I would like to take this opportunity to provide an update about the examination outcomes at Outwood Academy Danum from the summer and the start to the new academic year.
Post 16 students achieved great success at AS and A level and we are delighted to share that one of our Post 16 students successfully gained a place at Cambridge University to study veterinary science, which is a huge achievement.
At GCSE students at Outwood Academy Danum made excellent progress (almost half a grade more for every student in every subject compared to other schools across the country) and 61% of them secured the combined English and maths grade 4+, and even more spectacularly 47% gained this at grade 5+.
The start to the new academic year has been very settled and it is proving to be a privilege to walk around the Academy every day. Our new Year 7 students have embraced the secondary stage of their educational journey and regularly tell senior staff that they ‘love’ their new school, think Outwood Academy Danum is ‘great’ and that they enjoy learning with us.
We are very keen to showcase the work we do with parents and carers and would welcome requests to visit the Academy – any time. Should you wish to take the opportunity to do this please contact Mrs D Nelson, the principal’s PA.
Attainment 8 = 45.2
Progress 8 = +0.36
Strong pass in English and maths = 48%
Ebacc entered = 13%
Bbacc passed = 9%
Monday 23rd April 2018
Year 7 Shine Trip
Tuesday 24th April 2018
Year 11 Mock Exam Results Celebration 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Friday 27th April 2018
Year 11 Preparing to Succeed Event (1:30pm – 2:30pm for all Year 11 students)
26th/27th/28th June 2018
Year 8 Graduation Days (allocation of days to be confirmed)
Friday 29th June 2018
Official last day for all Year 11 students
10th/11th/12th July 2018
Year 6 Transition Days
You can now contact the Academy to arrange a time to collect your exam certificates. You will need to bring photo ID when picking them up.
If someone else is coming to collect them, we will need a letter from the student stating the name of the person who is picking up the certificates on their behalf, and that person will also need to bring photo ID with them.
Payments for Catering Services
Outwood Academy Danum would like to remind parents of the option to pay for school meals using the ParentPay system. ParentPay is an online payment method which eliminates the need for students to carry cash throughout the day. ParentPay allows parents to pay online at any time of day, check their child’s catering account balance and see what their child is purchasing.
If you wish to use this online system, please email your child’s name to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you the information required.
Please can parents/carers refrain from parking at Heatherwood School when dropping off and collecting students from the Academy. Also please do not park in the Wheatley Golf Club car park as parking at the Club without permission may be subjected to penalty fees.
The Academy was delighted to welcome three professional rugby players on Wednesday 20th March to join students in stepping out for Sport Relief.
All ten of the Year 9 students who participated in Scholars Programme passed with flying colours. Congratulations to them all. We are extremely proud of this fantastic achievement.
Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the 500 word short story competition. The prize giving ceremony took place on Thursday and was hosted by Mrs Gaunt.