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Students enjoying learning

ttmschool MOST students have now decided on the path they wish to follow after their GCSEs and we are happy that many students from our own school and from other schools have found that the combination of courses on offer and the level of support provided here have made us the right choice for them, said a Whitehaven School Post-16 Centre spokesperson.

Last updated 10 June 2010
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All change at West Lakes Academy

ttmacademy IT’S all change at West Lakes Academy. A new director of sixth form, Andy Williamson, has been appointed and new courses are on offer.

Last updated 10 June 2010
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Curriculum to suit everyone

ST Bees School offers a varied and exciting sixth form curriculum and has an excellent record of success at A-level and entry to higher education, including Oxbridge.

Last updated 10 June 2010
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Amcor offers opportunities

ttmamcor EMPLOYING in excess of 400 people, Amcor Flexibles Cumbria continues to support the locality since it began its life as Smith Brothers in 1880.

Last updated 10 June 2010
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Life skills

FROM August, young people will be encouraged to access a variety of initiatives across the county which will enable them to progress into further education, training or employment.

Last updated 10 June 2010
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Take control of your future

IF you are looking to drive your future forward but are unsure on which direction to take, JHP Training can help you with their fantastic apprenticeship programmes.

Last updated 9 June 2010
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Hopes for learning centre

EDUCATION chiefs hope that the West Cumbrian unit for excluded children will emerge from special measures this summer.

Last updated 26 May 2010
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Dealing with the stress of exams

EXAM stress has affected nearly a third of local students, a survey by Samaritans and YouGov reports.

Last updated 26 May 2010
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Golden gala day

HENSINGHAM Primary School is holding a golden gala day to mark its 50th anniversary.

Last updated 26 May 2010
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Adults encouraged to learn

THE NINETEENTH annual Adult Learners Week takes place this month.

Last updated 10 May 2010
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School extension opened

A SCHOOL extension for science and investigation studies has been opened.

Last updated 5 May 2010
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Inspectors praise centre as it starts to make changes

GOVERNMENT inspectors have revisited the Distington-based centre for excluded children or those who are at risk of being permanently excluded from their school.

Last updated 28 April 2010
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St Benedict's pupils earn points on the way to uni degree

SIX students from St Benedict’s Catholic High School have officially become “undergraduates” of the Open University after successfully completing Higher Education courses and gaining 10 points towards a university degree.

Last updated 22 April 2010
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Determination pays off for student Pamela

LAKES College student Pamela Carter is celebrating being awarded the prestigious Ascentis David J Moore memorial bursary.

Last updated 8 April 2010
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County takes learning charge

CUMBRIA County Council will take over responsibility for commissioning post-16 education and training in the county on April 1 following the closure of the Learning & Skills Council.

Last updated 31 March 2010
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‘Sexual predator’ teacher who had sex with pupil sent to jail

A TEACHER who had sex with a 16-year-old pupil after seducing her with email messages on Facebook has been sent to prison for two years.

Last updated 31 March 2010
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Enterprising success for Whitehaven School

WHITEHAVEN School’s Young Enterprise company, Events Direct, has won second place at the West Cumbria Finals.

Last updated 30 March 2010
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Free childcare extended

PARENTS in Cumbria are being urged to take advantage of more free learning and childcare which is introduced later this year.

Last updated 24 March 2010
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Courses to suit all candidates

BEING unemployed can involve a dispiriting rollercoaster of courses, interviews and knock-backs. But that needn’t always be the case.

Last updated 23 March 2010
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£23m lifeline for university will help to secure future

andy univsingle4 THE University of Cumbria has been handed a £23 million financial lifeline which could help secure its future.

Last updated 17 March 2010
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