Half-Term Holiday

May 30 - June 3

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Year 7 Parents’ Evening

June 9 - 2:45 pm - 7:30 pm

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Rock Challenge Showcase

12 out of 13 excellence awards

Rugby Champions

“Fantastic School, Very Happy here.”

Year Seven Parent Feedback

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School league tables 2016

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RT @EnglishWLA: We really loved #WLAisproudtobeCumbrian day. Here we are with our Governor Michelle Pearse @NDAgovuk @WestLakesAcad https:/…

RT @EnglishWLA: YEAR 11: reminder about our revision session on Friday. ALL of you are invited to attend 9am-12pm. @WestLakesAcad @WLA_HOYS

RT @MikeStarkie: @WestLakesAcad Question time event with sixth form students of West Lakes Academy

RT @WLA_RockChall: Very busy rehearsal tonight team WLA. Lots of work to do next Wednesday too. Can't wait to see you all there!!!!

#WLAstudentoftheweek Abby Roper 8NC "Abby is a credit to Year 8, her teachers report nothing but praise for her."

RT @MrsCDurham: "It is our choices that show us what we truly are, far more than our abilities."Hard work pays off! @WestLakesAcad https://…

RT @edie_mccarren: 18 toilets for 10,000 people in Sierra Leone #slums #toilettwinning @GeographyWLA

RT @rebekah_hall02: I have learned that slums are very unhygienic and they flood very easily.😓 @GeographyWLA #slums #toilettwinning

RT @MissGreenWLA: Our top 4 Y8 Times Table Rockstars! Well done! ✖️🎸🎶👏 @WestLakesMaths @WestLakesAcad @WLA_HOYS @TTRockStars https://t.co/a

RT @EnglishWLA: Clip from tonight's programme is at the bottom of this article https://t.co/I0izuBqzjR

RT @WLA_RockChall: Fantastic!!! Very proud of our students and VERY proud to be Cumbrian #WLAisproudtobeCumbrian https://t.co/j68ebQ0QRB

RT @NiaSinjorina: Best of fortune to the @WestLakesAcad maths warriors with Paper 1 tomorrow! Get some sleep, take your time & smash it! #t

RT @JudoKnights: Some very enthusiastic judoka yesterday @Westlakes_PE @WestLakesAcad taking part in @WhitehavenJudo OutReachProgramme…

RT @EnglishWLA: We will be on @ITVborder tonight from 6pm. @WestLakesAcad

RT @ITVborder: Pupils host a 'Proud to be Cumbrian' day... Can you understand what they're saying? https://t.co/XyyshGKXff

RT @EnglishWLA: Thank you to all of the people who supported our #WLAisProudToBeCumbrian event today. Lots of learning about code switching…

RT @Makayla_mae101: Big thank you to the awesome Mrs J donating ALL proceeds from the show to ball! Will be an amazing send off ❤ @WLAPerfo



Meet Our Principal

Mr J Johnson – Principal and Chief Executive Officer

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Latest News


Proud to be Cumbrian Day

Students and staff celebrated ‘being Cumbrian’ with a day of fun activities looking at the Cumbrian accent and dialect.

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Debate Week

Year 9 have been building on their speaking and listening skills and learning how to present arguments effectively.

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Budding writers get spine-chilling stories published

Over a hundred students have had their work published in a book of short stories.

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Germany and Poland Trip Blog

Student historians explore Berlin and Kraków

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