News and press releases relating to Workington Academy, part of the Cumbria Education Trust.

Year 8 Robotics Competition 2024

Last Friday, The Whitehaven Academy proudly hosted the CET Year 8 Interschool Robotics Competition, kindly sponsored and supported once again by Sellafield Ltd. The competition was also supported by STEM. Students from all three CET secondary schools, The Whitehaven Academy, Workington Academy and William Howard School, were joined by St Benedict’s Catholic High School and St…

University of Cumbria Graduation Ceremony 2023

This week, several Cumbria Education Trust (CET) schools were invited to perform at the University of Cumbria Graduation Ceremonies, hosted at Carlisle Cathedral. Held on 21st to 23rd November, more than 1000 graduands attended the ceremony to celebrate their success in this grand venue. More than 100 students from Castle Carrock Primary School, Longtown Primary…

Triumph at the Golden Apple Awards 2023

On Thursday 12th October, the Newsquest Golden Apple Awards were held at the Greenhill Hotel in Wigton. The coveted awards ceremony recognises talent, resilience and achievements in the education sector, as well as its inspiring people. This event brings together the best leaders, teachers, support staff and schools from across the Cumbrian education sector. We…