Royds Academy

Leeds, United Kingdom

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Royds Academy

Royds School is a secondary community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16. It is a non-denominational establishment, situated in the town of Oulton, in Leeds, West Yorkshire.


John Higgins

Values and Vision

Royds School values students who have respect for others, who are resilient and those who take responsibility for their actions. The school believes no child should be stopped from having an excellent education and everyone can have great achievement. Children should try their best to achieve outstanding results. Students are encouraged to take part in enrichment activities. These can range from several sporting clubs, including gymnastics, basketball, netball, cricket, football and rugby. In the past, pupils have competed in the Olympics.

Ofsted report

“The headteacher and senior leaders have tackled the significant weaknesses identified at the last inspection well. They have placed the school in a strong position to secure further improvement. The quality of teaching and pupils’ learning and progress in English, mathematics and science are improving quickly. Governors are effective in supporting and challenging the headteacher and senior leaders.”

View Royds School’s latest Ofsted report


Address: Pennington Lane, Oulton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 205 9559
Positions available at Royds Academy