Category Archives: Workington Academy

Workington Academy Receives Promising Ofsted Report

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 […]

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WA Classroom Named in Tribute

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 […]

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Headteacher Appointment Announced at Workington Academy

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 […]

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Workington Academy move into their brand new building

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.  […]

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Move into new Workington Academy

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 […]

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Fire Cadets Success

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 […]

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