Cumbria Young Presenters Competition

CUMBRIA SPEAKING COMPETITION! Here’s your chance to design and present your idea to an expert panel of judges as part of the Young Generation Network in Cumbria. If you are Year 10 or 11, and want your opinion heard, why not get involved and submit your idea (details below). Perhaps you are fed up with…

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.

Armistice Day

To mark Armistice Day and 101 years since the end of the First World War, every member of our school community has reflected on why they choose to remember by writing down their thoughts on a poppy. A group of Year 9 girls then created this display as a focus for us all on this…

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…