Outwood Academy Adwick
|Outwood Academy Adwick|
Windmill Balk Lane
|Department for Education URN||135963 Tables|
|Age||11 to 18|
|Enrolment||1,070 as of January 2018[update]|
|Colour(s)||Purple and gold|
Outwood Academy Adwick is a mixed secondary school and sixth form with academy status located in Woodlands, South Yorkshire, England. It has a comprehensive admissions policy, with 1,070 pupils on roll as of 2018[update].
First known as Percy Jackson Grammar School, the school became comprehensive in 1968 when it merged with Adwick High School, a Secondary Modern School which was located next door. The new school was renamed Adwick School.
The school was later granted specialist status as a Technology College and was renamed North Doncaster Technology College.
The school converted to academy status in September 2009 and was renamed Outwood Academy Adwick.
Notable former pupils
Percy Jackson Grammar School
- Fred Spira (1939 entrant), businessman
- Raymond Hide CBE FRS (1940 entrant), Professor of Physics
- Richard Lumb (1961 entrant), cricketer (batsman) for Yorkshire
- Roy Cromack (1950 entrant), road cyclist
- Christine Moody (1951 entrant), road cyclist
- Ken Cooke (1950 entrant), author of the book on the history of the school.
- "Outwood Academy Adwick". get-information-schools.service.gov.uk. Department for Education. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
- "Outlook Magazine". www.adwick.outwood.com. Outwood Academy Adwick. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
- "Academy rises with steel construction". New Steel Construction. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
- "Outwood Academy Adwick reports record results". Doncaster Free Press. 26 November 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
- "Tracing the history of Percy Jackson Grammar School in Doncaster". www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
- "Tracing the history of Percy Jackson Grammar School in Doncaster". www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
- "Tracing the history of Percy Jackson Grammar School in Doncaster". www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
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