Awards Evening 2019

We had a fantastic evening celebrating the students successes at our Awards Evening on Monday. Awards were given out for attainment, effort, progress, attendance, sport, art, kindness, respect, responsibility and resilience, performing arts, STEM subjects, community champion, exceptional people, team of the year and outstanding students. We also had some outstanding performances from the students.…

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Maths – UKMT Junior Challenge

Students at The Whitehaven Academy achieved 2 Silver and 8 Bronze certificates in this year’s UKMT Junior Maths Challenge. Over 270,000 students from across the UK sat the Junior challenge with roughly 6% receiving a gold certificate, the next 13% silver certificate and the next 21% bronze certificate.  I am delighted that some of our…

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World of Work Day

Year 9 students have been taking part in the World of Work Day today. They have met with potential employers about different careers and what they need to do if they aspire to take up that profession, through a speed networking format. In addition to meeting employers they have also taken part in a constellation…

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Parent warning – MANDEM

We have been advised by the Police that the gang, MANDEM, which was formed a few years ago seems to be reforming in our area. The gang target young teens to become members and this then leads into a culture of both crime and violence. Please be aware of any comments from students regarding this…

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Results Days 2019

GCSE/Level 2 BTEC  Thursday 22nd August Results are available from the Post 16 centre from 8:00am – 11:30am. If you are unable to come yourself please write a short letter indicating the name of the representative you will be sending on your behalf.  This person must bring some ID to prove who they are or…

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Another Waynwright Day – August 31st

Another Waynwright Day – August 31st   Another Waynwright Day on Saturday 31st August sees the launch of 16 year old Amy Bray’s (of Matterdale) environment charity Another Way asking volunteers and supporters to climb one of the 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District to demonstrate unity towards the health of ourselves and our planet. The…

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