Outwood Academy Adwick

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Outwood Academy Adwick
Address
Windmill Balk Lane


,
DN6 7SF

England
Coordinates53°33′57″N 1°11′44″W / 53.56578°N 1.19556°W / 53.56578; -1.19556Coordinates: 53°33′57″N 1°11′44″W / 53.56578°N 1.19556°W / 53.56578; -1.19556
Information
TypeAcademy
Motto"Students First"
Local authorityDoncaster
Department for Education URN135963 Tables
OfstedReports
PrincipalAndrew Scruby
GenderMixed
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1,070 as of January 2018
Capacity1,300
Colour(s)Purple and gold          
PublicationOutlook Magazine
Website

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.[1]

The school is operated by Outwood Grange Academies Trust, and the current principal is Andrew Scruby.[1] It publishes a newsletter, Outlook Magazine, on a termly basis.[2]

History[edit]

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.

Facade of original Outwood Academy Adwick building, viewed across its car park in 2009

The school converted to academy status in September 2009 and was renamed Outwood Academy Adwick.

In October 2011, work began on a £16m rebuild.[3] The new school site opened to pupils in February 2013.[4]

Notable former pupils[edit]

Percy Jackson Grammar School[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Outwood Academy Adwick". get-information-schools.service.gov.uk. Department for Education. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Outlook Magazine". www.adwick.outwood.com. Outwood Academy Adwick. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Academy rises with steel construction". New Steel Construction. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Outwood Academy Adwick reports record results". Doncaster Free Press. 26 November 2013. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Tracing the history of Percy Jackson Grammar School in Doncaster". www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Tracing the history of Percy Jackson Grammar School in Doncaster". www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Tracing the history of Percy Jackson Grammar School in Doncaster". www.doncasterfreepress.co.uk. Retrieved 28 March 2019.

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