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“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

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.

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Latest News

  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Training Expedition

    Duke of Edinburgh Gold Training Expedition; 27th and 28th May in the Dark Peak, Derbyshire.


  • Year 13 Leavers' Celebration

    The event will be held at the West Retford Hotel on Friday 22nd May, 7.30pm-midnight and includes a 3 course meal at 8pm followed by a DJ.


  • Careers Gold Award

    The Post 16 Centre was recently accredited with a Quality Award in Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance which recognises the Centre's work in providing high quality careers advice to students working with Careers Inc.



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