the school and Star Academies, as well as the mission, vision and values that...