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Welcome to Outwood Academy, Adwick

Welcome to Outwood Academy Adwick Sixth Form.

Our Sixth Form offers the opportunity for you to realise your full potential whilst gaining a range of valuable experiences in a friendly and caring atmosphere.

Our broad and balanced curriculum caters for a diverse range of interests and abilities.  We offer a variety of A levels and vocational courses, providing progression from the Key Stage 4 Pathways.  We aim to provide a positive and supporting environment to allow a smooth transition from Year 11 into Post-16 studies so that our students are challenged to do their best.

About us

At Outwood Academy Adwick we aim to provide a positive and supporting environment to help you reach your full potential.

Personal Guidance Tutor

When you enrol for your chosen course you will be allocated a personal guidance tutor who will offer you guidance and support throughout the while of your studies at Outwood Academy Adwick.  They will meet with you regularly once a week in a guidance lesson.

In conjunction with your guidance tutor we have a range of other support mechanisms to help you get the most from your time with us.  These include: Skills Support, Student Advisers and Connexions.

A further aspect to the support we offer our students is our open door policy.  Wherever possible/reasonable we aim to ensure you can access your guidance tutors, teachers and the Sixth Form Learning Manager- because we know sometimes you need to see us outside of your normal lessons.

Our Enrichment programme is second-to-none and was praised by HMI.  We offer a personalised curriculum with an extensive range of courses.  Because we are part of the Northern Corridor Federation, the number of courses is growing annually.  We work with you and your parents to select the most appropriate courses according to your ability and career preference.

Facilities available

The Refectory - An amazing facility offering hot and cold food and drinks throughout most of the day.  The refectory has two large screen TVs and offers a quiet refuge for a chat or something to replenish all the energy you have put into your studies.

 The Library - Easily accessible in the East Block, the library has recently been refurbished and updated.  Resources available include books and journals, newspapers, CD-Roms and audio-visual resources.  Also located within the library are 4 carousels of computers all linked to a colour laser printer to ensure the highest quality finish to all your hard work.

Silent Study Area - On the top floor in the Sixth Form Block, the silent study area provides an area for 30 students free from distractions to get on with work.

Media Suite - Situated in the recently refurbished Media Block, a suite of dedicated media based systems can be found in a bright and purposeful environment.  Part of this amazing facility is the TV studio where a live TV link is set up to broadcast Academy based productions over the internet.  Without-a-doubt one of the best media facilities in the Doncaster area.

Computer Room - Located on the first floor in the Sixth Form block for easy access; a new facility dedicated to the Sixth Form comprising of 8 networked and 2 stand alone computers with access to a laser printer.

Other Exciting Developments, include: - A new Fitness Suite, a cutting edge Hospitality and Catering Room, a Student Friendly Common Room and other dedicated Sixth Form facilities.

Additional support

The personal approach works - we expect and get the best results from our students.   Our results are improving year-on-year.  Outwood Academy, Adwick students go on to the best jobs and HE courses.

We have selected the best team of specialist teachers and tutors to work with you.  They understand young people and know what is required for success.  Everyone from your subject teacher to your personal tutor will be helping you to focus on a successful future, starting here in the Outwood Academy, Adwick Sixth Form.

Learner success

In 2007 13 out of 14 subjects at A2 achieved a 100% pass rate, and a 66% A-C pass rate.

Every year up to 50% of our Upper Sixth students go on to university, studying subjects as diverse as Law, the Sciences, English, Teaching and Design.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Outwood Academy, Adwick directly.

Last updated date: 01 June 2015
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