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New headteacher at Cockermouth School appointed

newhead Rob Petrie has been named as the new headteacher of Cockermouth School.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Schools league table results published

The number of secondary schools considered to be under-performing has doubled in the wake of a major overhaul of the exams system, official figures show.

Last updated 29 January 2015
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Reading is fun at Maryport school

ewanreaders 1601 Reading is becoming a competitive sport at a Maryport school.

Last updated 16 January 2015
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West Cumbrian students launch a space mission

spacepic 2412 Pupils from Lillyhall’s University Technical College will go where no college has gone before and send a recording device into space.

Last updated 24 December 2014
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Pupils' plea for new lollipop man or woman

lollipopkidsappeal1919 Children at a Workington school are appealing for someone to help them cross the road.

Last updated 19 December 2014
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Double retirement at Aspatria's Beacon Hill School

beaconretires 1912 Aspatria headteacher Julie Richardson yesterday called time on her 35-year career, saying she was leaving the “best job in the world”.

Last updated 19 December 2014
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School play is tribute to ‘wonderful father’

flimbyheadbook1212 Flimby Primary School’s Christmas production was extra special this year.

Last updated 12 December 2014
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Ofsted criticised by retiring head

julierichardson2811 The outgoing head of Aspatria’s Beacon Hill School has called on the community and politicians to support the school.

Last updated 28 November 2014
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Parents to help shape Workington's new academy

p1lorraynehughes0711 Workington's new academy will be shaped by the parents of its pupils.

Last updated 14 November 2014
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School steps back in time to mark 200th anniversary

paddle3 0711 A village school near Cockermouth has been celebrating its 200th anniversary this week.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Pupils, peace and prayer

peacekids 0711 Pupils at Maryport Junior School have been exploring peace and prayer in a project this week.

Last updated 7 November 2014
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Workington school out of special measures

Workington's Stainburn School has been officially taken out of special measures after a Government inspection. (3 comments)

Last updated 6 November 2014
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Workington academy move sparks criticism over process

The former chairman of governors of one of two Workington schools faced with closure this week said local people should have had a say in who will run the town’s planned new academy. (1 comment)

Last updated 10 October 2014
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Workington academy sponsor revealed

The sponsor of Workington’s new academy has been revealed.

Last updated 3 October 2014
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It’s all about the money for a Workington school!

stjosmoney2609 Pupils at a Workington school will be taught how to manage money as part of a ground-breaking partnership.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Aspatria headteacher to leave

The headteacher of Aspatria’s Beacon Hill School has resigned.

Last updated 26 September 2014
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Cockermouth infant school mum eyes top award

carolynparker1909 When mum-of-three Carolyn Parker agreed to help count the dinner money at her children’s Cockermouth school 10 years ago, little did she realise it was the beginning of a journey that would lead to a national awards final.

Last updated 19 September 2014
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West Cumbrian school feels a chill for a good cause

ice3 1209 Pupils at Allonby Primary School paid more than £50 last Friday to see staff members soaked in the ice bucket challenge.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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A new start for apprentices

Gen2Oliver1209 Two-hundred West Cumbrian youngsters have taken the next step towards their long-term careers by starting apprenticeships with training provider Gen2.

Last updated 12 September 2014
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