Your Next Steps in Music – Information

Want to gain knowledge on Music options in Further Education? Take part in ‘Your Next Steps in Music’ hosted by @hellofutureccop and @soundwaveca14 with @carlisle.college   🗓️ Thursday 10th June 🕟 5 – 6pm 💻 Accessible through Zoom   This is a great chance to ask questions that can inform your future applications, CVs and…

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TWA Bake Off Chocolate Orange Cupcake Week

Yesterday, we all really enjoyed week 3 of Bake-off and the theme was chocolate orange cupcakes. The students made some fantastic creations and were demonstrating lots of different cake making skills and decorative techniques. The standard has been raised by all this week and the designs were amazing.   The team all prepared themselves very…

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TWA Bake Off Breadstick Week

Last week was the second week of TWA Bake Off where the students made some authentic and original Breadsticks. They developed the shapes, flavours and some even created a dip to go alongside these wonderful creations. The judges were very impressed with the efforts from everyone. Mr Youngman, Mrs Harrison and Miss McCall formed our…

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TWA Crest Award – Year 9 Discovery Day

Today, it was year 9’s turn to take part in the Crest Awards Discovery Day. They were tasked with designing and building a model of a hand washing station for Kenyan school children. Following this, they presented their model and discussed the importance of hygiene and sanitation. Well done to Matthew, Luca, Evan and Jenson…

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday 10 May 2021 marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health. This year the theme is Nature and how connecting with the natural world can support good mental health. Across the country, people will be celebrating the mental health benefits of being around nature in their…

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Stop Motion After-School Club

Yesterday saw the first after-school ‘Stop Motion’ session. Watch this space for the up-and-coming creations which are currently being developed by our wonderful year 9 pupils. In the mean time please watch one of the many stop motion films created during the first lockdown way back in early 2020.   It’s not too late to…

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Virtual Workshops for Year 12 Pupils

Today, year 12 pupils attended virtual performing arts workshops with Beth Loughran (Lecturer in dance and movement) from the University of Cumbria. The students enjoyed an upbeat and fast paced warm-up followed by some improvisation tasks and looking at the performance techniques used in the music video ‘How do you sleep’ by Sam Smith. The…

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TWA Crest Award – Year 8 Discovery Day

This coming Friday, 32 year-8 students have been chosen (names have already been circulated) to participate in a Crest Discovery Day. This is an all-day event. They will be learning about diseases that spread quickly in Kenya and similar countries, learning about what is currently being done to tackle these problems, before designing and building…

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