Staff E-mails

Staff will now login to the e-mail system using (for example) and their normal password. Remote access is currently offline whilst we move the server.

October Half-Term

During the week commencing 23rd October 2017, we are closed for the week as it is October half-term. The academy will re-open on Monday 30th October at 8am, when students are expected to return as normal


About Us

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Outwood Academy Redcar is located in the coastal town of Redcar, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. The predecessor Redcar Academy, had been supported by the nationally renowed Outwood Grange Academies Trust from November 2015, and formally became Outwood Academy Redcar in October 2017.

In the summer of 2016 students achieved greatly improved GCSE outcomes, with 52% achieving A*-C in both English and mathematics, almost doubling the predecessor school’s results in one year. In the summer of 2017, GCSE outcomes climbed again, with 60% achieving the new 9-4 (A*-C) grades in both English and mathematics, and 45% achieving the new 9-5 (A*-B) grades in both English and mathematics. The Progress 8 score in 2017 of +0.24 placed the school in Redcar top for progress that all students make from primary school, second in Redcar & Cleveland LA and 8th in the whole of the Tees Valley Five Authorities! In English, 73% of students achieved a 9-5 grade and 61% a 9-4 grade!

Why not come and visit, and see our fantastic students and staff at work? You are welcome any time.
Principal: Angela Sweeten
Vice Principal & SENCO: Graham Skidmore

Letters to Parents

Latest News

  • October Half-Term

    During the week commencing 23rd October 2017, we are closed for the week as it is October half-term. The academy will re-open on Monday 30th October at 8am, when students are expected to return as normal.


  • Words of the Week - week commencing 16 October 2017

    Each week we display across the academy, four words of the week relating to careers, spelling, numeracy and vocabulary. These are also published at the foot of the homepage of our website and via our Facebook/Twitter social media accounts. Whilst .


  • Year 8 Student – 35kg British champion Kick Boxer

    Mary travelled to Birmingham to challenge the very talented Kayleigh Goodwin for the British title fighting at 35kg. Mary fought 5x 1 and 1/2 minute rounds, winning every round by unanimous design; Mary won the British title 2017.


  • Y11 Revision Evening including Hog Roast - Thursday 19 October 5.30pm onwards

    We are looking forward to welcoming parents and our hard-working Year 11 students to our Revision Evening for English, mathematics and Science on Thursday 19 October from 5.30pm onwards. This will be an opportunity to discuss progress with those subj


  • Presentation Evening, Welcome to Outwood Academy Redcar - 6pm Wednesday 18 October 2017

    We are hosting a presentation evening on Wednesday 18 October at 6pm to mark the opening of Outwood Academy Redcar, and have invited parents of current students, and those of Year 5 and Year 6, to come along and find out more about the journey of the


  • Recruiting for One to One Tutor of English - Deadline 30 October 2017

    Want to work with our fantastic students and develop your career in our fantastic family of schools? We are recruiting for a One to One Tutor of English, Two Days Per Week, Casual Contract. Start as soon as possible. For more details...



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Word of the Week

Spelling of the Week

Numeracy Word of the Week

Career of the Week


‘Word of the Week’ is part of the Academy’s ongoing strategy to improve students’ literacy. Students are being taught the importance of language and the need for a good vocabulary, both for their school work and as an essential life skill. There is an Academy WOW each week, displayed around school and on the website, and its use is reinforced by VMG tutors and in school assemblies. The word is designed to make students confident in their use of a range of complex words and their meanings, in a drive to improve student articulacy to even higher levels.

“As vocabulary is reduced, so are the number of feelings you can express, the number of events you can describe, the number of the things you can identify. Man grows by language.” – Sheri S. Tepper