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Students representing all 7 schools in the Cumbria Education Trust (CET) participated in the inaugural collaborative School Council meeting.
Cumbria Education Trust hold first ever cross-trust GCSE revision conference aimed at helping students to maximise their potential
Almost 500 Year 11 students from across Cumbria Education Trust’s (CET’s) secondary schools and academies were brought together for the trust’s first ever Year 11 Revision Conference in preparation for the summer 2019 exams.
Clear vision and strong leadership signal improvement for Workington Academy. Workington Academy has received promising feedback today in its first ever Ofsted report, following an inspection in May. The thorough report highlights strong leadership, the “clear vision” of the new headteacher, and the staff’s “supportive relationship with pupils” as factors that will “ensure that outcomes […]
Westfield Housing Association have been supporting education in Workington for many years and their generous donations have been used to reward students at Workington Academy, not just for academic excellence but for fulfilling the core values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience. Progress, effort, attendance, contribution to academy life and community service have all been recognised along with attainment and achievement. Central […]
Cumbria Education Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of a new headteacher for Workington Academy. Des Bird was recently appointed; he is currently Headteacher at Richard Rose Morton Academy in Carlisle. The position was advertised in a national multi-media campaign and attracted a wide field of high calibre applications. A short-list of excellent candidates […]
On Tuesday 26th September students and Staff at Workington Academy excitedly welcomed Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester – who was arriving to mark the official opening of the new Workington Academy building – and was received by HM Lord Lieutenant of Cumbria, Mrs Claire Hensman. The academy, which is one of six schools […]
Excitement as students and staff at Workington Academy move into their brand new state-of-the-art building. Built as part of the Government’s Priority Schools Building Programme by Sir Robert McAlpine, the £16.5m structure, which has been constructed alongside the existing school, has space for 1200 students and includes two three storey wings and a two-storey section. […]
EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR MOVE INTO NEW £16m ACADEMY FOR WORKINGTON Students and staff at Workington Academy closed the doors at their old school building for the last time before the half term break and are now looking forward to moving into their brand new state-of-the art academy building. Built as part of the Government’s Priority […]
In October, Jonathan Blackmore had his passing out parade from the Fire Cadets. Jonathan had to showcase the many skills he had studied over the last year, including: using ladders for a rescue, BA search and rescue, road traffic collision, using the hydraulic cutting equipment and how to use a hose reel & delivery hose. He was awarded […]