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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.

Latest News

  • 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


  • Barcelona Trip Update

    Due to traffic delays, we have just been informed the Barcelona Trip students and staff will now arrive back at 3.45pm, sorry for any inconvenience caused.


  • Barcelona Trip

    Students and staff are expected to arrive back at the Academy between 2.45pm and 3.00pm this afternoon. Please arrange to collect your child from main reception.



2018 GCSE RESULTS DAY - Thursday 23rd August 2018 from 9.00am to 12.00pm in the Main Hall

Y10 Mock Exam Timetable



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


Help Keep Our Children Safe!


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 2017-18

The final Parent Voice meeting of this academic year will take place on Tuesday 3rd July at 4.00pm

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.

Outlook Magazine



Enrichment Timetable



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 2017/18

Trutex will be in the Academy on the following dates:

22/11/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
10/01/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
28/03/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
16/05/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The Year 6 Uniform collection date will be on the 31st July 2018

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.