St. Leonard's CEP Academy

"Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it" Proverb 22:6

The Olive Branch

What is The Olive Branch?

The community is at the heart of all we do. With a cost of living crisis, more families than ever are finding it difficult to keep on top of rising bills. The school has opened The Olive Branch to help support those families with the greatest need.


How do I get help?


Please email:


If you are suffering financial hardship, The Olive Branch can offer advice, guidance and supplies to help in these difficult times. In the future, we hope to offer with financial planning, meal ideas and signposting to external services.

How can I help The Olive Branch?

Time - Volunteer to support the stocking and distribution of goods


Support- Know any businesses that would support The Olive Branch?


Donations- Help us keep stocked up


We have basic supplies in our store but we are always looking for extra supplies from the community. In particular:


  • Toiletries
  • Tinned goods
  • Dried pasta
  • Fruit squash
  • Tea / Coffee / Long life milk


  • Canned fish / meat
  • Cereal bars
  • Soups and stew