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Olive Hill Primary Academy

Olive Hill, a Primary Academy in Halesowen, is a leading partnership school within the Stour Vale Teacher Training Hub. We offer experience opportunities for prospective trainee teachers who are thinking about a career in teaching.

Olive Hill is a two-form entry school that is rated as 'Good' by Ofsted (2022). Our core value is the belief that we are here for each and every child. We believe in giving every child what they need to be happy children, confident individuals, responsible citizens and successful learners.

In delivering our core value, we demonstrate a commitment to excellence and continuous growth through developing leadership in every role, trust and transparency. Our school motto is: learning together, achieving success.

About our school experience


The experience includes:
*Opportunities to visit lessons in your preferred Key Stage (EYFS, KS1 or KS2)
*Learn about our teacher training courses
*Meet current trainees
*Ask as many questions as you need!

Start and finish times
09:30 to 12:00 - Flexible

Individual circumstances are considered. Please contact us for more information.

Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos

Teacher training

Stour Vale are a regional teacher training hub for the University of Worcester offering a wide variety of PGCE courses for both Primary and Secondary. We work with a wide range of schools across the Black Country, South Staffordshire, and Shropshire to place student teachers, and deliver local training sessions for the region from our Black Country Hub.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • They must live within 12 miles of the school
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving license
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Springfield Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8JZ
Map showing Olive Hill Primary Academy

Not available on site

Free parking is available on the local side streets by the school.

Disability and access details

We offer facilities and provide an inclusive environment for students, staff and school experience candidates with disability and access needs. We're happy to discuss your disability or access needs before or as part of your school experience request.

Springfield Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 8JZ
School phases
Early years, Primary (4 to 11)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.