Superhero Sara!

Over the last five years, several of CET’s schools have worked closely with Cash For Kids (CFK), a charity that supports children and young people affected by poverty, abuse, neglect, life-limiting illness and those who have additional needs. Sara Oldham, Fundraising Executive, spearheads the fundraising in Cumbria and works closely with Caldew Lea Primary School,…

Year 2 Show Off Their Skills!

CET Year 2 Multi-Skills Festival 2024 On Wednesday 6th March 2024, Cumbria Education Trust (CET) held a Year 2 Multi-Skills Festival at Workington Academy, bringing together our ten primary schools for a day of energetic competition and camaraderie. This event showcased and gave our Year 2 children the opportunity to experience a diverse array of…

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…