Partnership with Ripon School of Gymnastics


Outwood Academy Ripon is delighted to announce a partnership with Ripon School of Gymnastics. The agreement will see the gymnastics club held at Outwood Academy Ripon’s sports hall. Mandy Simpson, former student and owner of Ripon School of Gymnastics, will work alongside the PE department to deliver first class gymnastics sessions to students across the curriculum, in addition to extra - curricular sessions.

Principal of Outwood Academy Ripon, Mrs Angela Sweeten said “We continue to develop our links with the community of Ripon and this is further evidence of our striving to become ‘Outstanding’. We are excited to enter into the partnership with Mandy and her team of coaches and look forward to a successful future”.
The partnership will also see Outwood Academy Ripon host area and county gymnastics competitions which have been previously held outside of Ripon. Mandy Simpson added “We are delighted to enter into a partnership with Outwood Academy Ripon and I would like to personally thank Mrs Sweeten, Mr Waters (Business Manager) and the PE department for making this possible – we are all extremely excited and can’t wait to get started”.
Ripon School of Gymnastics provides high quality coaching for children from age 4 – 16 on Saturday mornings. They are regularly involved in county competitions such as ‘Gym Fusion’ – a video of which can be viewed here Gym Fusion
If you would like any more information then please email Mandy Simpson at