About Us

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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

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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Train to Teach with the OIE


The Outwood Institute of Education is currently recruiting trainee teachers for primary and secondary places across our Family of Schools. This one year course, starting in September 2015, is suitable for graduates looking to make a difference in a rewarding and stimulating profession. Please see our website below for more details.

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Latest News

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    Gateway to Success

    North Notts Arena played host to students, staff and families from Valley and Portland for this exciting joint event.


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    The Rotary Club of Worksop Presents a Musical Evening

    The Rotary Club of Worksop is hosting a musical evening performed by the members of the music department at Outwood Academy Portland past and present.


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    Excellent Careers Guidance for students at Outwood

    Staff and students at Outwood Academy Portland and the Post-16 Centre have been celebrating after landing a top award.


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    Key Stage 4 Awards Evening

    The Key Stage 4 Awards Evening was a great success.


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    The WOW Factor

    Outwood Academy Portland will be hosting the WOW Factor on December 12th at 7pm in the main hall. Do you sit and watch ‘X Factor’ and think I can do better than that? Do your friends and family say ‘you have an amazing voice?’


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    Yr 11 Gateway to Success Event

    The event is on Thursday 15th January at the North Notts Community Arena, Worksop and is open to students and their parents.


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