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“The whole point of schools is that children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

Sir Michael Wilkins - Academy Principal and Chief Executive

Train to Teach with Outwood Teaching School Alliance

The Outwood Teaching School Alliance offers a training programme which seeks to develop outstanding teachers who consistently put students and children first in all that they do. As a large alliance of over 45 schools, we work with a range of partners to deliver a rich programme of experiences which ensures all of our School Direct student teachers enjoy the very highest quality of training; our belief is that every School Direct student teacher will have a huge impact upon and significantly improve the life chances of our pupils.

Latest News

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    Careers Event

    All KS4 & 5 students will have the opportunity to attend throughout the day


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    Celebrating Reading Success

    Star Readers At Outwood Grange Are Rewarded With Certificates, Medals And Trophies, Festive Tales From Storyteller Ian Douglas And Fantastic Music From School Band Junction 41.


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    More National Science and Engineering Competition Success

    Year 12 students Alex Bernini and Matthew Mcstay have just found out that their psychology STEM project has won a place in the national finals of the NSEC.


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    Outwood Grange Academy Sports Results

    The past 2 weeks of Outwood Grange Academy’s sporting results


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    Celebrating Year 7 & 8 Reading Success

    Next week we will be celebrating with the Accelerated Reader Awards.


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    Christmas Concert

    On Wednesday 10 December, students from Outwood Grange Academy and from the Outwood Primary Academies joined forces in a joint Christmas Concert performance at Wakefield Cathedral.


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    A level course students visited the NEC

    Students from the GCSE Textiles and Art and Design Textiles, A level course visited the NEC


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    Recommended Reads

    If you enjoyed The Hunger Games, you might like Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy. Some of our English teachers are reading these novels at the moment and can’t put them down! See Mrs Watson in the library for information.