'Many of you have overcome great barriers and shown incredible courage' - head's praise at 56th annual Cartmel Priory C of E School awards evening

The Westmorland Gazette: Rehearsal for Cartmel Priory School speech and prize night, (lef), Felix Freudmann with his attendance award and Amy Shepherd with her music centre prize. (11454907)

5:18pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CHAMPION of peace whose son was killed in an IRA bomb more than 20 years ago was guest speaker at Cartmel Priory Church of England School's 56th annual prize giving evening.

Lancaster head welcomes survey

5:22pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LANCASTER Royal Grammar School's headmaster Dr Chris Pyle has welcomed an independent survey of parents praising the quality of state boarding schools.

'A very small northern fish' - Kendal nursery wins national award

The Westmorland Gazette: STRAMONGATE NURSERY AWARD WIN.  Stramongate Nursery have recently won an 'Inclusive Practice' Award in the 'Nursery World' prestigious annual awards.  Pictured are nursery staff, Ryan Toal, Kath Finn and Natalie Bigland, with children, Kai

8:02pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A LEADING Kendal nursery has been rewarded for its dedication to making every child reach their full potential.

Joinery apprentice set for SkillBuild final showdown

9:01am Saturday 18th October 2014

A JOINERY apprentice from Broughton-in-Furness has been selected as a finalist in a national construction competition, being held at Birmingham’s NEC.

Pumpkins grown by pupils on the menu at north Lancs school

11:38am Thursday 16th October 2014

PUMPKINS grown by pupils at Wilson’s Endowed CE School in Over Kellet adorned the tables for a special Harvest Lunch.

School to benefit from trick or treat

5:19pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

ERIC and Maree Coupey, from the Game Cock Inn, Austwick, will hold a Halloween fundraiser in aid of the village primary school.

50 years of education in Lancaster remembered

5:19pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A CELEBRATION of 50 years since education was brought to Lancaster will offer glimpses into the past, present and future of the city’s two universities.

New head teacher at Kendal primary school outlines plans for the future

The Westmorland Gazette: Dean Gibson school's new head Sarah Tansey with Head boy, Christian Dixon and Head Girl Amelia Tickell in their wild flower medow. (11046919)

5:12pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE new head teacher of a Kendal primary school hopes to use her experience in raising standards to propel its Ofsted rating to outstanding.

Trainee teachers to be immersed in classroom from the start in new initiative

The Westmorland Gazette: TEACHER TRAINING.  School Centred Initial Teacher Training meeting at Queen Katherine School.  Pictured (L-) are Alison Chapman (QKS), Janine Pierce (Yarlside Primary School), Julie O'Connor (Yarlside Primary School), Gareth Roscoe (Headteacher, QKS),

5:03pm Thursday 9th October 2014

TRAINEE secondary school teachers will be immersed into classrooms from the outset in a new initiative which begins in south Cumbria next month.

Parents urged to demand all automated gates at schools

4:59pm Thursday 9th October 2014

PARENTS are being urged to demand that all automated gates at schools and public buildings are checked for safety.

Castle Park primary school wins top prize at RHS Tatton Park Show

The Westmorland Gazette: WG 02/10/2014
Photo: Allan Bovill

Pupils from Castle Park Primary School won first prize this summer at the Royal Horticultural Society's Tatton Park Show in the 'School Gardening  Vegetable Trug Competition'.  Pictured clockwise from bottom

12:07pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

GREEN-fingered pupils at Kendal's Castle Park Primary School scooped first place at this summer's Royal Horticultural Society's Tatton Park Show.

New nursery set to open its doors to prospective parents

The Westmorland Gazette: Manager of Mulberry Bush Private Day Nursery Claire Robinson with Headmaster of Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School Scott Carnochan

12:02pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A NEW nursery based at Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School is throwing its doors open to the public this weekend to give parents the chance to tour its facilities.

Cumbrian parents can apply for children's schools now

4:55pm Friday 3rd October 2014

PARENTS of children starting at Cumbria’s primary and secondary schools in September 2015 can now apply for places.

School is facing exams 'cheat' probe

The Westmorland Gazette: WG 02/10/2014
Photo: Allan Bovill

Cartmel CofE Primary School. (10957564)

9:41am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A SOUTH Lakeland primary school named the sixth best performing in the country is to face an investigation after being accused of cheating in exams.

Great War links to students in visit to battlefield

5:22pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TWO Year 11 Settle College students made a personal connection with the First World War when they visited the European battlefield of Ypres.

Former student scoops prestigious award

The Westmorland Gazette: Former Kirkbie Kendal School pupil Heather Ramsay accepts her business prize from Karl Burrell of Lamont Pridmore.

4:45pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN accomplished student and sportswoman has scooped an award for outstanding success in business studies.

Shap primary school praised by Ofsted

12:01pm Sunday 28th September 2014

THE 113-pupil Shap Primary School has been rated good by education watchdog Ofsted.

Brazilian workshops, Indian dance and African drumming: Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School pupils celebrate Diversity Day

The Westmorland Gazette: Diversity Day at Casterton, Sedbergh Prep school. Enjoying the dancing, (left), William Seymour and Isabella Hubbard. (10550776)

12:05pm Friday 26th September 2014

CHILDREN dressed up in costumes to represent countries of their choice to celebrate Diversity Day at Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School.

Kendal superstore launches website to help educate schoolchildren about how food is produced

4:32pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A FRESH new free education programme designed to help children understand where good food comes from is being launched by Kendal's Morrisons store.

Lindale teenager makes history as first local Head of School at Sedbergh in nearly 500 years

5:19pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A LINDALE teenager who started the term as Sedbergh's Head of School is believed to be the first from South Lakeland in the school's illustrious half a millennium history.

Kendal arts charity inspires Heron Hill Primary School pupils in lead up to its 40th anniversary

The Westmorland Gazette: Heron Hill Primary School in Kendal had a visit from digital artist Adam Clarke. Adam is inspiring all the children at Heron Hill Primary School as they prepare to celebrate the school's 40th anniversary at the end of the year. Pictured is nine year o

12:09pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A NEW creative collaboration is inspiring pupils at Heron Hill Primary School to celebrate the past, present and future in the lead up to the school's 40th anniversary in October.

Children from Wilson’s Endowed CE School fill their baskets with fruits from a local farm

The Westmorland Gazette: (10488783)

5:15pm Friday 19th September 2014

NEW reception class pupils at Over Kellet's Wilson’s Endowed CE School filled their baskets with fruit from a local farmer.

New head is drawn to school 'ethos'

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE new headteacher of a Lake District primary school says he was drawn to the role because of its ‘strong community spirit and ethos’.

Sedbergh School pays tribute to the fallen

The Westmorland Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

REPRESENTATIVES from Sedbergh School travelled to Belgium to honour the school’s fallen in World War One.

Success celebrated at Queen Katherine School

The Westmorland Gazette:

5:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE changing landscape of the school curriculum and exams did not affect students’ performance at Queen Katherine School, according to head teacher Gareth Roscoe.

Students teach the value of exercise

The Westmorland Gazette:

6:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

STUDENTS from the University of Cumbria are working with kidney patients at Kendal’s Renal Unit to help improve their physical health and quality of life.

Kirkbie Kendal headteacher praises 'outstanding' achievements

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

KIRKBIE Kendal School’s headteacher praised the school’s ‘excellent all round performance’ this year at the annual prize giving ceremony.

Queen Elizabeth School pupils praised for their exams toughness

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

STUDENTS at Queen Elizabeth School were hailed for their ‘performance, perseverance and participation’ during exams when they attended the Kirkby Lonsdale school’s annual prize giving evening.

Work starts on improving arts facilities at Kendal school

The Westmorland Gazette:

8:00pm Thursday 4th September 2014

BUILDING work has started on an £800,000 project to develop and revamp the music and art facilities at Kirkbie Kendal School.

Former pupil to fund a new GSCE at a Lake District secondary school

The Westmorland Gazette:

1:30pm Sunday 31st August 2014

THE generosity of a former pupil will see the launch of a new GCSE at a leading Lake District secondary school.

New Zealand calls for Emily

The Westmorland Gazette:

6:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A STUDENT from Kirkbie Kendal School is planning to jet off to medical school in New Zealand after gaining three top end grades.

Twins enjoy success at A Level

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

KIRKBIE Kendal School is celebrating a 100 per cent A Level pass rate – with half of grades at the top end (A*-B).

Martin is off to Cambridge

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

STAR pupil Martin Khadem is off to Cambridge after gaining one A* and four A grades in his A-Level exams.

'Amazing' A-Level results at Dallam School

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Pupils from Dallam School jumped for joy after receiving an ‘amazing’ set of results.

GCSE Results - Carnforth High School

The Westmorland Gazette:

4:18pm Thursday 21st August 2014


GCSE Results - Central Lancaster High School

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:49pm Thursday 21st August 2014


GCSE Results - John Ruskin School

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:26pm Thursday 21st August 2014


UPDATE: Council warns of potential 'volatile results' after exam changes but expects increase in five or more passes

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:40pm Thursday 21st August 2014

EARLY indications show Cumbria’s GCSE results are on course to deliver an improvement on last year’s figures, said the county council.

GCSE Results - Appleby Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

3:07pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A*-C (A*-G)

GCSE Results - Lancaster Girls' Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:53pm Thursday 21st August 2014


GCSE Results - Dallam School

The Westmorland Gazette:

2:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014


GCSE Results - Lancaster Royal Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:51pm Thursday 21st August 2014

GCSE - includes IGCSE (+ denotes AS)

GCSE Results - Windermere School

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:41pm Thursday 21st August 2014


GCSE Results - Giggleswick School

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:14pm Thursday 21st August 2014


GCSE Results - Cartmel Priory Church of England School

The Westmorland Gazette:

12:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A*-C (A*-G)

GCSE Results - Ulverston Victoria High School

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:58am Thursday 21st August 2014

A*-G (5 denotes a GCSE short course pass)

GCSE Results - Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

A*-G results (A*-C at GCSE/Level 2)

GCSE Results - Chetwynde School

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:22am Thursday 21st August 2014


GCSE Results - Kirkbie Kendal School

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:11am Thursday 21st August 2014

A* to G grades

GCSE Results - Wings School

The Westmorland Gazette:

11:02am Thursday 21st August 2014

Two students achieved 5 A*-C grades or more.

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