Ulverston Victoria High School achieves its 'best ever' A-Level results

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

EVERYONE was in celabratory mood on a record-breaking results day in Ulverston.

'Students should do subjects they like' - MEP

The Westmorland Gazette: UKIP Euro MP Paul Nuttall

5:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A NORTH West MEP claims education would improve if more students were encouraged to do what they enjoy.

Best yet A-Level results at 'new' Sedbergh

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SEDBERGH School recorded the best haul of A and A* grades in its history – in the first year after the merger with Casterton.

Excellent A-Level results at Kirkby Stephen

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:31pm Monday 18th August 2014

KIRKBY Stephen Grammar School again achieved excellent A Level and AS results, with many students achieving A* and A grades at both A Level and AS Level and the number of top grades (A* - C) increasing at both levels – and the pass rate also above the national average.

Settle College bucks the national A-Levels trend

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:07pm Monday 18th August 2014

SETTLE College students achieved their best ever results to buck the declining trend in grades nationally.

Quality mark for University of Cumbria

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:20am Saturday 16th August 2014

THE University of Cumbria has been awarded the prestigious Buttle UK Quality Mark for its commitment to young people in care.

A-Level and AS Level Results - Appleby Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:26pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Year 12 - AS Level

A Level Results - Kirkbie Kendal School

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:20pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Kirkbie Kendal School

A-Level and AS Level Results - The Queen Katherine School, Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

The Queen Katherine School, Kendal

A-Level and AS Level Results - Lancaster Girls' Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:26pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Year 13 – (AS)/A-Level

A-Level Results - Giggleswick School

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:33pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Year 13 – A-Level

A-Level and AS Level Results - Barrow Sixth Form College

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Barrow Sixth Form College

A-Level and AS Level Results - Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:51am Thursday 14th August 2014

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Level and AS Level Results - The Lakes School

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:50am Thursday 14th August 2014

The Lakes School, Windermere

A-Level and AS Level Results - Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:40am Thursday 14th August 2014

Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale

School celebrates 'outstanding' Ofsted rating

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE head teacher of a school judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted insists the rating will not breed complacency.

VIDEO: Helping students through the Clearing process

The Westmorland Gazette: A Levels

4:43pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A UNIVERSITY has opnened its Clearing hotline today to support students receiving their A-level results.

Ian's a Master at mending vehicles

The Westmorland Gazette:

10:10am Wednesday 13th August 2014

AN EDEN mechanic who developed a talent for fixing things as a youngster is celebrating becoming a Master Technician.

'Inspirational' teacher retires after 27 years

The Westmorland Gazette:

7:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A KENDAL teacher who worked at the same school for 27 years has retired.

RE teaching strikes gold

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

KENDAL’S Queen Katherine School has become one of only six secondary schools in the country to be recognised for its religious education teaching.

Animal magic as Dent pupils leave gifts to school

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:33pm Monday 4th August 2014

YEAR six pupils at Dent Primary School unveiled their leaving presents for other pupils on the last day of term.

Rail lesson for young 'officers'

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:43pm Monday 4th August 2014

YOUNGSTERS learned about safety on railway lines as part of a five-months long scheme designed to educate them about the important role police play in the community.

Kendal College to open clinic for rescued animals

The Westmorland Gazette:

6:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

STUDENTS will learn how to nurse animals when Kendal College opens its wildlife rehabilitation and rescue centre later this year.

Charlie cooks up a solar stove

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A DESIGN & Technology student from Sedbergh School has won a prestigious national award.

Lakes School cast of Miss Saigon meet their West End counterparts

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The cast of a Lakes School production had a day to remember when they were invited backstage to meet their counterparts in the West End.

Charlotte Mason legacy to be highlighted by University of Cumbria

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IN RESPONSE to requests, Charlotte Mason’s name will be acknowledged on a board near the entrance to the University of Cumbria campus, subject to planning consent, the community liaison group has been told.

South Lakes schools group marks ten year anniversary

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

AN ORGANISATION set up to boost students’ achievements in South Lakeland is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

Families head back to class in special day

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

MORE than 100 grandparents went back to the classroom to join in activities at a north Lancashire school.

New primary school opens today in Lake District

The Westmorland Gazette: New primary school opens today in Lake District

8:10am Thursday 19th June 2014

A SPECIAL ceremony will mark the opening of a new primary school in the Lake District.

Tributes paid to retiring Giggleswick School headteacher

The Westmorland Gazette: Giggleswick School headmaster Geoffrey Boult

3:58pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

FULSOME tributes to the retiring headteacher of Giggleswick School have been paid by governors and staff at the school's speech day.

Windermere School celebrates prize day

The Westmorland Gazette: Windermere School pupils celebrated their high achievement

12:00pm Monday 9th June 2014

WINDERMERE School welcomed governors, parents, staff and students to their annual prize day.

More than 40 universities and colleges to attend education fair at Kendal

The Westmorland Gazette: Successful exam results can be a passport to an offer from universities and colleges

10:00am Monday 9th June 2014

MORE than 40 universities and colleges from around the UK will be exhibiting at the annual South Lakes Higher Education Fair.

School packed lunches feedback wanted

The Westmorland Gazette: Sandwich shop gets three stars

4:00pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

PARENTS’ views on school packed lunches are being sought by Leeds Metropolitan University.

Pupils get global food for thought

The Westmorland Gazette: Goodly Dale pair Lucy and Rachel gets hands-on at the event

8:35am Monday 2nd June 2014

MORE than 80 pupils descended on the Lakes School to learn about ‘valuing the little guy’.

New headteacher at Heversham outlines her vision for the future

The Westmorland Gazette: Cleo Cunningham

8:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

THE new headteacher of a small rural primary school says she is ‘committed to getting the best out of children’.

Whinfell come out tops

11:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

KENDAL’s Whinfell school came out on top at this year’s Consumer Challenge Quiz, organised by Cumbria’s trading standards team The event, held at Penrith Leisure Centre, aimed to educate young people how to be consumer savvy.

Cumbrian parents reminded about free places for early learning

4:51pm Monday 19th May 2014

PARENTS and guardians across Cumbria with two-year-old children eligible for free early learning are being reminded to apply before time runs out.

Kendal's Castle Park School celebrates Ofsted report

The Westmorland Gazette: Helen Richardson, head teacher at Kendal’s Castle Park School, celebrates the ‘good’ Ofsted verdict on the school with pupils

12:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

A KENDAL primary school has been heavily praised by education watchdog Ofsted.

Lancaster University is flying high

The Westmorland Gazette: Lancaster University

4:55pm Monday 12th May 2014

LANCASTER University is the highest placed UK university listed in the Times Higher Education world’s best young universities.

Ambleside professor to speak at summit in Singapore

The Westmorland Gazette: Professor Jim Bendell

4:00pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

AN AMBLESIDE-based university professor has been invited to speak at this month’s inaugural World Cities Summit (WCS) in Singapore.

Holme children raise cash to support owl sanctuary

The Westmorland Gazette: Matthew Constantine, Helena Constantine, Joshua Fecitt and Abby Littlefair with owls

3:20pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

FOUR primary school children had a hoot of a time raising cash to support an owl sanctuary.

Lancaster University appoints new chancellor

The Westmorland Gazette: Alan Milburn

1:22pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Lancaster University has appointed former Health Secretary Alan Milburn as its new Chancellor from  January 1, 2015.

Sedbergh teenager wins place at top London performing school

The Westmorland Gazette: Liam Bell

2:30pm Monday 28th April 2014

A TALENTED Sedbergh teenager is looking to make his mark at a prestigious performing arts school.

Pupils pen poems about their Eden village

10:10am Monday 28th April 2014

CHILDREN from an Eden Valley primary school have been writing poems to help them understand how they relate to where they live.

Grasmere pupils cook up a treat

The Westmorland Gazette: Year 5 and 6 with Greens’ chef Andy Nuttall, headteacher Jo Goode, Karen Healy and Rob Stuart

10:02am Thursday 10th April 2014

CHILDREN held a ‘Come Dine With Me’ event at the innovative café and bistro Green’s of Grasmere.

Long-serving Kendal headteacher retires

The Westmorland Gazette: Retiring head Anne Hallam with pupils at Kendal’s Vicarage Park primary school

6:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE long-serving head teacher of a Kendal primary school walked out of the school’s doors for the last time today.

Pupils go back to nature with award-winning business venture

The Westmorland Gazette: Queen Katherine School students at the awards night

8:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

Queen Katherine School (QKS) pupils are celebrating after picking up two top awards at the South Cumbria finals of Young Enterprise.

South Lakes teacher offers her expertise to schools

The Westmorland Gazette: Liane O'Kane

5:05pm Monday 7th April 2014

A SOUTH Lakeland teacher has just the technology for worried colleagues as a new computing curriculum is set to enter primary schools later this year.

Kendal school opens training unit

The Westmorland Gazette: At the opening at Queen Katherine School are (left to right) Alison Chapman, Tim Farron MP, Frank Green, head teacher Gareth Roscoe and executive head teacher Stephen Wilkinson

2:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A NEW teacher training unit has opened at Kendal’s Queen Katherine School.

Success for Kendal College students on Africa trip

2:00pm Saturday 29th March 2014

STUDENTS from Kendal College have just returned from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to South Africa to compete in a competition at the College of Cape Town.

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