Chief Executive: Mr Martyn Oliver
Chief Executive Principal, Secondary: Mrs Julie Slater
Academy Principal: Mrs Cara Ackroyd
Outwood Academy Shafton, formerly Shafton Advanced Learning Centre, converted to Academy status in March 2015, sponsored by Outwood Grange Academies Trust. The Trust currently sponsors a number of secondary and primary schools in the region. Outwood Grange Academy has been a National Teaching school for many years and has been accredited as one of the country’s first Teaching Schools.
Our Mission is to continue to put students at the centre of everything we do, to give them the best life chances and to make learning an exciting and enjoyable lifelong experience. We want to give every young person at Shafton a first class education in their local community. The aim of all at Outwood Academy Shafton is to provide our Students with the knowledge, skills and understanding that they will need in order for them to realise their ambitions, pursue their chosen career pathways and to make valuable contributions to society.
We aim to:
We are committed to providing high standards of education for students. Our innovative vertical curriculum centred on a 2-year Key Stage 3 and a 3-year Key Stage 4 personalises the learning of all students.