Year 9 Electricity Project

Year 9 are studying electricity at the moment. They have been tasked with deciding which tasks for homework to do out of 25 possible ones for this half term. All tasks are based on electricity and some require students to do some independent research and organise their learning into different arrangements, for example, posters, models,…

Springpod – Virtual work-experience opportunities with North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Trust. 

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Trust are introducing two virtual programs, to provide work related learning opportunities to students aged between 14-18. One program is focused around careers in Nursing and Midwifery. The other is centred around the wide range of Allied Health Professional careers. These programs are available for free and include a live…

Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care students in year 10 this week have been exploring their use of language and effective communication skills. Students have been enthusiastic about their new GCSE subject and have impressed Mrs Bell with their levels of engagement and team work in lessons. Very well done year 10! Excellent start to the year.…

GCSE Results Day 2021

Students, staff and families were celebrating record results in GCSE’s today at The Whitehaven Academy, with exceptional performances by students and the strongest results in English and Maths, the academy has seen. These results come off the back of a truly challenging year, with students facing repeated lockdowns and isolations, but never once losing focus…

TWA Bake Off – Bakewell Tart Week

This week on The Whitehaven Academy’s Bake Off, the bakers made their own versions of a British classic… The Bakewell Tart. Everyone performed extremely well and showed great levels of resilience and produced some creative outcomes. It was so lovely to see you rising to the challenge; you all worked independently and skilfully. Holly and…

Learning Festival 5/7/21 – 10/7/21

Next week we will be holding our Learning Festival which was a huge success last year. The theme of the week is Be The Best You Can Be, with an emphasis on our core values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. At The Whitehaven Academy, we will focus on ‘Talking Together, Learning Together’ and our intention…