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Summer 2017 Laos and Cambodia Expedition

This summer 3 members of staff and 11 students from Outwood Academy Valley undertook a 3 week expedition to Cambodia and Laos. Whilst in Laos they trekked through the Phou Hin Poun Jungle and spent 5 days at theTansoum project where they taught English and built a wall around the village school. In Cambodia time was spent visiting The UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat and the thought provoking Killing Fields. Below is a selection of some of the amazing moments that were captured on camera.

2018 Y11 GCSE Examination Results - Press Release

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Information for Parents – Online Access letter

Following the online access letter which was posted out to parents/carers last week, it has come to light that there was an error with the letter produced, where in some cases another students details were printed on the reverse. The error was immediately reported to both Outwood Grange Academies Trust and the SCOpay online system administration team. To this end we can confirm that all Scopay accounts setup since 14 September 2018 have now been disabled and the accounts removed. Any link codes generated have been deactivated and new link codes will be sent out to parents in due course.

Please note that this was an online access registration letter – this does not affect school dinner money accounts. The SCOpay system is used for paying online for trips and events only.

Please be assured that we take GDPR very seriously and we apologise for this error and any inconvenience caused. A whole school text message was sent out on Friday 14 September 2018 asking that all letters be returned to the Academy, unopened if possible.

  • Y11 Science Homework Tasks

    Please note that Students are to log on to to complete their homework tasks. Thank you.


  • Congratulations to the class of 2018 on their wonderful GCSE results!

    We are incredibly proud of the outstanding results achieved by our students.They have responded magnificently to the challenges of the new GCSE examinations and their excellent attitude towards learning during the last 5 years has certainly paid off!


  • Year 6 Summer School 2018 - For Students Allocated a Place

    All students who have applied to attend the Year 6 Summer School at OAV have secured a place and we look forward to welcoming them on Thursday 26th to Friday 27th July- starting at 9:00 finishing at 2:30pm. It should be lots of fun!


  • GCSE Results Day 2018

    2018 GCSE RESULTS DAY - THURSDAY 23 AUGUST 2018 from 9.00am to 12.00pm in the Main Hall



Due to advances in Fitbit technology and their compatibility to mobile phones we regret to have to inform you that students will no longer be allowed to wear Fitbits from September 2018.

In addition, students should not wear Fitbits for any external examinations taking place this academic year.


Outwood Post 16 Centre Prospectus 2018-2019


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Careers Award Mark Awarded to OAV!

Outwood Academy Valley are proud to announce it has now achieved the Career Award for Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG)

Unicef UK Recognition of Commitment (ROC) for your rights-respecting work awarded to OAV!


We are pleased to announce that Outwood Academy Valley has successfully achieved the Unicef UK Recognition of Commitment (ROC) for your rights-respecting work.

Letters/Tips/Information for Parents

Parent Voice Meeting Dates


Parent Voice Minutes

Leading Parent Partnership Award



Learning about staying safe online is very important. At Outwood Academy Valley we make sure our students are aware of the risks to safety that are online and what to do to stay safe.

We are committed to improving E-Safety not only in school but at home as well.

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Uniforms can now be ordered online.
To order uniform follow these simple steps:
STEP 2: LEA Code: LEA00641SC
STEP 3: Place your order to be delivered to your door

The Schoolwear Centre
64A West Gate
NG18 1RU
Tel 01623 650782

Trutex Uniform Dates 2018/19

Trutex will be in the Academy on the following dates from 3.00pm to 5.00pm:

26th September 2018
28th November 2018
30th January 2019
27th March 2019
22nd May 2019
16th July 2019

Parent View

Parent View gives you the chance to tell us what you think about your child’s school.

Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects of your child’s school, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. We will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when.

By sharing your views, you’ll be helping your child’s school to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about your child's school.