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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CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY Our academy students have been raising money for Save the Children! Our Chritmas jumper day ha…

PRINCIPAL'S LEARNER OF THE WEEK Theo Ancell is the Principal's Learner of the Week, nominated by Mrs Deeks and Mi…

RT @hodgson4521: @WestLakesAcad @SocialSchAward I love all of schools social media! Makes my night looking at everyone’s success and I love…

RT @SocialSchAward: Such a strong example of teamwork spanning teachers & students contributing to an exciting & impactful use of social me…

We are proud to announce that today we were awarded by Social School Award, for our effective use of social media.…

RT @EmilyNic2: Fantastic day at rewards day, thank you @WLA_HOYS @WLARewards ♥️🥀🏆

MINI REWARD DAY Students have taken part in our first Mini Reward Day this year. The theme of the event was 'Chris…

RT @MrTebay: Celebrating in style, constantly astounded by how amazing these students are. Literally “Ne Plus Ultra” @WLARewards #TodayatWL

RT @MrsWildig: My maths marvel of the week is Luke Tackley for his excellent effort in maths each week! @WLARewards @WestLakesMaths https:/…

RT @WLARewards: @WLASixthform Heads of Year are now celebrating with their students #success @WestLakesAcad

RT @WLARewards: Mr Simpson is leading the Sixth Form celebrations today #success #WLAChristmasRewardsDay @WestLakesAcad

RT @iancurwen: Lovely as always to attend the @WestLakesAcad Rewards Day. Brilliant to see just how well our students are doing. @WLAReward

RT @Westlakes_PE: Matthew Harrison...1547m in the 2 minute challenge. #jellylegs

RT @WLARewards: Mrs Brown is celebrating with her year group

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Latest News

Christmas time visit by students to an Age UK elderly people social group

On Tuesday 12th December 12 of our students visited an elderly social group at the Old Customs House to deliver presents that had been donated by the staff and students of WLA. Watching the different generations interact, tell stories and playing a Christmas quiz, filled us with pride and showed what the true meaning of […]

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All of the ambassadors and participants who were recently part of the fantastic Infinity festival have received a gift from the REACT Foundation. The students involved have been given a small version of the scribe which was illustrated by Ian Jackson during the festival day. Mr Johnson comments that he is “immensely grateful to the REACT […]

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New Adult Education Courses

Please see below links to our new Adult Education Courses starting in January 2018. Beginners Computing Phoenix BCS Level 1 Confidence Communication

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T & L Bulletin November 2017

Welcome to the second edition of our teaching and learning magazine. In this term’s edition, staff share ace ideas on teaching strategies, behaviour, intervention and standardisation. We hope you enjoy the read! T & L Bulletin November 2017  

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