Outwood Academy Ripon

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Outwood Academy Ripon
Type Academy
Executive Principal Robert Tarn
Principal Angela Sweeten
Location Clotherholme Road
North Yorkshire
Coordinates: 54°08′22″N 1°32′22″W / 54.139470°N 1.539440°W / 54.139470; -1.539440
DfE number 815/4203
DfE URN 137412 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Houses Brunel,Magellan and Curie.
Website www.ripon.outwood.com//

Outwood Academy Ripon is a small, coeducational secondary academy school situated in the city of Ripon, in North Yorkshire, England.

The school provides for approximately 470 pupils, including those in the sixth form. The school principal is Angela Sweeten, and the executive principal, Robert Tarn.

Previously known as Ripon City School until 1999 and Ripon College until 2011, it is one of over 11 secondary schools in the local area, including nearby selective Ripon Grammar School, and the more distant Thirsk School and Sixth Form College and Boroughbridge High School.

In 2000 teacher James Kelly of the previous North Ripon College was the regional winner of a teaching award in the "Most Outstanding New Teacher" category.[1]

On 11 November 2015, Up to 40 pupils at the school simultaneously fell ill and showed signs of "sickness and feeling faint sometime between 11:00 and 11.30", police said.[2]


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