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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Today marks the return of TWA Bake Off and this week year 8 students made some fantastic NYC style cookies. They developed the flavours, textures and sizes and worked independently battling it out for star baker. Mr Smith, Miss Dandy and Miss Scott were our celebrity judges. After taste testing each outcome they ranked Alfie…Details
Take a moment to read about the fantastic achievements and positive actions of our great students in our latest newsletter. Plenty of reasons to feel proud of our resilient students take responsibility not only for their own learning, but also their part in their community. Well done to all Mr YoungmanDetails
Making the right choices with The Whitehaven Academy. 2021 is an exciting year for our current Year 9 students and the academy as a whole. We have greatly strengthened our staff team with specialist subject leaders who have developed a Key Stage 4 curriculum that challenges all. Last year saw the start of the new…Details
I would like to pass on my sincere thanks for your support in ensuring students took part in the lateral flow tests. We have almost completed the full round of 3 tests for every student and, as per Government guidelines, we will be issuing home kits to every student. Please read the letter.
Big-hearted students got over their Prom cancellation disappointment – by donating funds to help a West Cumbrian charity. The former Year 11 students at The Whitehaven Academy were forced to ditch their celebratory party last year when coronavirus hit. Instead, they decided to put the money they raised and collected to good use in…Details