Mental Health Awareness Week!

This week is MHAW week! #mentalhealthawerness This years theme is ‘body image – how we think and feel about our bodies’ #bebodykind ‘Body image’ is a term that can be used to describe how we think and feel about our bodies. Our thoughts and feelings about our bodies can impact us throughout our lives, affecting,…

End of Year Tests

Please see the amended timetable below for our English, Maths and Science end of year tests, 2019. These are for Years 7-9 only. Seating plans will be made available via tutors nearer the time.        

Traffic Disruption

Dear Parents/Carers,  We have been made aware that members of the Unite union, employed by Mitie, will be taking part in industrial action at the Sellafield site on the morning of the 7th of May – for 4 consecutive mornings up to and including Friday 10th of May. As a consequence there may be some…

Policy Reminder

Please familiarise yourself with these policy reminders, which are for the benefit of students, parents/carers and staff: Medication Students must not bring medication into the academy for them to administer themselves. All medications must be handed in to First Aid staff, along with the appropriate paperwork, and administered as per parent and/or GP instructions. Medication…

National CSE Awareness Day

It is National CSE Awareness Day on Monday 18th March, and we are having another live Facebook chat – 8-10pm on Monday evening (18th). We will be including criminal exploitation in this where children are forced into criminality as well as sexual activity. A group of expert professionals will be available to answer questions and…

Resource Creatives Workshops

Today our Y9 and Y10 groups were involved in workshops ran by Resource Creatives in association with Cumbria Police. The workshops looked at sexting and healthy relationships. All students were engaged and learnt a lot from the workshops. Hopefully the advice and information passed on will benefit them today and in the future. 

Transition Events

We have two events this month to welcome Year 6 students and parents to the academy. The first is a coffee morning on Friday 8th March from 11:30am until 12:30pm. Alternatively, we have a Parents’ Evening on Tuesday 12th March from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Both of these offer the opportunity to meet key transition staff…