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"West Lakes Academy is a good school." - OFSTED 2013
"Examples of outstanding teaching were seen in many subjects including in English, mathematics and science." - OFSTED 2013
"Students are increasingly proud to be a part of the academy." - OFSTED 2013

University Visit

Students visit the University of Cumbria

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Number Cruncherz

Sharks help Academy students get to grips with numbers

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Centre of Excellence

West Lakes Academy has been chosen to become a Centre of Excellence in financial education.

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West Lakes Academy

Welcome to West Lakes Academy

At West Lakes Academy we are ‘Changing Lives through Learning’, providing the best possible educational opportunities for young people aged 11 to 18 in our brilliant £26m building with outstanding facilities.

2014’s GCSEs were our best ever with 62% achieving five GCSEs (A* to C) including English and maths. A Level results were also outstanding with a 100% pass rate and many students going on to university and others to their chosen career. We can provide pupils with the education they need for a successful and happy future.

Vanessa Ray


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