Year 11 Leavers Hoodies

Letters are going out on Monday 18th November 2019 to enable students in Year 11 to order leavers hoodies. All orders must be placed and paid for in full by Friday 14th February 2020. Attached is the colour swatch. Please choose carefully, as once the order goes in, there will be no changes or additions.

BBC Children in Need

Friday 15th November is Children in Need day and, as a school, we always support this amazing day. This year is no exception as we will be running a number of events throughout the school, to support this great cause.   These events include, non-uniform day, duck races, bake sale and merchandise sales. We would appreciate…

REACT Roadshow 2019

React Engineering came to the academy to deliver their annual roadshow in collaboration with The Science Museum and the University of Carlisle. The show was centred around life in space and rockets and the various different ways Science has created rockets that take off. Year 7, 8 and 9 students were enthralled at the display…

First Lego League

Year 7 and 8 students have banded together to enter the First Lego League with the Institute of Engineering for the first time ever. Meeting with a STEM Ambassador from React Engineering, the students learnt the basic rules of the year-long competition, heard about the skills and history of the competition before diving into building…

World Mental Health Day

There are rising rates of depression, anxiety and self-harm in young people with an ever increasing number of students struggling to cope with their mental health. As part of World Mental Health Day, we hosted several external agencies who ran workshops with students on topics such as:- • Anger Management • Coping with stress and…

World Mental Health Day

Today we are supporting World Mental Health Day. We are delighted to welcome on site, 8 external agencies, who are delivering a wide ranging selection of topics to our students. We are delighted with the support of our agency colleagues and the help and support they have given to staff and students, supporting our engagements…

World Mental Health Day

Thursday 10th October is World Mental Health Day. This year we have teamed up with a number of professional agencies to deliver information and advice on a number of different mental health experiences and strategies to all students. This includes how to deal effectively with these issues, as well as locations for help, assistance and…

Expressive Arts Team

The Whitehaven Academy EAT (Expressive Arts Team) is our brand new club at the Whitehaven Academy including all areas of the expressive Arts with creative and exciting performance opportunities.   Every Wednesday 3.05-4.30. PE kit and a bottle of water needed.   If students are unsure about joining, they are more than welcome to come along just…