Year 11 Core Information Evening

The year 11 core information evening will take place on Tuesday 26 September 2017.  There is a session at 5.00pm for year 11 triple scientists and a session at 5.45pm for year 11 double scientists.

Invitation letters can be found here:

Year 11 Core Info Evening 5.00pm

Year 11 Core Info Evening 5.45pm

Year 7 Admissions – September 2018


Information and application forms will be made available through primary schools and online in September 2017.

Completed Year 7 admission application forms must be submitted to Cumbria County Council by 31st October 2017.

Additional information regarding admission to schools in Cumbria is available here 

West Lakes Academy Admissions Policy 2018/19

Open Evening

The Year 6 Open Evening will take place on Thursday 21 September between 5pm-7pm. 

Come along and find out why Ofsted rated us ‘Grade 1 Outstanding’ in every category.

Tour our impressive £26m building, talk to our outstanding teachers and find out more about our latest exam results.

You will also have the opportunity to ask our prefects about academy life as they guide you around the different subject areas.

Prospectus and Parent Information Booklet

View our prospectus and parent booklet online.

Academy closed for Infinity Festival on 28.9.17

Information for parents and guardians regarding the academy’s one day closure on 28.9.17 for Infinity Festival.

Dent Dash Information

Information for parents and carers regarding the upcoming ‘Dent Dash’ charity walk can be found here.

Reply slips should be returned to the academy reception by Friday 22nd September.

This year we are aiming to raise as much money as possible for Calderwood House, Egremont. If you would like to give a donation, you can do so by sponsoring a student taking part in the walk or you can donate online via our Just Giving page 

A copy of our sponsorship form can be accessed here.

Multi-Academy Trust Consultation & FAQ

Dear Parents and Carers,

Please visit our new Multi-Academy Trust page where you will find information regarding the consultation process and answers to frequently asked questions.