Learning Managers

The Learning Managers are non-teaching members of staff, responsible for the wellbeing, behaviour and most importantly the learning and achievement of the students in their year group. They work closely with teachers, Heads of Departments, the Senior Leadership Team, the Attendance team, other agencies and parents/carers. Between them, they have a variety of qualifications and combine their experience and skills to achieve the best outcomes for our young people.

As they do not have teaching commitments, they are available to assist during lessons; supporting our students and tracking their effort and progress. This is documented every six weeks through the Praising Stars© report cycle.

The Learning Managers have high profiles around the Academy and are accessible to parents. They will always aim to return calls the same day, where possible. Sharing an email address will also make contact easier. The role often involves pastoral care and the Learning Managers work closely to support students and parents during times of need.

If you wish to meet with your child’s Learning Manager, please make an appointment using the contact details below.

Year 7 Learning Manager

Year 8 Learning Manager

Year 9 Learning Manager


Mrs J Tapper

Email: J.Tapper@city.outwood.com Telephone: 0114 2358120 Ext. 210

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Mr A Royston

Email: A.Royston@city.outwood.com Telephone: 0114 2358120 Ext. 208

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Miss B Smith

Email: B.Smith@city.outwood.com Telephone: 0114 2358120 Ext. 207

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Year 10 Learning Manager

Year 11 Learning Manager

Miss Unwin is currently on maternity leave. For questions and concerns regarding students in Year 10, please contact Mr Colliver at the academy on 0114 235 8120 extension 209 or by email to J.Colliver@city.outwood.com.


Mr J Colliver

Email: J.Colliver@city.outwood.com Telephone: 0114 2358120 Ext. 209

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