About Us

Outwood Primary Academy Lofthouse Gate is based in the cathedral city of Wakefield and we are proud to be rated Good with Outstanding Early Years Provision by Ofsted.

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place children at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning.

OPA Lofthouse Gate joined the Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) in 2013. As a member of the Outwood Family we believe in putting Children First, raising standards and transforming lives.

Find out more about OGAT's vision and values

Leadership Team

Chief Executive
Martyn Oliver
Chief Executive Principal
Lee Wilson
Associate Executive Principal
Jane Clayton
Associate Principal
Lynsey Hadfield
Vice Principal
Leanne Cleasby
Assistant Principal
Mark Duerden-Brown

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