As part of our ongoing commitment and development the school will have a coffee morning on Wednesday 13th February from 11 - 12pm. The aim of the morning will be to update parents on the curriculum.
The school is closed today 1st February due to the weather. Further and future updates will be uploaded here. The school apologises for any inconvenience caused.
Alhamdulillah pupils and families at Olive high contributed non perishable foods for the winter food bank. JazakAllah khair to all who contributed to this worthy project. The food collected was then taken to Burnley community kitchen to help the needy and homeless during the month of December .
Our year 7/8 pupils as part of the Citizenship curriculum went to Preston Combined courts visit. They had the opportunity firsthand to see the inside of a courtroom and understand the Judicial system and its processes. The pupils really enjoyed this aspect of learning and gave them a better insight of how the law and the Judicial system operates in our society.
The school held a food bazaar to raise money for special educational resources for children in Palestine. All the food was contributed by the pupils and their families. We would like to thank all who took part in this. we raised £1049.20. JazakAllah khair to all those who contributed and helped on the day.
As part of the History and Citizenship curriculum year 7 pupils visited the Heritage exhibition in Preston. This trip was an ongoing part of the schools curriculum enrichment process. It gave the pupils the opportunity to step back into history and see how the first community of people who arrived from the sub continent after world war 2 lived and the different types of employment they pursued.
Our open day for current year 6 pupils to start in September 2019 will be on Monday 15th October 2018 from 4:00pm till 6:00pm.
As part of the Citizenship curriculum enrichment programme our Year 7 pupils had the opportunity to go to parliament and visit the house of lords and house of commons under the guidance of our MP Julie Cooper. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity for our pupils and for some was the first time they actually visited London. The trip gave the pupils a great insight into what takes place in the house of parliament. and how decisions are made between members of parliament.
Year 7 had the opportunity to visit the Runway visitor park at Manchester airport as part of their Employment and Enterprise education. They had the opportunity to board the cabin of a DC10 aeroplane and also were taken through a presentation of the history of Manchester airport along with career opportunities.
The school hosted our local MP Julie Cooper who came in and spoke to the girls about how she represents constituents of the Burnley area in Parliament, what her job entails, her role and responsibilities as local MP.