About Us

Outwood Grange Academy is based in the cathedral city of Wakefield and we are proud to be rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every students. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning.

Outwood Grange Academy opened in September 2009 as an Academy of Excellence, sponsored by Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT).

Find out more about OGAT's vision and values

Leadership Team

Chief Executive
Sir Martyn Oliver
Chief Executive Principal
Julie Slater
Executive Principal
Lynn James
Associate Executive Principal
Toby Rutter
Andrew Downing
Vice Principal
Richard Larder
Vice Principal
Laura McFadyen
Vice Principal
Nicola Thomas
Vice Principal
Lee Woods
Susan Ingle
Business Manager
Katie Brown
Assistant Principal
Elizabeth English
Assistant Principal
Julekha Motara
Assistant Principal
Katie Rutter
Assistant Principal (Post 16)
Thomas Highnett
Associate Assistant Principal
Teresa Griffith
Associate Assistant Principal
Paul Johnston
Associate Assistant Principal
Matthew Smith

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