Adult Education

We extend a warm invitation to join us at our state of the art academy, an exciting opportunity to indulge in and enjoy a new learning experience in this flagship building for the west area.

The programme has been developed with the aim of delivering learning opportunities to meet the needs of our community, whatever your ability, interest or skill. Whatever course you choose you will receive advice, support, guidance and professional tuition from a dedicated team of staff and tutors.

We have a range of leisure courses, accredited ICT and GCSEs, to improve skills and employability. Courses take place at the academy and also in a number of outreach venues in the local area.

More details about the courses we offer are available below.

Don’t hesitate to telephone or e-mail the centre for more information, an out-of-hours answering service is in operation.

We look forward to seeing you in September.

Centre Manager: Lynn Close
Clerical Assistants:
Christine Deacon and Carol Bruce

Contact Information

West Lakes Academy Adult Education,
Main Street,
CA22 2DQ.

Academy reception: day and evening 01946 820356.

Direct dial 01946 828860 with voicemail


Office Hours (term time only)
Monday and Tuesday 9.00 – 13.00
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Evenings 17.00 – 21.30.                    Friday 17.00 -20.00

The centre is situated at West Lakes Academy in Egremont, on Main Street. We also use various outreach venues for our courses. These include the De Lucy Centre in Egremont, Phoenix Enterprise Centre at Cleator Moor, St Mary’s and St Michael’s Church Hall in Egremont.

Thank you to all our learners that supported us in 2015/16 we hope that you enjoyed your learning experience with us.

Our new programme is being prepared and will be available from July 2016, hope that you will join us at the Academy in September

Taking names now for our September programme of GCSE courses

GCSE Science
GCSE English Language
GCSE Mathematics

For both Maths and English we determine the correct course for you by asking you to complete an initial assessment. The aim of this is to assess your skills. We offer functional skills and GCSE in Maths.

Adult Education Brochure

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Download 2016/17 Brochure

New for 2017


Full Course List

Enrolment Form

Click here to view the Adult Education enrolment form