Exam Results

Summer 2018 results day is Thursday 23rd August 2018. You will be able to collect your results between 10.00am and 12.30pm from the main hall.

Outlook Summer 2018

The new edition of Outlook is now available for you to download. Please click the link below.

Stay Safe Campaign

Information on Water Safety. Please read the document below.

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About Us

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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 1% 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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Outwood Academy Portland designated National Teaching School

We are delighted to announce that Outwood Academy Portland has been successful in achieving Teaching School status under the umbrella of the Outwood Institute of Education. Sir Michael Wilkins, Academy Principal and Chief Executive of OGAT, added “I am very proud of the success at Portland, and the hard work by staff and students that has made ‘Ofsted Outstanding’ and ‘Teaching School’ status possible.”

Teaching Schools take a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession, identifying leadership potential and providing support for other schools. Outwood Academy Portland is one of just 61 schools in the whole of England to be granted teaching school status in the latest round.

Teaching Schools have been in existence since 2011 and are all rated as “outstanding". They work with partner schools in an alliance to ensure high quality school-led initial teacher training and professional development opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career. They raise standards through supporting other schools, engage in research and development, and ensure that the most talented school leaders are spotted and supported to become successful headteachers.

Dr Philip Smith, the Principal of Outwood Academy Portland said: “I am delighted that Portland has been recognised as a centre of excellence. It is a great honour to be a Teaching School and to be in the position to improve the life-chances for children in other schools across our region. We are looking forward to working closely with the existing Outwood Institute of Education to spread the great work they do to the East Midlands and South Yorkshire”.

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Latest News

  • John Mann Summer School

    This year on 2nd – 5th July 2018 Outwood Academy Portland took 8 students to join a select group from schools from across the Bassetlaw area.

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  • Gold Chief Scouts Award

    On Monday 9th July 2018 Bronwyn C in Year 9 at Outwood Academy Portland received the highest award in Scouts, the Gold Chief Scouts Award, from the District Commissioner.

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  • Tilburg Trappers Ice Hockey Tournament

    On Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April 2018 Sam K in Year 7 from Outwood Academy Portland represented the Midlands in the Tilburg Trappers Ice Hockey Tournament in the Netherlands

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  • KS3 Accelerated Reader Awards

    On Wednesday 27th June 2018 Year 7 and 8 students attended an assembly to celebrate their outstanding reading skills.

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  • Children of Courage Awards

    On Monday 25th June 2018 Retford@Worksop Rotary Club held their 19th Annual Children of Courage Awards at the Masonic Hall, Queen Street, Worksop.

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  • Year 8 Graduation

    The Year 8 Graduation Ceremony at Outwood Academy Portland took place over 3 days on 20th, 21st and 22nd June 2018.

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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.

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