Today our Y9 and Y10 groups were involved in workshops ran by Resource Creatives in association with Cumbria Police. The workshops looked at sexting and healthy relationships. All students were engaged and learnt a lot from the workshops. Hopefully the advice and information passed on will benefit them today and in the future.
We have two events this month to welcome Year 6 students and parents to the academy. The first is a coffee morning on Friday 8th March from 11:30am until 12:30pm. Alternatively, we have a Parents’ Evening on Tuesday 12th March from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Both of these offer the opportunity to meet key transition staff…Details
Kooth is an online counselling and emotional well being service for young people. This service has previously been launched at the academy and it has proved to be a brilliant resource for our students. We will be re-launching this service in the coming weeks as a refresher and assemblies will be delivered to all year…Details
On Thursday 7th March 2019, as part of our World Book Day celebrations, years 7, 8 & 9 are invited to come to school dressed as a character from a book (no donation required). There will be a ‘best dressed’ competition with prizes for the top 3 costumes. Any students NOT in fancy dress will need to come…Details
Parents should be warned about a new social media “game” called Momo that is being used by hackers to harvest information from children on Whatsapp. Once the child has added the contact, they are sent unsuitable graphic images and issued potentially harmful ‘dares’ relating to violence and suicide. Please speak with your child about these…Details
Students in year 7 and 8 have experienced their final workshop of three with Drama practitioner Dave Cryer as part of the fantastic Start Art project, a partnership project between the Academy and Rosehill Theatre. They have taken part in three workshops based on the recent performance of Beauty and the Beast at Theatre by…Details
See attached mock skeleton timetables. Please note, the Year 10 Geography Human paper is no longer going ahead so this has been removed from the Year 10 timetable. The February timetable is for Year 11 and the March timetable is for Year 10. *Year 10 Timetable has been amended 28/2/19Details
Students representing all 7 schools in the Cumbria Education Trust (CET) participated in the inaugural collaborative School Council meeting.Details
Some of our GCSE students were at Workington Academy today for booster sessions in Science and Maths. The day was a resounding success.