Year 6 Parents Coffee Morning

An informal opportunity to come in to the Academy to meet key staff and ask any questions regarding the primary transition process. This invitation is offered to all parents of Year 6 students who have been allocated a place at Central Academy in September. Friday 22nd March 9.30 – 10.30am.

Our Academy

Central to your Success

Based in the heart of the beautiful border city of Carlisle on the edge of the Lake District we provide high quality education to 11-18 year olds from across the City.

Central Academy is a part of the United Learning group of schools and academies and as such, we are committed to providing excellent education through which all our students are able to progress, achieve and go on to succeed in life.

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Outstanding Curriculum

Acquiring the learning skills and attributes to become an independent learner underpins the curriculum experience at Central Academy. Lessons prepare for outstanding success at GCSE/ iGCSE examinations.

Learning is designed to develop higher order thinking skills and increases significantly in intellectual challenge as students progress through the school.

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Sixth Form

Our Sixth Form is special because our students are at the heart of everything we do. We have a unique approach to supporting our students as they work towards fulfilling their potential in Years 12 and 13.  Every student who joins our Sixth Form is an individual and because of this approach, we can build personal timetables and programme of study which enable our students to get to where they want to be.

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Welcome to Central Academy

We are commited to providing excellent education which allows our pupils to progress, achieve and go on to succeed in life. We aim to bring out 'the best in everyone'. As part of United Learning we share our core values:


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