The Olive School, Birmingham

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About The Olive School, Birmingham

Name The Olive School, Birmingham
Ofsted Inspections
Ms Rifat Batool
Address 215 Reddings Lane, Birmingham, B11 3EY
Phone Number 01216577100
Phase Academy
Type Free schools
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Muslim
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 632
Local Authority Birmingham
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school Pupils' attainment at the end of key stage 1 is significantly higher than the national average in reading, writing and mathematics.

Under the expert guidance of the principal, leaders have secured consistently high-quality teaching and curriculum planning. This results in pupils of all ages and different starting points making substantial progress in learning. Teaching is outstanding.

Pupils respond well to their teachers' very high expectations. Pupils' behaviour is exemplary, both in lessons and around the school. They have very positive attitudes to learning and love coming to school.

Learning coaches are highly skille...d in supporting the learning of individuals and groups of pupils. They make a significant contribution to these pupils' progress. Leaders at all levels are determined to ensure that pupils reach very high academic standards.

They put robust systems in place to ensure that all staff know how excellence can be achieved. The school provides outstanding opportunities for pupils' personal development and welfare. Pupils are diligent and hard working.

They learn how to become caring, responsible citizens who contribute to the life of the school and the wider community. Pupils greatly enjoy a rich and exciting curriculum that fires their imaginations, providing memorable experiences that engage and enthuse them. Children get off to a flying start in the excellent early years provision.

From the outset they are taught how to be expert learners and achieve very well in all areas of learning. Governors are skilled, knowledgeable and know the school extremely well. They provide high levels of support and challenge to ensure that pupils get the highest quality of education.

Leaders have correctly identified that, in all classes, a very small minority of pupils with low prior attainment need further help with spelling and handwriting.

Information about this school

The school opened on 1 September 2016. It is a Muslim designated faith school and is part of Star Academies.

The trust is run by a board of trustees which has delegated responsibility to the local governing body. The school is located on a temporary site in inner Birmingham on the ground floor of a two-storey local authority library building, with further classrooms housed on the site. Currently, the school has Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 classes and is growing year on year until it has the full primary age range.

Almost all of the pupils are from minority ethnic groups. About two thirds are pupils of Pakistani heritage. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is well above average.

The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is slightly above average. The proportion of pupils with SEND is above average. The school runs a breakfast club.

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