Summer GCE and GCSE Exam Timetables
Exam Timetables for the upcoming Summer GCE and GCSE Exams are now available in the Examinations Section.
Ofsted Inspection Report Now Available
The Report of the Ofsted Inspection carried out on the 19-20 February is now available to read using the link below.
Bad Weather Advice
In cases of adverse weather please listen to Radio Cumbria for details of school closure. Messages will be sent via the School Comms system to the phone number you have nominated - if this has changed please contact the Academy. The Academy website will be updated with more information when available.
Update: Changes to A-Levels
Ofqual has recently confirmed shift to summer-only exams
What parents think about West Lakes Academy!
The results of a recent parent's survey are now available to read here.
Updated Exams Information
Information regarding external and internal exams - including key dates - is now available on the Examinations pages.
Term Dates 2012-13
Term dates for the 2012-2013 Academic Year can be found on the Information section or by clicking here.
Parents' Newsletter Summer 2012
The Summer 2012 Issue of the West Lakes Academy Parents' Newsletter is now available here.
More information and some Frequently Asked Questions about the Biometric Cashless Catering system being used in the New Build is available here.
Parking and Vehicle Access
Information about parking and vehicle access in the new build is now available in the New Build section.
West Lakes Academy Virtual Learning Environment
As a parent, guardian or carer, the RM Learning Platform gives you access to news about the Academy, and an up-to-date picture of your child's progress, whenever and wherever you need it.
Before you can access this information, the Academy must supply you with a Username and Password. This can be obtained by completing the attached slip. This online service complies with the Department for Education's requirements to report online to parents about their child's progress.
The following is important information about your Online Account and the data that you will be able to access:
- Only Parents or Carers with 'parental responsibility' for a particular child are entitled to an account for that child's data. Parents without parental control are not allowed accounts.
- Only a Parent or Carer with 'parental responsibility' and authorised school staff can access this data about your child.
- Your data and that of all students is managed by the Academy and is held securely on servers at the Academy. We take the security of this data very seriously and all sensible measures have been taken to safeguard this information.
- When you connect, data is transmitted across the Internet securely using security encryption.
- You will be able to change your password at will to maintain the security of your account.
If you haven't already made use of this online service and wish to do so, please print and complete the VLE Parental Request Form and return it to Mrs Trembath in the SIMS Office.
New pictures of Academy
Recent pictures of the new Academy are now available on the New Build section of the website.
English Baccalaureate Information
Information about the English Baccalaureate is now available on the Key Stage 4 curriculum pages or from the link below.
Year 8 HPV Vaccination Programme
NHS Cumbria would like to make the following letter available to parents and carers.
Numeracy Booklet now available
A numeracy booklet for parents and students is now available here.
Ofsted Inspection Report
The report of the Academy's recent Ofsted inspection is now available to read here.
Applying to University
The guide "Informed Choices - A Russell Group guide to making decisions about post-16 education" is available here.