"Every one of you (people) is a shepherd. And every one is responsible for whatever falls under his responsibility. A man is like a shepherd of his own family, and he is responsible for them." (Bukhari and Muslim)

Olive Elementary Academy fully recognises its responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its pupils.

The purpose of our safeguarding policy is to provide a secure framework for the workforce in safeguarding and promoting those pupils who attend our academy. The policy aims to ensure that:

Safeguarding at Olive is considered to be everyone’s responsibility and as such our academy aims to create the safest environment within which every pupil has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.


Safer Recruitment
Olive is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To assist in this, the Academy follows a formal Recruitment Procedure for the employment of all staff and volunteers.