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Outwood Grange Academy
Potovens Lane
Outwood
Wakefield
West Yorkshire
WF1 2PF

P: 01924 204350 

Jane Sheard - Receptionist

Directions to Outwood Grange Academy

From the North

A1 South to A1/M1 link south. On M1 at junction 41 take A650 towards Wakefield, (1st Exit off the roundabout). Take the first left (slip road) towards Carr Gate/ Wrenthorpe/ Kirkhamgate and merge onto Bradford Road. At the cross roads (traffic lights) turn left onto Potovens Lane. Continue on Potovens Lane after a sharp bend to the left Outwood Grange Academy entrance is on the right.

From the South

M1 North exit motorway at Junction 41. Take 3rd exit off the roundabout A650 towards Wakefield. Take the first left (slip road) towards Carr Gate/ Wrenthorpe/ Kirkhamgate and merge onto Bradford Road. At cross roads (traffic lights) turn left onto Potovens Lane. Continue on Potovens Lane after a sharp bend to the left Outwood Grange Academy entrance is on the right.

From the West

M62 East bound to Junction 29 taking the M1 south, exit at junction 41 take A650 towards Wakefield, (1st Exit off the roundabout). Take the first left (slip road) towards Carr Gate/ Wrenthorpe/ Kirkhamgate and merge onto Bradford Road. At cross roads (traffic lights) turn left onto Potovens Lane. Continue on Potovens Lane after a sharp bend to the left Outwood Grange Academy entrance is on the right.

From the East

M62 West bound to Junction 29 taking M1 south, exit at junction 41 take A650 towards Wakefield, (1st Exit off the roundabout). Take the first left (slip road) towards Carr Gate/ Wrenthorpe/ Kirkhamgate and merge onto Bradford Road. At cross roads (traffic lights) turn left onto Potovens Lane. Continue on Potovens Lane after a sharp bend to the left Outwood Grange Academy entrance is on the right.

Travel to the Academy by Train

Leeds to Sheffield Line, Outwood Station. To travel from the station to the Academy can be done on foot and will take approximately 10 minutes. Exit station turning left along Lingwell Gate lane towards Potovens Lane. At the junction with Potovens Lane turn right and up the slight incline past the health centre on the left, you will find Outwood Grange Academy a little further along on the left hand side of the road.

Travel to the Academy by Bus

Taking the Bus from Wakefield city centre the bus route 174 or 175 stops on Potovens Lane. The bus currently leaves Wakefield at;
0547, 0710, 0812, 0910, 1010, 1110, 1210, 1330, 1410, 1530, 1615 and 1715
Arriving at Potovens Lane at;
0600, 0723, 0825, 0923, 1023, 1123, 1223, 1343, 1423, 1543, 1628, and 1728.
This information was correct as of 1.7.13. Details should be checked against local bus timetables which can be found on the internet.

Visitor Parking at Outwood Grange Academy

Visitor parking is limited; spaces are allocated in the main car park to the right and are clearly marked. All visitors should report to reception. Visitors are asked to consider those who live on Potovens Lane when parking their vehicle near to the Academy. Our neighbours are very tolerant and we respectfully ask that you do not block driveways and exit points. The drop off point on the driveway should not be used for parking.

Visitors should not overtake other cars at the pickup point to reduce the possibility of traffic incidents.

Please include as much of the following information that is applicable to you:

  • Your Name
  • Your telephone number and address
  • The name of your child – if from a parent
  • The name of the person you are wanting to contact, if known
  • Details about your enquiry

Attendance Reporting

To report an absence or to contact the attendance office:

Tel: +44(0)1924 204 350 Ext 250
E-Mail: attendance@grange.outwood.com

Janet Levitt – Director of Attendance and Student Welfare