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Fence frenzy grips Cumbrian schools

The Westmorland Gazette: Dallam School at Milnthorpe..

1:00pm Tuesday 28th March 2017

SCHOOLS in Cumbria are having to fork out tens of thousands of pounds to heighten security in an effort to stop them falling foul of Ofsted’s inspection process which has seen two previously-good secondaries placed into special measures.

Pupils win places at prestigious Youth Music Theatre UK

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:30pm Friday 24th March 2017

TWO pupils from Giggleswick School are celebrating having been accepted into the Youth Music Theatre UK, competing with nearly 1000 other young people for a place and a part in one the company’s productions in 2017.

NOSTALGIA: Blizzard conditions proved difficult for Wilson Run competitors at Sedbergh 100 years ago

The Westmorland Gazette: Sedbergh School in Canada

7:10am Tuesday 21st March 2017

One hundred years ago on the morning of March 21, 1917, Sedberghians woke to a fine morning and hopes were high for a pleasant Wilson Run day. However, by 3pm snow that had been falling lightly since noon began to fall heavily. The wind picked up and what the Sedberghian Magazine termed ‘a very good specimen of a Sedbergh blizzard’ whipped up.

Music and laughter as children from Windermere School entertain

The Westmorland Gazette: Windermere School pupils entertained the crowds with a performance of 'The Amazing Adventures of Superstan'

5:15pm Thursday 9th March 2017

WINDERMERE School youngsters entertained packed audiences of family, friends and pupils with their version of the muscle-bound musical, The Amazing Adventures of Superstan.

Cumbrian school placed into special measures

The Westmorland Gazette: Kirkby Stephen Grammar School head teacher Ruth Houston and chairman of governors Simon Bennett who are fighting Ofsted report, after inspectors placed the 450 year old establishment in special measures. JON GRANGER

10:50am Saturday 4th March 2017

A SECOND Cumbrian school has been placed into special measures by Ofsted amid fears that its unsecured grounds pose a safety risk to pupils.