Whitehaven’s Got Talent

On Wednesday 13th July the Expressive Arts Team hosted ‘Whitehaven’s Got Talent’. There were students from across years 7-13 who took part showcasing their talents in Dance and Music. Miss Skillen and the team were so impressed with the effort and energy from students and staff with a fantastic audience. Performances ranged from EAT whole…

Creative Curriculum Celebration Assembly

Year 8 and 9 Celebrated in their Creative Curriculum awards assemblies today reflecting on all of their success through the year. Students appreciated the opportunity to talk through their new experiences, think about the skills and knowledge which has been developed in each of their subject areas and spend time with their teachers and Headteacher.…

The Whitehaven Academy Battlefields Trip

Many of our Year 9 students are currently in Europe on a Battlefields Visit. Yesterday they spent the day on the Ypres Salient. They started at the Menin Gate then visited ‘In Flanders’ Fields’ Museum, Tyne Cot British and Commonwealth cemetery, Langemark German cemetery and Ljissenthoek Military cemetery and former hospital site. Mrs Coleman, Mr…

Money Week Competition

  Send us your recipes! The meal/dish must cost less than £5 to make for 4 people. First prize is a family meal voucher and runners up will have their recipes included in a special CET Cookbook. The closing date for entries is Wednesday, 29 June 2022 Entries can be posted into the box in…

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations at The Whitehaven Academy

Celebrations so far have included a visit from the Mayor, who delivered some Queen’s jubilee badges to our students and a special jubilee lunch hosted by the canteen staff, even the Queen made an appearance! Best of British Music created a celebratory atmosphere, brilliant bunting created by students in Art have decorated the atrium as well…

Mental Health Awareness Week

Which Services are available? Our services are freely available across Cumbria aged 11-18, for more go to: Kooth.com –  Available for children and young people aged 11-18 What support is available? The service is free, safe anonymous and allows instant access to the platform where you can find: Live chat support from mental health professionals…

Beacon Gallery Workshops

‘Students from year 8 and 9 had the opportunity to develop some art work at Beacon gallery working alongside Fine artist Ian Andrews and Professor of Physics from the University of Birmingham, Patrick Knight. Students spent the day developing a range of creative pieces that were interpretations of what they had learned about particle physics.…