School Meal Price Change

From the start of the Summer Term (20th April) Notts County Council will be increasing the cost of a school meal from £2.10 to £2.15.

About Us

Sir michael

“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.

Visit the Outwood Institute of Education Website

Latest News

  • Year 10/11 Easter Intervention

    Details of bus timetables for Easter holiday intervention


  • Outwood Academy Portland wins Top National Award

    Outwood Academy Portland, part of Outwood Grange Academies Trust, was recognised at the National Pupil Premium Awards 2015 for its outstanding performance with disadvantaged students. The Academy was awarded the highest regional prize of £100,000.


  • Futsal Success

    The U14 girls are now the Futsal County Champions (the first time we have held this title) and the U16 are the Runners up in the county!


  • Bravery Award for PC Hegg

    Outwood Worksop’s very own police officer, PC Hegg, was awarded for bravery on duty recently.


  • Roller Hockey Success

    Outwood Academy Portland student to represent Great Britain in the AAU Junior Olympics and World Cup Championships.


  • 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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Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. We will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when.

By sharing your views, you’ll be helping your child’s school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about your child's school.