WLA GCSE Results 2018

A Level Results 2018

Students honoured at annual awards

Rock Challenge Champions

National Teaching School Status

Infinity Festival

Outstanding Ofsted Report

School performance tables 2017

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

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We are looking for someone to join our @EnglishWLA team. https://t.co/zlm0eDJqtx

Alishba Sheharyar is Principal's Learner of the Week, nominated Miss Beckwith. 'Alishba is phenomenal and is holdin… https://t.co/qIMTDDBH6S

RT @REACTFoundation: Who will be joining us @WestLakesAcad on Wednesday 12th Sept at 5.30pm #TEAMCumbria FIRST® LEGO® League 2018-19 Best P…

RT @REACTFoundation: We're preparing for #BLASTOFF @WestLakesAcad tomorrow evening (Wednesday 12th at 5.30pm) when we will hear all about #…

RT @quiffymc: My boy! So proud ❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/48o2EEmoDn

RT @WLA_RockChall: Selection workshops for RC 2019. -Monday 10th September -Friday 14th September -Monday 17th September -Friday 21st Sep…

RT @WLA_RockChall: Meeting tomorrow breaktime (Thursday) for everyone involved in RC 2018 please.

RT @oliverhodgsonn: OMG! I cannot believe that at 14, I have received my first official media pass and it’s for one of the biggest sporting…

RT @WLA_RockChall: Some exciting news for RC 2019 on our instagram page!!!! Follow us and keep up with what's new for #teamWLA @wla_rockcha

RT @MrsAliCow: Don't know how but we seemed to have raised 2 clever kids!!! George put his tools down @WestLakesAcad where he was working w…

https://t.co/MtiBCrdvTV Very proud of our year 11 students today - all the hard work has clearly paid off! We coul… https://t.co/Bf6rKrDFTj

Thank you to @SamParkerITV and her team for popping in to see us on our results day. Our students were very excited… https://t.co/cjKTUupLPv

Some of our year 11 students will be on the 6:00 report tonight! Tweet us when you see it! https://t.co/Ddcr1kVow1

RT @WhitehavenNews: Teenagers across West Cumbria are celebrating their GCSE results today. Find out all the news from schools including @w

RT @EnglishWLA: Well done to all our Y11 students! We are so proud of you all - the hard work has paid off guys! @WestLakesAcad #congratula

RT @ailsawrote1: My awesome little brother passed all his GCSEs with Grade 5 💖 After opening his results he then went and carried on workin…

RT @CumbriaCrack: West Lakes Academy students celebrate A-level results https://t.co/L56AJi1WzP https://t.co/oKLOSZ2LmR

RT @WhitehavenNews: Students across West Cumbria are celebrating after receiving their A-level results today. Can you spot yourself in our…

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Ready, set, click – WLA student Oliver Hodgson meets Mo Farah at Great North Run

Last Sunday marked a very important day for West Lakes Academy’s (Year 10 student) Oliver Hodgson as he was part of the press team at the Great North Run. Oliver said when he applied for this role in August he “thought nothing of it” – clearly not expecting to receive a letter last Monday inviting […]

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West Lakes Academy Students Celebrate GCSE Results

West Lakes Academy students, parents and staff are delighted by the 2018 GCSE results. Spectacular-results were achieved by many including: Chloe Lobb: grade 9 in Art, Biology, Chemistry, English Language, French, Geography, Maths, Physics and Technology, Distinction* in ICT, grade 8 English Literature Neve Richardson: grade 9 in Biology, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Geography, […]

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West Lakes Academy Students Celebrate A Level Results

West Lakes Academy students, parents and staff are celebrating the 2018 A Level results!

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West Lakes Academy Student Awards Evening 2018!

Parents and carers, students, staff and governors joined together on Tuesday 17 July 2018 at the annual awards event to celebrate the outstanding achievements of our students over the past year. Over 250 guests attended the prestigious annual event, which honours students for a range of achievements including: academic achievement, student leadership, overcoming adversity and […]

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