Great work 30th June 2020

This week the Computer Science department have teamed up with the Languages Department to set the Stop Motion Challenge. Year 7 have been looking at the story of Rottkäppchen in German. Here is Holly’s stop motion animation to help tell the tale. little_red_riding_hood_ Year 7 and 8 students have been working on costume designs for…

Excellent work 29th June 2020

Chloe Pennington, Year 7, has been investigating plant seeds that fall from trees as part of seed dispersal. Chloe is specifically looking at the helicopter-design seeds. Here is a short video showing her investigation. Excellent work, Chloe. Mr Gillson.   Let start the week off with another wonderful KS3 Stop Motion Challenge by Kian Larmour –…

Challenges 29th June 2020

Here is the Expressive Arts newest weekly challenge. Mandalas are a great way to relax and unwind. Try and create one from found objects you may come across on your travels. You can use both natural and man made objects in your work. Most of all, enjoy creating. Basket Throw – Two meters away –…

Fabulous work 26th June 2020

Our fabulous students at The Whitehaven Academy have been baking and creating their own rainbow inspired products this week. They have used the rainbow as a sign of hope and given thanks to our NHS workers during this difficult time. The efforts shown in this task have been outstanding and everyone has really developed their…

Student of the Week 26th June 2020

Our Student of the Week winners and nominations are as follows, well done to you all: Year 7 The winner is Charlie Hodgson.  Nominated by Mr Keep for working so well in Geography throughout lockdown and Miss Lowery for some fantastic work looking at traditional fairy tales in English.   Nominated are… Chloe Pennington Josh Carr Dylan Hutchinson…

Great work 25th June 2020

2 days left of the Staff v Student Distance Challenge and the students have broken the 500 miles barrier! Can the staff make it to 1000 miles before the end of school on Friday? Come on guys lets get all those extra miles in the sun logged today – how far can we get?  …

Great work 23rd June 2020

4 days to go in the Staff v Student Challenge, and the staff have bounded ahead thanks in part to Mr McCabe completing the Lakesman in Lockdown, and Mrs Graham cycling back from Carlisle. Huge well done to Lincoln Sice who has been on his bike and clocked up a huge 61 miles over 2…

International Women in Engineering

On the 23rd June 2020, the world will be celebrating International Women in Engineering. This is a celebration that serves to encourage women into the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) fields, fields that are seriously under-represented by women. It is generally true that girls achieve higher grades in STEM subjects at GCSE level, yet…