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Year 9 Careers Speed Dating

A special thank you to all our visitors who joined us for the afternoon, from businesses, to colleges, to people from every occupation we could imagine. 

Thank you so much for taking the time to

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Students hit the slopes for an adventure packed week

A record number of students from Furness Academy travelled to Austria for a week on the slopes.

Almost 100 students enjoyed a week of skiing, tubing and bobsleighing last week, developing

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Additional Support for Year 11 Students

Additional Support for Year 11 Students begins this week.
From Monday 22nd January
✅ Every Year 11 student is invited to attend all Period 7 sessions. All Period 7 sessions start at 15.15pm. Period 7
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Grand Final Trophy comes to Furness Academy

This week, Miss Stirzaker brought the Women’s Super League 2 Grand Final Trophy into school to showcase the Barrow Raiders Ladies achievement, with the aim of encouraging more girls to take up the
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Guardian journalists teach Furness Academy students about news-writing

On Wednesday 1st March, a group of thirty Year 9 students took part in The Guardian’s innovative, award-winning Behind the Headlines programme. In this interactive workshop, students spent the morning working

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Theatre visit “Macbeth” retold by Imitating the Dog

Furness Academy students travelled to the Duke Theatre in Lancaster to watch a performance of Macbeth. A joint trip organised by the English and Drama departments, the students travelled from Furness Academy

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Furness Academy celebrates new partnership with Wigan Warriors

Furness Academy had the pleasure of welcoming the Wigan Warriors Rugby League Academy coaches and community development team to their school. The visit marked the end of a six-week programme, in which

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Furness Academy students welcome Rapper Breis

Working in partnership with the Furness Education Consortium, FEC liaised with the John Fisher Foundation to fund a visit to the school from an author of our choosing. The aim of the project is

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Furness Academy students work with the Anne Frank Trust

Furness Academy Year 8 students have been working closely with the Anne Frank Trust as part of the Trust’s “Voices for Equality” programme. The Anne Frank Trust, UK, established in 1991,

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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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