The Olive School, Hackney is a Muslim-faith primary which opened in 2013. It is part of the successful Star Academies trust and has three forms of entry. It uses the Core Knowledge Sequence curriculum, alongside the National Curriculum, to develop children’s cultural and academic knowledge. As well as educational excellence, character development and service to communities are fundamental to the school's ethos. On Friday afternoons all pupils also work in phase groups on social enterprise and community service projects.