University of Cumbria Graduation Ceremony 2023

This week, several Cumbria Education Trust (CET) schools were invited to perform at the University of Cumbria Graduation Ceremonies, hosted at Carlisle Cathedral. Held on 21st to 23rd November, more than 1000 graduands attended the ceremony to celebrate their success in this grand venue. More than 100 students from Castle Carrock Primary School, Longtown Primary…

Schools Come Second in Cash For Kids Fundraiser Challenge

Four of our primary schools took part in the Cash For Kids Sports Challenge this year. Caldew Lea Primary School, Newtown Primary School, Petteril Bank School and Yewdale Primary School got creative whilst coming up with innovative and exciting ways to raise as much money as they could for their school. The Cash For Kids…

Outstanding Teacher Intervention Programme success

Three teachers from Yewdale Primary School have successfully completed the Outstanding Teacher Intervention (OTI) programme. Claire Hodgson, Susan Ingledow and Kate Mains worked with The Osiris Teaching Intervention, a school-based professional learning programme for teachers, which accelerates the quality of learning and teaching by ensuring immediate and sustained changes in classroom practice. OTI builds on what is…

Triumph at the Golden Apple Awards 2023

On Thursday 12th October, the Newsquest Golden Apple Awards were held at the Greenhill Hotel in Wigton. The coveted awards ceremony recognises talent, resilience and achievements in the education sector, as well as its inspiring people. This event brings together the best leaders, teachers, support staff and schools from across the Cumbrian education sector. We…