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Education

The steeple before the repairs began. Photos by Mike Darwell and John Coward Architects.

All Saints congregation 'delighted' with renovations of steeple of Burton-in-Lonsdale church

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Heron Hill Primary school students to grow seeds from space

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Playwright Alan Bennett visits Queen Katherine School at Kendal

International visitors to Kendal College with principal Graham Wilkinson (bottom left) and project leader Richard Evans (bottom, centre).

Kendal College hosts international visitors

Russian teachers visit QKS, (back left), Aeexei Semenov, Elena Bulin-Sokolova and Konstantin Ziskin with pupils, Stephen Healey and Amy Dawson.. (52947422)

Moscow teachers pay visit to Queen Katherine School at Kendal

Staff and pupils from Wennington Hall School at British Heart Foundation shop in Blackpool

Wennington Hall School praised for its No Smoking Day activities

The 16 ambassadors at Queen Katherine School in Kendal

Queen Katherine School pupils at Kendal become 'ambassadors'

Picture left to right: Harry Guest, Maisie Weymouth, Aaron Atkinson and Megan Braithwaite

An ice surprise for little ones in class

Settle College offer a good education. Picture are, back row, Rosie Laycock, Howard Hill, Bethany Duncan; and front, Leah Stanford, Oliver Drew, Edward Sharp and Amelia Veevers

Settle College celebrates 'good' rating from Ofsted inspectors

Ulverston Victoria High School officially opened its new £5m building at Ulverston Victoria High School. Chairman of Cumbria County Council Melvyn Worth cuts the ribbon with the youngest Year 7 students Kara Grace, Oliver Burrows, Dylan Webb and Eleano

New £4.5million building opens at Ulverston Victoria High School

Burneside pupils receive awards after getting involved in activities outdoors

Burneside pupils receive awards after getting involved in activities outdoors

LETTER: More consultation needed over University of Cumbria plans at Ambleside

LETTER: More consultation needed over University of Cumbria plans at Ambleside

The new logo

Kendal College students' logo set to give boost to South Lakeland Credit Union

Cartmel CE Primary School has undergone major improvements to school including an extension and refurbishment. Tim Farron, MP, officially opened the new classroom with headteacher Rachel Battersby (right) and pupils Rob Wattan (left) and Isabel Cole (righ

Cartmel Primary School celebrates revamped site

DELIGHTED: Children from Ulverston Victoria High look happy with their designs

Free rugby kit for schools

College is top class for employability

College is top class for employability

Kendal students represent England at running

Kendal students represent England at running

Kirkby Stephen's Harrison & Hetherington's  2015 Continental Champion by Messrs D. & C.E. Marston of Easegill Head, Wharton

Auction Marts - NWA J36, Kirkby Stephen and Carlisle

George’s design joy

George’s design joy

Ulverston lads go for gold at work placement

Lancaster University scoops another award

Lancaster University scoops another award

John Ruskin School - GCSE Results

John Ruskin School - GCSE Results

Wings School - GCSE results

Wings School - GCSE results

Sedbergh School - GCSE/IGCSE results

Sedbergh School - GCSE/IGCSE results

Windermere School

Windermere School

Appleby Grammar School - GCSE Results

Appleby Grammar School - GCSE Results

Settlebeck School - GCSE Results

Settlebeck School - GCSE Results

Lancaster Royal Grammar School - GCSE Results

Lancaster Royal Grammar School - GCSE Results

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School - GCSE Results

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School - GCSE Results

Cartmel Priory C of E School

Cartmel Priory C of E School - GCSE results

Giggleswick School - GCSE Results

Giggleswick School - GCSE Results

Queen Elizabeth School - GCSE Results

Queen Elizabeth School - GCSE Results

Queen Katherine School at Kendal

Kendal teachers bid farewell

Successful pupils at Keswick School

Keswick School - GCSE Results

Carnforth High School - A-level Results

Carnforth High School - A-level Results

Pupils join in summer school

Pupils join in summer school

Cumbria one of nation's best areas for apprenticeships

Keswick School - A-level Results

Keswick School - A-level Results

Sedbergh School - A-level Results

Sedbergh School - A-level Results

Lancaster Girls Grammar School - A-level Results

Lancaster Girls Grammar School - A-level Results

A-level results: Lakes School

A-level results: Lakes School

A-level results: Giggleswick School

A-level results: Giggleswick School

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New head for Furness College

DISTINCTIONS: Three students at Barrow Sixth Form College have earned top marks in new confidence-boosting classes in speech and drama. Jade Rae, Saffron Ashworth and Catherine Andrews, above, secured distinctions in Trinity examinations following a succe

Youngsters earn top marks in speech and drama classes

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University of Cumbria Vice Chancellor hangs up gown after five years

Sport star hailed

COMPETITIVE: Maasai Warriors take dodgeball very seriously as they take on John Ruskin pupil

Massai Warriors visit Coniston school

The Castle Green, Kendal held a careers day for pupils from Queen Katherine, Kirkbie Kendal & Dallam to enjoy a day at the hotel.  The day was designed to give pupils a real feel of what a job in hospitality entails. Pictured is Josie Jackson Phoebe James

Pupils learn catering jobs at hotel day

Students scoop top environment award

Students scoop top environment award

AWARD: Louise Barron with the award

Awards roll in for Kirkbie Kendal School as they claim 'best teacher' gong

Local schools

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Primary Schools (Key Stage 2)

  • Beetham CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - SUPP
    • 2013 - SUPP

    Average points score: SUPP

  • Castle Park School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 71%
    • 2013 - 83%

    Average points score: 27.9

  • Crosscrake CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 70%
    • 2013 - 86%

    Average points score: 28.7

  • Crosthwaite CofE School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 100%
    • 2013 - SUPP

    Average points score: 29.6

  • Dean Barwick School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - SUPP
    • 2013 - 63%

    Average points score: SUPP

  • Dean Gibson Catholic Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 68%
    • 2013 - 92%

    Average points score: 28.6

  • Goodly Dale Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 75%
    • 2013 - 100%

    Average points score: 26.1

  • Grayrigg CofE School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 71%
    • 2013 - 57%

    Average points score: 28.5

  • Heron Hill Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 82%
    • 2013 - 59%

    Average points score: 28.5

  • Heversham St Peter's CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 86%
    • 2013 - 100%

    Average points score: 28.9

  • Holme Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 100%
    • 2013 - 100%

    Average points score: 29.5

  • Levens CofE School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 100%
    • 2013 - 80%

    Average points score: 32.8

  • Lindale CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 83%
    • 2013 - 50%

    Average points score: 30.4

  • Milnthorpe Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 81%
    • 2013 - 67%

    Average points score: 28.9

  • Old Hutton CofE School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 100%
    • 2013 - 71%

    Average points score: 31.4

  • Sandgate School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - SUPP
    • 2013 - SUPP

    Average points score: SUPP

  • Sedbergh Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 57%
    • 2013 - 76%

    Average points score: 27.1

  • Selside Endowed CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - SUPP
    • 2013 - 100%

    Average points score: SUPP

  • St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 100%
    • 2013 - 83%

    Average points score: 30.8

  • St Mark's CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 68%
    • 2013 - 83%

    Average points score: 28.8

  • St Mary's CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 63%
    • 2013 - 92%

    Average points score: 28.5

  • St Oswald's CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 69%
    • 2013 - 60%

    Average points score: 26.5

  • St Patrick's CofE School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 71%
    • 2013 - 71%

    Average points score: 27.6

  • St Thomas's CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 72%
    • 2013 - 65%

    Average points score: 28.0

  • Staveley CofE School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 78%
    • 2013 - 88%

    Average points score: 28.7

  • Storth CofE School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 92%
    • 2013 - 100%

    Average points score: 29.1

  • Vicarage Park CofE Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 60%
    • 2013 - 86%

    Average points score: 28.6

  • Yealand Church of England Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 100%
    • 2013 - 57%

    Average points score: 31.9

Secondary Schools (Key Stage 4)

  • Cedar House School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Dallam School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 73%
    • 2012 - 67%
    • 2013 - 69%
    • 2014 - 73%
  • Kirkbie Kendal School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 58%
    • 2012 - 67%
    • 2013 - 62%
    • 2014 - 61%
  • Queen Elizabeth School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 77%
    • 2012 - 76%
    • 2013 - 74%
    • 2014 - 79%
  • Sandgate School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - SUPP
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Sedbergh School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 71%
    • 2012 - 81%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 18%
  • Settlebeck High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 49%
    • 2012 - 59%
    • 2013 - 65%
    • 2014 - 69%
  • The Queen Katherine School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 67%
    • 2012 - 67%
    • 2013 - 59%
    • 2014 - 61%
  • Underley Garden School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Whinfell School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - SUPP
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Wings School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 6%
    • 2012 - 14%
    • 2013 - 13%
    • 2014 - 14%
  • Witherslack Hall School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%

Sixth Forms & Colleges (Key Stage 5)

  • Dallam School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C
  • Kendal College

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • NE
  • Kirkbie Kendal School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C
  • Queen Elizabeth School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C+
  • Sedbergh School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C+
  • The Queen Katherine School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • B-

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