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

  • 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.


  • 'A day in the life of Outwood Academy Acklam'

    We would like to welcome parents and carers to spend a ‘Day in the Life of Outwood Academy Acklam’. We relish the opportunity to demonstrate the exciting and engaging learning that occurs across the Academy every day. Our guests will experience all


  • Future Pathways Event

    Outwood Academy Acklam invites ALL students and parents/carers to the Future Pathways Event being held in school on Monday 20th October 2014 4pm - 7pm. Find out about everything from routes into Medicine, Law, Teaching, Arts, Music, Sport, Veterinar



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