Mock Exam results

Excellent morning today with our Year 11 students, finding out their mock exam results and reflecting on how to carry on with the momentum to get the best grades possible for themselves. Plus, another set of rewards vouchers given out to students who have attended 10 after school sessions. Hard work pays!

National CSE Awareness Day

It is National CSE Awareness Day on Monday 18th March, and we are having another live Facebook chat – 8-10pm on Monday evening (18th). We will be including criminal exploitation in this where children are forced into criminality as well as sexual activity. A group of expert professionals will be available to answer questions and…


Resource Creatives Workshops

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. 

Transition Events

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…



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…


World Book Day 2019

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…


Social Media

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…


Start Art workshop

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…