Remapping Our Lives in Geography

              Our Year 8 and 9 students have worked extremely hard on a Geography project. The theme of the project is ‘Remapping Our Lives During COVID’. They have used a range of geographical techniques to consider how our lives were impacted geographically during the lockdowns. This project was based on…

Year 12 Wave Machine

Year 12 are exploring waves and have, as part of their course, designed and built this wave machine. They worked closely together, each one having a specific job and lots of peer review going on during the collaborative work. Students developed skills of accurate measuring, problem solving and in the end were able to calculate…

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…