Wednesday 21 September  2016– Year 5&6 Open Evening

come along and explore our academy, collect a ‘Passport to Year 7’ and collect your stamps as you visit different areas and have a go at a wide range of interactive activities! Don’t forget to call at our ‘New Build Viewing Area’ to see what our new school is going to look like.


Monday 26 September – Friday 21 October 2016 Day Time Tours available

Come back and see us in action! Book a day time tour to come and visit some lessons, meet key members of staff and soak up the atmosphere of a typical day at Workington Academy. Complete a Tour Booking sheet or contact our office to book – office@workingtonacademy.org / 01900 873926.


Monday 31 October 2016Deadline for Secondary School Application

Ensure to have your completed Secondary School Application form submitted by this date.

Link to the SA3 form that must be completed can be found here:

http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/childrensservices/schoolsandlearning/lss/applyforasecondaryschoolplaceforsept17/transfertosecondaryschoolinseptember2017.asp


Wednesday 1 March 2017 – National Offers Day

Parents/Carers will be notified of which school your child has been allocated to. This will come via email if you applied online or via post if you applied through this method.


March 2017Confirmation of Places and Initial Transition Information

Mrs Macklin (Headteacher) and Miss Tweddle (Director of Learning – Year 7 & 8) will write to you to confirm your place at Workington Academy and to share upcoming transition information with you regarding key dates and events to support yourself and your child in making the step up to secondary school and Workington Academy in September 2017


March – April 2017Primary School Visits

Miss Tweddle and Miss Jones will conduct Primary school visits to meet all Year 6 students who will be joining us in September 2017.


Wednesday 26 April 2017Year 6-7 Pre Admission Evening

Come along and find out all of the necessary information that you need to know about Workington Academy and how to prepare yourself and your child for starting with us in September 2017.


Friday 30 June 2017Year 6-7 Tutor Meeting Day

Come along to Workington Academy to meet your child’s new tutor. Individual 15 minute appointments will be scheduled throughout the day, so that you can discuss key information and ask any questions that you may have regarding starting at Workington Academy.


Wednesday 6 July 2017 – Year 6-7 Transition Day

All students are invited to spend the day at Workington Academy in their new form groups. They will conduct a range of team building activities with their new classmates and form tutor, as well as getting to know their way around the school building.


July – August 2017 – Year 6-7 Summer School

Join us at our Summer School, where you will have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with Workington Academy, spend time with your new peers and get to know some of our Workington Academy staff. Workington Academy Summer School provides a ‘not to be missed’ opportunity to spend time at your new school, participating in a variety of fun and interactive activities including sports, expressive arts, music, problem solving, technology and many more.


More information regarding these events will be distributed in due course. If you do have any questions or queries regarding your child’s transition to Workington Academy – please do not hesitate to contact Miss Tweddle – Director of Learning – Year 7&8, at any time – ntweddle@workingtonacademy.org