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Arrangements for the start of the 2019-20 Academic year

As we reach the end of the summer break, please find below the arrangements for students starting with us or returning to the academy for the 2019-20 academic year.

We have inset days on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd September.

We are excited to welcome our new year 7 students on Wednesday 4th September, with all other students (years 8, 9, 10 and 11) joining us on Thursday 5th September.

Students are expected to arrive on-site by 8:15.

Enjoy the final few days of your break, we are looking forward to seeing you all, refreshed and reinvigorated for another successful year at the academy.

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Calling all former students!

If you are a former student of Outwood Academy Adwick, we want to hear from you!

Your experiences since leaving could help to inspire our current students in making decisions about their future. We’d love you to join our alumni network and stay connected with the Academy.

We’ve partnered with the national education charity Future First, who specialise in helping academies like ours to stay connected with their former students.

You can choose how and when you help – perhaps you can act as a career and education role model, provide work experience or become a mentor.

It doesn’t matter when you left us, whether you’re in further education or employment, whether you still live nearby or have moved further away, there are still ways you can help.

In order to sign up, just follow this link and fill in the online form – we promise it will only take a couple of minutes:
Click here for the link

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Latest News

  • Macmillan Bake Off

    Outwood Academy Adwick are proud to share that they raised £286.87 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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  • Kingswood

    Almost 100 students participated in the Year 8 Graduation Kingswood residential.

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  • Small scale ecosystems enquiry

    The new Year 9's in their first few weeks of GCSE Geography have been developing their knowledge of ecosystems and they all went on an on site field trip to visit the schools very own trio of ponds.

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  • Traffic Surveys

    During the last week of term, all new Year 8 groups have been out of their classrooms doing on school site fieldwork and completing their own geographical enquiries based on a traffic survey.

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Upcoming Events

Sports Fixtures

  • Monday 14th October – Y7 and Y9 v Don Valley (Home)
  • Monday 21st October – Y8 and Y10 v Don Valley (Away)
  • Wednesday 6th November – Y7 and Y8 5-a-side Tournament at Rossington (Away)
  • Wednesday 13th November – Y9 and Y10 5-a-side Tournament at Rossington (Away)
  • Wednesday 20th November – Y7/8 v Rossington (Home)
  • Wednesday 27th November – Y9/10 v Rossington (Away)
    More fixtures to follow…

Trips

  • Wednesday 20th November 2019 – Criminology Student Conference (Post 16)
  • Thursday 28th November 2019 – Save a Life Health and Social care day (Year 10)
  • Monday 27th January 2020 – Ashleigh Porter Exley Visit (Year 9)
  • Tuesday 4th February 2020 – University of Huddersfield Taster Day (Year 10)
  • Wednesday 12th February 2020 – GCSE Science Live at Sheffield City Hall
  • Wednesday 26th February 2020 – HeppSY Bus Visit (Year 9)
  • Tuesday 3rd March 2020 – Subject Taster Day (Year 10)
  • Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Escape the Jungle (Year 9) at Sheffield Hallam University
  • Wednesday 22nd April 2020 – Bishop Grosseteste University Day
  • Friday 3rd July 2020 – Mansfield College Taster Day (Year 9)
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Outwood Academy Adwick Results day 2019

Staff, students and proud families at Outwood Academy Adwick are celebrating following the great achievements from this year’s GCSE results. 62% of students attained passes in both English and maths.

English has been a significant highlight with 79% of students achieving a Grade 4 and 64% a Grade 5, with 12 Grade 9’s awarded.

These results are testament to the hard work of students and the support and guidance from staff throughout the year. Science results on average are a whole grade higher than the previous year and Art results are amongst the best nationally.

Significant high performances include;

  • Taylor Cousins who achieved a grade 9 in both English and maths.
  • Abbie Moorcroft who achieved 6 Grade 9s and a Grade 8
  • Dan Parsley who achieved 5 Grade 9s
  • Stephanie Waddoups who achieved 3 Grade 9s
  • Kyle Peters who achieved a Grade 9, four Grade 8s, a Grade 7 and a Grade 6

These outcomes are not possible without the dedication and support from academy staff, parents and carers, to which we are extremely grateful.

A-Level Results 2019

Outwood Academy Adwick staff, students and their families are again celebrating fantastic A-Level and vocational exam results. A high proportion have secured the top grades with 27% of entries achieving A*-A in A-levels and equivalents, and 61% achieving A* –D.

All staff are incredibly proud of these outcomes and it is testament to the hard work of students and staff, and it is also an important time to thank parents and carers for their support this year.

These results have enabled students to access their future education and career aspirations, with students securing places at Russell Group universities and preparing to begin studying degrees in subjects such as Physics with Space Science, International Relationships and Politics, Equine Science, Primary Education and a student who has a gained a place with Manchester City Football Club in a coaching role.

Whilst each and every student has their personal success story, notable achievements include;

  • Christy Woolley who achieved a Distinction Star and a Distinction in Art and C grades in English and History A-levels. Christy will go on to study at Leeds University of Fine Art.
  • Gabriel Woodhouse achieved A, B, B, D and will be going to study Psychology at a Russell Group University.
  • Alicia Hawcock achieved Distinction Star, Distinction and a grade B and will be going to study Psychology at the University of Leeds.
  • Jess Moses achieved Distinction Star, Distinction, grade B and a grade D and will be going to study Policing at De Montford University.

We wish all of our students our best wishes and look forward to hearing of their future successes.

Letters to Parents

Students arriving late / leaving during the academy day

From Monday 15th July 2019, if your child arrives on site after 8.45am, they will be required to sign in at the visitor entrance on Tenter Balk Lane. The student entrance off Windmill Balk Lane will not be in use between the hours of 8.45am and 2.30pm. If your child is leaving site during these hours, please collect them via the visitor entrance.