About Us

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

Sir Michael Wilkins - Chief Executive

Outwood Academy Portland is a truly amazing place; the combination of outstanding, caring staff and committed, hardworking students makes every day remarkable.

The level of progress and achievement made by students is breathtaking, with results exceeding the top 5% of the country and students maturing into well rounded, intelligent, young adults – it is easy to see why staff and students value their time at Portland.

The learning environment and supportive ethos is all part of our vision, to offer a level of education that is undoubtedly world class.

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Latest News

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    New "Command Joe's" Enrichment Club

    All year groups welcome to take part in leadership skills, fun fitness, military tasks, team building and confidence building. Please go to Scott 1 at 2:30pm to meet Steven Sherlock, our Commando Joe's Team Leader. For any further information please see Mrs Parker.


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    Uniform Collection

    Click for further details regarding uniform collection for year 7's and those families with children in years 8-11 who have ordered new items.


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    Video: GCSE results boom for Outwood Academy Portland

    Staff and students have celebrated another bumper year for GCSE results at Outwood Academy Portland in Worksop.


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    2014 Exam Results

    We are pleased to announce that Portland has improved for the 4th consecutive year and achieved a fantastic 76% under the new measure of 5 A*-C including English and Maths at GCSE - well done to all students and staff!


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    Collection of 2014 exam results

    How to collect your exam results 2014.


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    Word of the Week winner 1st and 8th July 2014

    The winners of word of the week were Katy Canavan in year 10 and Leah Sinnott in year 8.


PE Department

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    Yr 8/9 Girls County Rounders Tournament

    The Yr 8/9 girls rounders team won the area competition in June competing against other schools in the Bassetlaw area.


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    Year 7 Cricket district tournament

    On Thursday 19th June 2014 we hosted the year 7 Cricket tournament and finished 3rd overall. They played in some very close matches throughout but lost out to overall winners Retford Oaks. The following boys were involved: Matthew Beer Oliver Billau Matthew Clarke Dale Collinson Leon Hughes Leighton Marshall Macauley Peacock also well done to Brad Friel, Kyle Squires and Jamie Heeley for umpiring and scoring the matches.


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    Year 8 & 9 Rounder’s district tournament

    On Wednesday 11th June 2014 both our year 8 and year 9 teams won their tournament by beating Retford Oaks and hosts Tuxford Academy. Well done everyone.


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