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West Cumbria school's memorial garden honours inspirational student

rebeccagarden1107 A memorial garden has been created by Maryport’s Netherhall School for an inspirational student.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Sue calls it a day on 30-year school career

mrsjones 1107 A Workington teacher will retire next Friday after more than 30 years in the profession.

Last updated 11 July 2014
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Maryport schools to lead the way for teachers

maryportteachers2706 Every infant school in Maryport will play a part in training England’s next generation of teachers.

Last updated 27 June 2014
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Good hair day as salon pros put on a show

hair2 1306 Students and salon owners from across West Cumbria were given a rare opportunity to see a professional salon show at Lillyhall’s Lakes College.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Maryport school has transformed says report

hildabeggsfggfgf Maryport Junior School has been transformed, according to Government inspectors.

Last updated 13 June 2014
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Workington nursery marks two milestones

nurseryfront0606 A Workington nursery held a double celebration this week.

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Improving Workington school makes progress towards coming out of special measures

Stainburn School and Science College in Workington is making reasonable progress after earlier being judged as inadequate, a government watchdog has said. (4 comments)

Last updated 6 June 2014
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Family tradition for new head girl Sophie

headkids0905 A Cockermouth School pupil is following in her family’s footsteps as she is appointed as its latest head girl.

Last updated 9 May 2014
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First look at West Cumbria's new University Technical College

utc 0205 Lillyhall's University Technical College is due to be completed within the next two months.

Last updated 2 May 2014
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VIDEO: Plea to vote for school's £80,000 classroom bid

A final rallying call has been made for people to get behind a secondary school and help it win an £80,000 classroom.

Last updated 25 April 2014
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Netherhall School improving standards in Maryport

nethawards 2803 Maryport’s Netherhall School has “begun the journey to becoming a good school”, according to Government inspectors.

Last updated 28 March 2014
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Schools will be hit by teachers’ strike

Teachers are set to strike on Wednesday in dispute over pay, pensions and working conditions.

Last updated 21 March 2014
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New Workington heads pledge to turn around troubled schools

twoheads1403 The new headteachers of Workington’s troubled Stainburn and Southfield schools are determined to lead them out of special measures. (4 comments)

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Three potential sponsors respond to Workington academy call

Three possible sponsors have come forward to back plans for a new academy in Workington.

Last updated 14 March 2014
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Please park safely, say pupils

seatonparkers2802 Seaton pupils have joined the call to stop parents parking dangerously outside the gates of their village school. (4 comments)

Last updated 28 February 2014
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War veteran Simon Weston to speak at awards night

simonweston 2102 Falklands War veteran Simon Weston will be the keynote speaker at a Maryport school’s annual awards evening.

Last updated 21 February 2014
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The 15-year-old who stepped up in heated schools debate to demand ‘what about us?’

schoolsmeetingfront0702 A teenage schoolgirl took centre stage at a mass meeting this week to accuse council bosses of sidelining the concerns of Workington pupils. (14 comments)

Last updated 7 February 2014
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Angry mums launch petition against schools merger

petitionmumsfront0702 Two Workington mums have launched a petition against county council plans to close the town’s Southfield and Stainburn schools and replace them with a single academy.

Last updated 7 February 2014
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Workington school shows improvements, inspectors say

Workington’s Northside Primary School is taking effective steps to improve, a government inspector has said.

Last updated 24 January 2014
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Author’s visit to school is no fantasy

bookman 0612 Pupils at a Workington school met an award-winning fantasy author.

Last updated 6 December 2013
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