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69% of students passing both English and Mathematics

We would like to pass on our congratulations to the Class of 2017 at Outwood Academy City, delivering yet another successful year of outcomes. These outcomes are the reward for their dedication, commitment and hard work. There have been phenomenal performances in English and Mathematics with 79% and 73% passing respectively; this is particularly pleasing this academic year with the well reported changes to GCSEs in English and Mathematics. It is also incredible that 69% of students achieved passes in both English and Mathematics.

In addition to these results there have been numerous success stories across a wealth of subjects, from the sciences to the arts and everything in between, highlighting the depth of success of the curriculum on offer at Outwood Academy City.

As an academy an important part of our aim is to raise standards and, since being part of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust, we have for the third year delivered year-on-year improvement. We should not underestimate the impact this has on life chances for our future generations and the opportunities this offers to transform lives. I am sure many of the students would join us in thanking the staff of the academy and governors of the academy for assisting in delivering these outcomes. We would also like to recognise the effort of families in supporting the academy and its students throughout. We firmly believe these outcomes are the result of a whole team effort.

We are incredibly proud of our students and wish them every success for their futures.

Calendar of Events

December 2017

5 December – 4:00 – 6:00pm – Year 11 Revision Festival
15 December – Christmas Jumper Day
21 December – Key Stage 3 Christmas Disco

The academy will be closed to students for the Christmas holiday: 22 December 2017 to 5 January 2018. The academy will reopen on Monday, 8 January 2018.

Upcoming Events

January 2018 Mock Exam Timetable

Please find below a copy of the January 2018 exam timetable. Copies will be distributed to students week commencing 18 December. Any queries relating to exams should be directed to Mrs Harrison, Exams & Data Officer by email to: enquiries@city.outwood.com or at the academy on 0114 235 8120.

Trutex

Academy uniform must be purchased from our uniform supplier, Trutex. Orders can be placed online through the Trutex website using the Academy’s LEA code LEA00644SC.

Trutex will be holding four uniform selling events throughout the 2017/18 academic year. These will be held in the Sports Entrance from 2:45 to 5:30pm on the dates detailed below:

  • Friday, 8 September 2017
  • Thursday, 18 January 2018 Please note the change of date
  • Wednesday, 21 March 2018
  • Thursday, 19 July 2018

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