Furness Academy - The journey our students take

Welcome to Furness Academy.

Thank you for your interest in the education provision, care, guidance and support on offer at Furness Academy. 

This is a very exciting time to be considering Furness Academy as a secondary school choice. We offer first class facilities that accommodate over 1100 students occupying a distinctive site in the heart of our community.

You can look forward with confidence to Furness Academy providing a welcoming and safe environment for your child. Our core values of respect, responsibility and relationships underpin all our efforts to ensure that all students have the greatest opportunity to achieve their best and we recognise and value the potential of every individual student. Under the leadership of our Head Teacher, Mr Laheney, teachers, managers, trustees, governors and sponsors are working in partnership to achieve progressive teaching and learning of a high standard.

We provide strong support for everyone and we are never satisfied until a student is doing their best.

Below details the many ways you can engage with us here at Furness Academy, where we hope we can support you as you make this important decision about where you would like to continue your learning after primary school.

Open Sessions and Tours

For those unable to attend our Open Evening, or wish to see the school in session, we have a number of Open Sessions taking place from Monday 20th to Friday 24th September. These start at 9am and will last approximately one hour.

If wish to attend one of these sessions, please ensure you book your space using the link here.

If you are unable to attend Open Evening or one of our Open Sessions but would still like to visit Furness Academy, please contact us via phone at 01229484270 or email our Marketing Manager at awarner@furnesseducationtrust.co.uk.

Furness Academy - Welcome Video

2021-2022 Prospectus

Click here to download our 2021-2022 Prospectus.

Contact Points for Prospective Students


NameRoleEmail Address
Mrs H RobinsonDeputy Headteacherhrobinson@furnessacademy.co.uk
Mrs E ElliottSENCOeelliott@furnessacademy.co.uk
Mrs P GunsonAttendance Welfare Officerpgunson@furnessacademy.co.uk
Mrs L StanwayAssistant Headteacher: Student Behaviour, Safety and Welfarelstanway@furnessacademy.co.uk
Mrs N RaeAdministration Manager (for Year 7 Admissions queries only)nrae@furnessacademy.co.uk

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