Furness Academy wins national marine project

A group of Year 8 students at Furness Academy have won a national competition, focused on sustainability and the importance of the planet’s marine environment. Led by the Dive Project Cornwall, the competition involved

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Furness Academy welcomes some feathered friends to school

On Friday 4th February, the Art Department at Furness Academy welcomed the Owl Sanctuary for a long await return to the school. Frequent visitors pre-pandemic, this was the first time the

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Furness Education Trust staff head to European Capital of Culture

This week, three teachers from Furness Education Trust have visited Kaunas, Lithuania as part of one of the Trust’s Erasmus+ projects. Teachers Emma Coulter and Glenn Kaighan from Furness Academy

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Furness Academy students given once in a lifetime trip opportunity

This week, eight Furness Academy students have been offered a place on the trip of lifetime to New York City later this year. Over 70 students applied for a place

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Furness Academy celebrates the extension of the Turing Scheme

Last week’s budget brought great news for staff and students at Furness Academy, with Chancellor Rishi Sunak announcing the continuation of the Turing scheme for an additional three years.

The Turing

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UK Parliament Week

Furness Academy’s Mock Parliament welcomes some special VIPSs.

Over the past few weeks, students at Furness Academy have been learning all about the democratic process and how a bill becomes a law. In preparation for UK Parliament

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Furness Academy STEM Transition

This week, Furness Academy welcomed Year 6 students for the first face-to-face primary school transition event in over 18 months. Students from local primaries have taken part in a STEM challenge each morning over the past

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Barrow AFC Partnership Announced

Furness Education Trust are proud to announce their new partnership with Barrow AFC Community Trust, to deliver the Furness School Games provision for schools across the peninsula.

The Furness School Games organiser role has been delivered

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Open Evening 2021

We are so pleased to be able to welcome Year 6 students, with their parents and carers, to our Open Evening on Wednesday 15th September.


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Results Day 2021

Huge congratulations to all our students on GCSE results day. We are incredibly proud of you all. 

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