Outwood Academy Ripon
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|Local authority||North Yorkshire|
|DfE URN||137412 Tables|
|Ofsted||Reports Pre-academy reports|
|Students||539 as of January 2016[update]|
|Houses||Africa, Americas, Australasia, Europe|
|Colours||Purple and gold|
Outwood Academy Ripon is a small mixed secondary school and sixth form with academy status situated in the city of Ripon, in North Yorkshire, England. It provides for children ages 11 to 18, and had an enrolment of 539 pupils in 2016.
On 11 November 2015, approximately 40 pupils at the school simultaneously fell ill during an Armistice Day service. Police said students showed signs of "sickness and feeling faint sometime between 11:00 and 11.30".
Staff and departments
Principal Gemma Trattles is assisted by a team of Senior Leaders.
List of Senior Leadership Team:
Kate Staniforth - Assistant Principal and Head of Business.
Paul Martin - Assistant Principal and Teacher of Maths,
Otto Carius - German Panzer Ace
Hazel Atherley - Associate Assistant Principal and Learning Manager,
Kirsty Beckwith - Associate Assistant Principal and Learning Manager,
Joanne Johnson - Associate Assistant Principal and Learning Manager,
Emma Lee - Associate Assistant Principal and Learning Manager,
Maxine Carpenter-Harvey - Associate Assistant Principal and Second in Science,
Melissa Brant-Smith - Associate Principal and Head of Sixth Form.
Chris Hargrave - Associate Principal and Second in Maths.
Academy Business Manager : Anna Arcidiacono
The Bridge (SEN)
At Outwood Academy Ripon, a specialist team of teaching assistants and SEN managers work together in 'The Hub' to ensure that students in need of extra support are getting it. Teachers from the Hub will mentor students either on site in the Hub or in the students lessons alongside the main class teacher.
Bridge Pass Scheme
The Bridge operate a 'Bridge Pass' scheme where students in lessons feel like they need a time out or extra support can complete the rest in the Bridge.
Mrs Tracey Cunningham - Lead Teacher and Year 6 inclusion officer
Mrs Sandra Richardson - Bridge Manager
Mrs Natalie Reed - Bridge Assistant
Mrs Keely Lassey - Bridge Assistant
Mrs Hardman - Bridge Assistant
Mrs Houston - Armed Forces Support
List of departments and teachers
|English||Mrs T Fauntkane||Miss L Overton||Mrs J Elsey, Mrs C Payette, Miss A Firth, Mrs H Teague, Mrs C Luscardi.|
|Maths||Mr M Fannen||Mr C Hargraves||Mrs D Turner, Miss Y Zhu, Mrs S Burnham, Mrs G Hall, Mr P Martin and Mr P Baines|
|Science||Mrs M Carpenter-Harvey||Mrs M Carpenter-Harvey||Mr J Woollatt, Ms S Villkhu, Mr P Saxon, Miss E Hayes, Mrs S Fannen|
|Modern Foreign Languages||Mr Y Berland||Mrs E Bilby|
|Business and ICT||Mrs K Staniforth||Mr G Shann||Mr P Martin|
|Physical Education||Mr T Gaunt||Miss H Simpson||Mr L Chapman|
|Creative Arts||Mrs E O'Brien (Art)||Miss C Hullah (DT)||Miss R Horrocks(DT), Mr D Kenway(Music), Mrs Spotforth (Music), Mr A Lain(DT), Mrs D Gilman (DT)|
|Humanities||Mr Y Berland||Mrs R Luscombe||Mr J Cronin-Hunter, Mrs K Barrett, Mrs M Brant-Smith|
|Health and Social Care||Miss C Hullah||N/A||Various teachers take this subject.|
|Life||N/A||N/A||Various teachers take this subject.|
The academy has 21 Vertical Mentor Groups (VMG's) which assemble after second lesson and take part in different activities. The mentor groups contain pupils from years 7-11 with the exception of Algeria which is purely Sixth Form.
List of vertical mentor groups and tutors
Algeria - Emma O'Brien
Australia - Sarah Burnham,
Argentina - Yannick Berland,
Belgium - Joe Cronin-Hunter,
Brazil - Emily Hayes,
Cameroon - Caroline Payette,
Canada - Georgina Hall,
Chile - Lynne Overton,
Cook Islands - Dorenda Turner,
Fiji - Roma Luscombe,
France - Maxine Harvey-Carpenter,
Germany - Esther Bilby,
Ghana - Chris Hargrave,
Kenya - Amy Firth,
Madagascar - Katie Barrett and Sally Fannen,
Mexico - Claire Luscardi,
Morocco - Peter Saxon,
Nigeria - Hayley Simpson,
New Zealand - Ying Zhu,
Papa New Guinea - Tom Gaunt,
Peru - Heather Teague,
Poland - Rachael Horrocks,
Portugal - Julie Elsey,
Samoa - Simran Villkhu,
South Africa - Charlotte Hullah,
Spain - Toby Richards,
Switzerland - Darren Kenway,
Tonga - James Woollatt
USA - Guga Shann.
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