National Teaching School Status

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.

SIXTH FORM COURSE GUIDE 2017

Latest Tweets

Katie Maxwell (Year 11) is the Principal's Learner of the Week. https://t.co/hogxy1jMO3

RT @WLA_PD: Are you in Yr8 or 9? Interested in a health or NHS career? If so this competition is great! https://t.co/hpe0IGEIOD @WestLakesA

Fantastic to see so many families at our Y6 Open Evening last night. Presentations will be added to the website shortly.

RT @infinitycumbria: The clock is definately ticking⏰... who's coming along to #Infinitynolimits @WestLakesAcad #cumbria on THURSDAY! #stem

RT @WLA_PD: Y10 HSC have been learning about human development this week, we had our 0-6 month specialist Max in the academy @WLA_HSC @West

RT @WLA_PD: Thanks Rachel @TeenageCancer, made us aware of how we can support our own health and fight cancer #talkteenagecancer @WestLakes

RT @wlscience: Miss Deeks is trying to beat the mirror challenge #wlaopenevening https://t.co/H8bIaHFyT4

RT @infinitycumbria: @westlakesacad participants and ambassadors have a briefing on Monday 12.45pm in the performance hall. #Exciting https…

RT @infinitycumbria: One week to go! Can we wait another 7 days? https://t.co/yAF0xLgXyH

REMINDER: Year 6 Open Evening. Today between 5pm-7pm.

Our @infinitycumbria ambassadors are extremely excited to be taking part in the festival next week. https://t.co/szLVNRCTvH

REMINDER: WLA IS CLOSED ON THURSDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER 2017 https://t.co/CPEm06MRLL

RT @CartwrightWLA: @hegartymaths - I would consider this a massive thank you from my classes! @WestLakesMaths @WestLakesAcad #fistpump #su

This year we are raising money for @Calderwood_Home. To sponsor our students please visit our Just Giving page: https://t.co/binX0HdpvE

Have you signed up to take part in Dent Dash yet? The deadline is this Friday, letters can still be collected from… https://t.co/R9dVEVA6lR

Information for parents and carers regarding the academy's one day closure on 28.9.17 can be found here: https://t.co/kgY4wNz0KZ

RT @CartwrightWLA: My class of 31 is today 10, so it's a problem solving day that is stumping some of their brains on a Tuesday morning @We

The website has been updated with information about this year's Dent Dash charity walk: https://t.co/qQTJymBs0U https://t.co/RTLYWizi27

The Principal’s Learner of the Week is Christina Smith (8RB). @WLARewards https://t.co/YjQvdZt0Fr https://t.co/lNQraWQNoL

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Principal’s Learner of the Week

The Principal’s Learner of the Week is Christina Smith (8RB).

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Welcome Year 7

Year 7 are settling in to academy life and approaching their new classes with lots of passion and enthusiasm.

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Academy Featured in Sellafield Magazine

The academy’s English department recently worked with the stakeholder relations team to offer students the chance to take part in a creative writing exercise.

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Exam Results 2017

West Lakes Academy is celebrating another year of record breaking exam results. 

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Students compete in national engineering final

A team of students from West Lakes Academy recently competed in the national final of The Engineering Education Scheme in London.

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