Spring Term - from 4 January 2021
The school is closed except for vulnerable children and those of critical workers, by appointment.
In line with government announcements over Christmas and at the start of January, the vast majority of students are currently working from home, accessing Live Lessons every period, following their normal Timetables, as found in Planners. This arrangement is due to continue until at least February half-term. Full details about Live Lessons and access help can be found within our 'Latest News' items to the right, or by following this link: https://www.normanby.outwood.com/blog/news/4442
We are a newly named academy, tucked in the shadow of the Eston Hills in Middlesbrough. We are proud of our industrial heritage, and of the work of generations of local families, mining the hills and crafting steel to build Britain. Whilst times have changed, we are committed to ensuring our future generations of students acquire the skills, confidence and qualifications to ensure they can go out into the world and make a huge difference.
Outwood Academy Normanby opened on 1 September 2019, sponsored by Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT). The original Outwood Grange Academy in Wakefield founded the Trust to lead the improvement of other schools in the North East of England. The Trust currently sponsors a number of secondary and primaries in the region. Outwood Grange Academy has been a National Training school for over ten years, was accredited as one of the country’s first Teaching Schools. The established Outwood Institute of Education continues this work.
The predecessor Hillsview Academy was judged by Ofsted in July 2017 to require special measures, and later chose Outwood Grange Academies Trust as sponsor to lead the school from a category to outstanding in as short a time as possible. We are determined that the academy will rapidly transform and we have a proven record of supporting schools in this way. Within Redcar & Cleveland, Outwood Bydales upon joining the Trust went from special measures to outstanding in three years, and in 2018 was the top performing school in the North East for the progress children make from primary school, and for the % achieving grade 5+ in both English and Maths. We are determined to do the same at Outwood Normanby.
We look forward to being able to welcome you to visit the academy, when lockdown restrictions are removed.
When that day comes, why not come and visit, and see our fantastic students and staff at work?
You will be welcome any time.
Principal: Andrew Wappat NLE
Executive Principal: Mark Hassack NLE
SENCO: Elizabeth Mitchell
Mental Wellbeing: George Williams
Careers Leader: Mark Robinson
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Following the Prime Minister’s announcement today, we can confirm that the school will reopen to all students from Monday, 8 March 2021 Over the next two weeks, we will continue to deliver on-site provision for the children of critical workers and f
A Memory Space has been created to help us share memories of Mr Boyd-Hill.
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This letter is for all of you to let you know how valued and loved you all are and that you are amazing! Never in our wildest dreams did we ever think we would be in another lockdown and that our Year 11 students would be told again that exams weren’
Information and Frequently asked Questions about how to access Free School Meal vouchers from EdenRed.
Yesterday morning the Department for Education (DfE) advised that schools should pause their plans for ‘serial’ COVID testing. This was a type of testing that was due to take place for any students in school identified as being in close contact with
There is still time to register and receive a Home Antibody testing kit.
Welcome to Year 8 students and parents and carers, visiting our Guided Pathways news item, by following the link that was texted to parents on Tuesday 19 January. Guided Pathways for Year 8 going into Year 9 has to be done differently this year, due
We are now able to offer Covid-19 Lateral Flow Tests in the Academy for staff and students.
As parents will be aware from this letter texted during the Christmas holidays, all students will be working from home via 'Live Lessons' with their teachers starting on Monday 4 January. The first session is at 8.25am, with students joining their Tu
‘Word of the Week’ will form part of the Academy’s ongoing strategy to improve students’ literacy. Students are being taught the importance of language and the need for a good vocabulary, both for their school work and as an essential life skill. There will be an Academy WOW each week, displayed around school and on the website, and its use will be reinforced by tutors and in school assemblies. The word is designed to make students confident in their use of a range of complex words and their meanings, in a drive to improve student articulacy to even higher levels.
“As vocabulary is reduced, so are the number of feelings you can express, the number of events you can describe, the number of the things you can identify. Man grows by language.” – Sheri S. Tepper