Appleby Grammar School is set in a stunning rural location and is an academy with high standards and great ambition for all their students. They pride their self’s on strong family and community ethos. Their curriculum is strong and well balanced, with plenty of choice. They are committed to developing every student’s particular strengths in an environment in which they can thrive.
They aim to provide the very best learning and personal development opportunities for every young person that they serve. Their students enjoy a high quality education in a school where they feel valued and cared for. They know their students well and learning is tailored to ensure that each child achieves their potential and beyond.
Beacon Hill Community School aims to provide a caring, stimulating environment where every child can be successful. We passionately believe in placing young people at the heart of the learning process. At Beacon Hill Community School they provide a individually tailored education in a nurturing and rich learning environment. They ensure all their students become aspirational, independent and confident young adults.
Cockermouth School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form located in Cockermouth. Previously a community school administered by Cumbria County Council, Cockermouth School converted to academy status in September 2015. However the school continues to coordinate with Cumbria County Council for admissions. Cockermouth School offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels and further BTECs. The school also offers evening adult education classes to the local community.
Netherhall School is a secondary school in Maryport, Cumbria. Built in the 1950s, it has a catchment area that covers Maryport, Crosby, Dearham and Flimby, and beyond. The school has a fitness gym and an AstroTurf not to mention two large fields and a swimming pool.The success of the school is built on positive relationships. The school’s aim is to support the development of healthy, confident, capable and happy young people, who are supportive and tolerant of each other.
Newman Catholic School is a mixed Roman Catholic secondary school and sixth form. It is located in Carlisle. It is a Voluntary aided school administered by Cumbria County Council and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lancaster. The school is named after Cardinal John Henry Newman. Newman Catholic School offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels and further BTECs.
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS) is a coeducational selective grammar school in Penrith, Cumbria, England. The school currently has approximately 830 pupils.The grammar school ethos is about offering an academic curriculum, encouraging our pupils to have high aspirations and working in a disciplined environment which has a high regard for the community, for honesty and mutual respect. There is considerable extra-curricular provision in sport and the performing and creative arts.
Based in the heart of the beautiful border city of Carlisle on the edge of the Lake District they provide high quality education to 11-18 year olds from across the City. The high expectations they place on students and staff, supported by one of the best learning environments in the County, has already had a significant impact in terms of improving results.
All of the staff at the Academy share in the vision and believe that each individual child has the right to be the best version of themselves they can be. they do this by creating quality teaching and learning, positive life experiences, a fair and firm approach to discipline and a wide range of enrichment opportunities so that all children can experience success. The staff share a dedication and commitment to motivate and inspire students to achieve beyond their expectations. they ensure their staff have access to a varied and comprehensive professional development programme to enable them to share good practise, celebrate outstanding teaching achievements and ensure the best in terms of quality of teaching and learning for the students.
Solway Community Technology College is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in Silloth in Cumbria. It is a comprehensive community school administered by Cumbria County Council. Solway Community Technology College offers GCSEs and vocational courses as programmes of study for pupils. Some vocational courses are offered in conjunction with Askham Bryan College or Lakes College. Students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels. Solway Community School is at the heart of the community in Silloth. Established over 50 years ago, they have a reputation as a school where students of all abilities excel. their biggest strength is their small size – everyone knows everyone else; yet they are able to provide a wide range of courses to match learners’ strengths and interests. They know everyone – and they help them develop into unique and self-confident individuals.