Adult Reading Groups – 1st Monday of every month 2.00pm – 3.00pm, 3rd Thursday of every month 3.30pm-4.30pm Toddler Time – Every Monday 09.30- 10.30 and 11:00-12:00 (Term time only) Rhyme Time – Every Tuesday 10.00-10.30 and 11.00-11.30 (Term time only) Coding Club – Meets every Saturday 10.00-12.00 Family History Group – Meets on the second Monday of every month 10.00-12.00 iPad/Tablet Group Session – meets every Thursday 10.00-12.00 Learn My way Group Session – Meets every Wednesday 10.00-12.00 Please phone to reserve a place 01228 227321 I.T.Taster Sessions – Available covering everything from setting up an email address, surfing the net, online shopping and internet security. Please phone to book a place. 01228 227321 Google Digital Garage – Free courses on everything from search to social media, to help you grow your business and reach more customers online.
Regular activities at this library Adult and Junior Reading Groups Alston Moor Readers meet on the first Thursday of every month. 1.30pm – 2.30pm Chatterbooks meets last Saturday of the month from 10.45 am to 11.30 am during term time
West Lakes Academy in Egremont, Cumbria, provides education to children from 11 to 18 years old. They opened in September 2008 and moved into our brand new building in March 2012. As an academy, they are independently governed but state funded and free to all children. Like other schools, they are subject to normal OFSTED inspections and work with the Local Education Authority in relation to issues such as admissions.
The character of the school comes from two main factors. The first is its enormous catchment area, the largest in England. The second is the existence of its neighbour and great rival, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Mr David Robinson served as headmaster until 2004 thereafter the school was led by Mr Stewart Gimber as the head teacher. UCC had a good Inspection in 2006 but in 2009 it was given a Notice to Improve by Ofsted. In September 2009 Mr Nigel Pattinson took over the role as head teacher. UCC is a Business and Enterprise College and has many links with the local community through enterprise projects. The school also has a large adult or further education centre. In January 2011, The construction of a new training centre began and was completed in September 2011. The new “Applied Learning Centre” was opened on the 29th of November 2011 by The Duke of Gloucester. In May 2012 controversy arose as Nigel Pattinson, the headmaster, was given a pay rise at a time when the school was making staff redundant and was short of money. The governors defended their actions saying that the rise was due to the school meeting the targets […]
Trinity School (formerly Carlisle Grammar School) is a large mixed secondary school and sixth form in Carlisle, Cumbria, for students aged 11 to 18. Since September 2011, it has been an academy. It is a Church of England school with strong links to Carlisle Cathedral. In 2009 the Ofsted inspection concluded, “Trinity School provides its students with a good education… the quality of the teaching and learning is good”. In its February 2012 inspection, Trinity was judged to be “good” in all categories.
The Nelson Thomlinson School is a comprehensive secondary school located in the market town of Wigton, Cumbria, England. The school’s motto is the Latin phrase Fide et Operis, “Faith and Works”. The position of Headteacher has been occupied by David Samuel Northwood since September 2012, after the former head, Janet Downes, retired at the end of the previous academic year.
St Benedict’s Catholic High School is a co-educational 11-18 comprehensive school on the edge of Whitehaven, between the Western Lake District and the sea. St Benedict’s is a much larger than average Catholic high school which serves a wide catchment area in West Cumbria. The proportion of students entitled to free school meals is just below average. The proportion of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is just above average and an average number have a statement of special educational needs. The school was awarded specialist engineering college status in 2002, and has the Healthy Schools Award. Alongside this, St Benedict’s is also a Fairtrade School. It recently became one of only ten schools nationally to achieve advanced status in study support and also recently achieved the International Schools Award.