About Us

Sir michael

“The whole point of schools is that children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

Sir Michael Wilkins - Academy Principal and Chief Executive

Letters To Parents

Train to Teach with the OIE


The Outwood Institute of Education is currently recruiting trainee teachers for primary and secondary places across our Family of Schools. This one year course, starting in September 2015, is suitable for graduates looking to make a difference in a rewarding and stimulating profession. Please see our website below for more details.

Visit the Outwood Institute of Education Website

Latest News

  • Summer School 2015

    Each year we run a week long Summer School, which is both fun and educational, for Y6 students who will be joining us this September. Details of the Summer School can be found in the Letters to Parents section.


  • Ofsted Inspection

    Ofsted will be inspecting Outwood Academy Acklam on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 April. We would welcome parents/carers to complete the Ofsted online survey via www.parentview.ofsted.gov.uk


  • Year 8 Options Evening

    The Year 8 Options evening starts at 6.00pm with an Options presentation on Tuesday 20th January 2015. All Outwood Academy Acklam Year 8 parents/students are welcome.



Learning about staying safe online is very important. At Outwood Academy Acklam 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.

Visit our E-Safety page: click here