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…

Kooth

Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well being service for young people. This service has previously been launched at the academy and it has proved to be a brilliant resource for our students. We will be re-launching this service in the coming weeks as a refresher and assemblies will be delivered to all year…

World Book Day 2019

On Thursday 7th March 2019, as part of our World Book Day celebrations, years 7, 8 & 9 are invited to come to school dressed as a character from a book (no donation required). There will be a ‘best dressed’ competition with prizes for the top 3 costumes. Any students NOT in fancy dress will need to come…

February & March Mock Exam Timetables

See attached mock skeleton timetables. Please note, the Year 10 Geography Human paper is no longer going ahead so this has been removed from the Year 10 timetable. The February timetable is for Year 11 and the March timetable is for Year 10. *Year 10 Timetable has been amended 28/2/19