Lakes College Virtual Discovery Week

Due to the current situation, Lakes College is hosting a Virtual Discovery Week at the college next week (May 18 to 22). This will include online virtual tours, a detailed look at each course they offer, video interviews with course lecturers and a live Q&A session on the Friday.   Throughout the week, lecturers and…

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Next week is Mental Health Awareness Week, the theme for this year is kindness and we would like to set the tone in the lead up. The staff and students at The Whitehaven Academy would like to share with the community our ‘random acts of kindness’ collaboration. In these times, kindness is more important than…

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Student of the Week 15th May 2020

This week’s Student of the Week winners and nominations are as follows: Year 7 The winner is Jake Hewitson.  Nominated by Mrs Rothery for making an amazing VE afternoon tea with scones and homemade jam with a brilliant reflection in Food Technology, Mrs Dawson for producing some excellent Computer Science work on storage devices, Mrs Parslow for…

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Fabulous work 14th May 2020

Well done to Aimee Carr, Year 10, who has highlighted some of the ways Birmingham is trying to be more sustainable and improve the quality of life for people.  Mrs Harrison. Well done to Bobby-Jak Ennis, Year 8, for highlighting some of the issues relating to Climate Change. Mrs Harrison. A huge well done to…

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Excellent work 13th May 2020

James Hatton, Year 7, has compiled this excellent report on energy costs and useful ways to save energy. Look at that graph! The Expressive Arts Team have been so impressed with work being sent in from TWA students. Here are just a few examples, congratulations. Give yourselves a pat on the back for your efforts.…

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Career of the Week

This week, we are celebrating the massive job of the post-delivery person. That may be either postman/woman, parcel delivery or post office worker, but these key workers have continued to deliver our post ever since the rest of us have been on lockdown. The Royal Mail has been around since 1516, that is over 500…

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Great work 12th May 2020

Well done to Isabelle Ritson in Year 8  for producing a superb poster highlighting some of the impacts of Global Warming. Mrs Harrison Great piece of research by Emma Glaister 9Gg1, with the facts and effects of a chosen earthquake. Appropriate use of images to support the points made. Keep up the good work! Miss Perna Here…

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