Sir Michael Wilkins – Chief Executive of OGAT
The Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) was born out of the success of Outwood Grange, a large school of 2,200 students which has achieved record exam results every year for the past 10 years, culminating in 84% including English & Maths. Outwood Grange is an Outstanding school recognised by Ofsted – achieving all Grade 1s – and was one of the first National Leader of Education Support Schools.
We believe we have the capacity and the experience to inspire students and staff and bring about rapid and sustained improvement for the benefit of the Local Authority and community.
OGAT currently has seven National Leaders of Education: Sir Michael Wilkins, Julie Slater, Paul Tarn, Martyn Oliver, Rob Tarn, Lee Wilson and Dr. Phil Smith who all have extensive experience of working in schools from Special Measures to Outstanding.OGAT is recognised nationally as a high performing chain of schools and is the highest performing Family of Schools in the North of England.
OGAT is a multi-academy sponsor and the Family of Schools currently comprises of fifteen schools who work together to ensure that all children irrespective of their starting point receive an excellent education. We relish the opportunity to be part of the much needed regeneration of all areas we work in and wish to play a full role in the wider community.
The OGAT Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) currently comprises the following academy schools:
- Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield
- Outwood Academy Acklam, Middlesbrough
- Outwood Academy Adwick, Doncaster
- Outwood Academy Brumby, Scunthorpe
- Outwood Academy Bydales, Marske-by-the-Sea
- Outwood Academy City, Sheffield
- Outwood Academy Foxhills, Scunthorpe
- Outwood Academy Newbold, Chesterfield
- Outwood Academy Ormesby, Middlesbrough
- Outwood Academy Portland, Worksop
- Outwood Academy Ripon, Ripon
- Outwood Academy Shafton, Barnsley
- Outwood Academy Valley, Worksop
- Outwood Primary Academy Kirkhamgate, Wakefield
- Outwood Primary Academy Ledger Lane, Wakefield
- Outwood Primary Academy Lofthouse Gate, Wakefield