Parent Meeting update

There is a Parents’ Meeting on Thursday 24th January at 6.00pm for parents of current students. This is a chance to learn about the exciting future for the academy and its students. We would be grateful if you could let the school office know if you will be attending so that we can cater accordingly.…

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Music Workshops

On Monday 14th January, pupils from The Whitehaven Academy took part in taster composition workshops delivered by musicians from the Manchester Camerata and organised by Cumbria Music Hub. It is an opportunity for young composers to produce a collaborative composition which will be performed at Lakes College, by a 13 piece ensemble from Manchester Camerata…

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Start Arts Programme

Year 7 students attended their second live theatre performance on Wednesday 18th December, as part of the Start Arts programme. Students visited Rosehill Theatre to watch ‘Mrs Lutwige and the Magic of the North Pier Lighthouse’, which is a magical storytelling adventure that the students thoroughly enjoyed! In the Spring Term, they will use insight…

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Rock Challenge Christmas Show

Last night students from all year groups came together in an extravagant showcase of talents and a sneak preview of our 2019 Rock Challenge performance. The Christmas Fair beforehand included stalls from local businesses and attracted many to look around and enjoy festive refreshments. The raffle was fantastic and we’d like to say a massive…

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Year 11 Intervention

Rationale: This intervention plan is designed for intensive intervention sessions rather than coursework catch up, the idea is that you attend a short intensive session based on one aspect of the course and are given some practice work to follow up after. Sessions will be targeted through use of QLA and PLC’s to ensure you…

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