National Teaching School Status

Infinity Festival

GCSE Students celebrate

A Level Results 2017

Students honoured at annual awards

Rock Challenge Champions

Outstanding Ofsted Report

School performance tables 2017

The academy has placed in the top four non-selective schools in Cumbria.

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Mackenzie is PLOTW, nominated by Mrs Blackhall. “Mackenzie shows so much dedication to student leadership, as well…

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A wonderful comment about our pupils today!

RT @REACTFoundation: Are you a West #Cumbria #student thinking of 6th form #study in #maths and #Science - dont forget to apply for Foundat…

RT @ACCCarlisle: Looking forward to attending @WestLakesAcad in the morning with @InspiraVickyR #Apprenticeship #findwhereyoubelong https:/…

RT @WLA_RockChall: Well Done to this fabulous dance group. Winners of the WLA ROCKS talent show!!!!! They've worked so hard and I think the…

RT @WLA_RockChall: My favourite photo from lasts night's talent show. Them faces!!!!!! #teamWLA #rockchallenge

RT @wla_library: This week it’s Mrs Amor’s “shelfie “ in the library.

RT @WLA_RockChall: PRIZE BINGO- Thursday 22nd March. 6.30pm £3 entry/ tickets can be bought from RECEPTION.

RT @EnglishWLA: Y12/13 Linguists: help for revision!

RT @WLA_RockChall: Everyone needed for rehearsal on Friday please. 3.30-5.00pm

PRINCIPAL'S LEARNER OF THE WEEK Mikayla is Principal's Learner of the Week, nominated by Mr Tebay and Mrs Brown.…

#TodayAtWLA WARNING – Images of a heart included. Student voice. @wlscience Recently we studied the heart and diss…

RT @rhysjon10: Well done to the winners! Amazing night and so happy to be a part of it:)) @WLA_RockChall @WestLakesAcad and also Thankyou f…

We are so lucky to have amazing parents who support us. @WLA_RockChall

RT @WLA_RockChall: Yes!!! Couldn't have said it better myself. Thank you Mama Arm. Hopefully we have lots and lots of cakes to sell!!! Reme…

RT @wlamissbeckwith: My #sciwiz this week for ‘Excellent effort inside and outside biology lessons’ @WLARewards @WestLakesAcad

RT @WLA_Jobs: We are looking for a Science Teacher to cover a maternity leave which starts in June. Details can be found in the vacancies s…

RT @Gen2Training: Fantastic afternoon welcoming students from @WestLakesAcad #StMarysWorkington and #StPatricksWorkington for coming out to…

RT @MissFarrar_WLA: Making negatives numbers fun with a treasure hunt loop! @WestLakesAcad @WestLakesMaths #TodayAtWLA

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Letter to Parents and Carers

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T & L Bulletin February 2018

 This term’s T&L magazine focuses on the many brilliant and inspiring ideas shared by staff during our TeachMeet earlier this term. Definitely one not to miss! T&L Magazine February 2018

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Talented students at West Lakes Academy were rewarded for their hard work and effort at the annual year 13 awards evening on Thursday February 1st when students, parents, staff and governors celebrated together at Whitehaven Golf Club. The students’ hard work and commitment to their studies were acknowledged and praised as over 25 awards were […]

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During the Christmas holidays Copeland Amateur Swimming Club held their Christmas party and presentation night.  Annually the head coach presents trophies for the Most Improved Male and Female swimmer.  We were delighted to be informed that this year the trophies were awarded to two Year 8 West Lakes Academy students, Keisha Pettigrew and Finley Quayle. […]

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