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Accolade for Millom

MILLOM School has been recognised for its achievements in education over the past three years.

Last updated 7 April 2011
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Awards joy for Young Enterprise team

WHITEHAVEN School’s Post 16 Young Enterprise company, MotiGo, has won first prize at the West Cumbria area final competition.

Last updated 7 April 2011
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Monkwray pupils are poster perfect

3103home PUPILS at Monkwray Primary School have been creating colourful posters to warn people against anti-social behaviour.

Last updated 31 March 2011
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Union voices concerns

CONCERNS have been raised about the government’s proposals to replace the education maintenance allowance with a lesser bursary fund.

Last updated 31 March 2011
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Lecturers join national walkout over pensions

LAKES College West Cumbria was affected as lecturers took part in the first nationwide strike in their sector for five years.

Last updated 31 March 2011
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Ofsted inspectors praise staff and pupils

STAFF and pupils at a Millom school are celebrating after a glowing Ofsted report put them at the top of the class.

Last updated 24 March 2011
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Pupils come top in courtroom

WHITEHAVEN School pupils have come top in a mock trials competition.

Last updated 24 March 2011
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Pupil Kate is on the write path to success

A ST Benedict’s School pupil has been shortlisted for a unique writers’ prize.

Last updated 22 March 2011
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It's just a matter of rocket science

PUPILS from Whitehaven School have taken part in an intensive seven-day training course.

Last updated 21 March 2011
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Adult education ‘good’ – inspectors

MORE than 11,000 people took part in learning provided through the county’s Adult Education Service last year and, according to the latest report by Ofsted inspectors, they are receiving a service, graded overall as ‘good’.

Last updated 10 March 2011
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St Benedict's wins backing for dining plans

ST Benedict’s School has won permission to build a new dining room for its post-16 students.

Last updated 7 March 2011
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Enterprising young team

CEYOUNGENTER WHITEHAVEN School’s Young Enterprise team has secured first place at a Valentine’s Day trade fair.

Last updated 2 March 2011
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£280k on supply staff

WHITEHAVEN School spent more than £280,000 on supply teachers in the last year – the most of any Cumbrian secondary school.

Last updated 2 March 2011
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Dyslexia group to quiz council over cuts plans

EDUCATION chiefs from Cumbria County Council are expected to explain how its school services for children with special needs will be hit by cuts, at a public meeting next month.

Last updated 2 March 2011
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School pay cuts don’t feel right – council leader

CUMBRIA County Council leader Eddie Martin has hinted at a U-turn on plans to cut the pay of Cumbria’s 3,500 teaching assistants.

Last updated 23 February 2011
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Ex-pupil is head of music

tt1ssarah A FORMER student at a Whitehaven sixth form has become a head of department at Whitehaven School.

Last updated 23 February 2011
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Young West Lakes chemists are ‘top of the bench’

cewlachem PUPILS at West Lakes Aca-demy are set to compete in a national chemistry competition following a triumphant win in the county heat.

Last updated 23 February 2011
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New course launched to help Copeland's unemployed

Unemployed people living in Copeland can gain a host of skills in a new course which has been launched in the borough.

Last updated 23 February 2011
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Council courses for unemployed people

COPELAND Council is offering unemployed people the chance to gain a host of skills and volunteer at exciting Olympics-inspired events.

Last updated 17 February 2011
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Fury grows over cuts to teaching assistants' pay

FURIOUS Whitehaven teaching assistants fear “children will suffer’’ as they see their jobs “downgraded’’ following proposed county council pay cuts. (8 comments)

Last updated 17 February 2011
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