Schools and Learning


Latest school closures

  • Allonby Primary School, MARYPORT
    CLOSED: 09:00 on Thurs 28 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Asby Endowed School, APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND - Planned closure due to COVID-19. The school will remain closed until further notice.
    CLOSED: 15:30 on Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:55 on Wed 1 Jul 2020

  • Bassenthwaite School, KESWICK
    CLOSED: Mon 11 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Beckermet CofE School, BECKERMET - School will be reopening for Critical Key Workers and key children from Monday 1st June
    CLOSED: 09:00 on Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Beckstone Primary School, WORKINGTON - The school will open for staff from the 1st June for preparatory work to make the school Covid secure. It will then open for Critical Worker children (new and existing) from Thursday 4th June. Other Year Groups will be phased in after that.
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Bewcastle School, CARLISLE
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:00 on Mon 15 Jun 2020

  • Blennerhasset School, WIGTON - School continues to be closed due to the COVID19 restrictions. Our nearest childcare hub is St Michael's CE School, Bothel.
    CLOSED: Wed 13 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Bolton Primary School, APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND - School is currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic and will re-open when the government makes an announcement that we can do so.
    CLOSED: 15:30 on Fri 17 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:45 on Fri 4 Sep 2020

  • Boltons CofE School, WIGTON - Only open week commencing June 1st for children who attended Hub School last week. Open only to other critical worker children from June 8th.
    CLOSED: Sun 31 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Borrowdale CofE Primary School, KESWICK - We aim to re-open for Year 6 pupils from Monday 8th June, however, we also aim to open for a small number of children from Tuesday 2nd June.
    CLOSED: Thurs 28 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Braithwaite CofE VA Primary School, KESWICK - Planning to open to key workers, vulnerable pupils and pupils in Years 1 and 6 on Tuesday 2nd June. Please contact the school to confirm your child's place if in these groups. We hope to be able to offer places to Early years pupils from 8th June.
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 2 Jun 2020

  • Brampton Primary School, BRAMPTON - Open from 3rd June 2020 for vulnerable and key worker children only.
    CLOSED: Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Wed 3 Jun 2020

  • Brook Street Primary School, CARLISLE - School is closed due to lock down during the current coronavirus pandemic
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 15 Jun 2020

  • Brough Community Primary School, KIRKBY STEPHEN - School will reopen for key worker and vulnerable children plus children from Reception and Years 1, 2 and 6.
    CLOSED: Sat 30 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:50 on Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Broughton Primary School, COCKERMOUTH
    CLOSED: 15:15 on Mon 23 Mar 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Tues 1 Sep 2020

  • Brunswick School, PENRITH - Open from 1st June for Critical Workers and Vulnerables.
    CLOSED: Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Burlington CofE School, KIRKBY-IN-FURNESS - Due to no uptake for key worker childcare we have made the decision to close. If child care is needed we will direct parents to Askam Village School or open our school.
    CLOSED: Mon 18 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Calthwaite CofE School, PENRITH - Further to the announcement last night we remain closed.
    CLOSED: 07:48 on Mon 11 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:30 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Captain Shaw's CofE School, MILLOM - School closed until further notice.
    CLOSED: Sun 17 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Chetwynde School, BARROW-IN-FURNESS
    CLOSED: 16:00 on Tues 26 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 07:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Clifton School, PENRITH - School is closed due to Coronavirus
    CLOSED: Thurs 28 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:30 on Tues 2 Jun 2020

  • Crosscanonby St John's CofE School, MARYPORT - Open only from June 1st for children who attended the Hub School last week. Open to other critical worker children from June 8th.
    CLOSED: Sun 31 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Cumbria Academy for Autism, WORKINGTON - Closed due to Corona Virus
    CLOSED: 09:00 on Wed 6 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Dallam School, MILNTHORPE - We are currently closed and unsure when we will re-open.
    CLOSED: Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Dearham Primary School, MARYPORT - School is currently closed until further notice
    CLOSED: Tues 21 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Wed 1 Jul 2020

  • Derwent Vale Primary School and Nursery, WORKINGTON - School closed until further notice
    CLOSED: Fri 1 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Ellenborough & Ewanrigg Infant School, MARYPORT - Closed due to government direction until Monday 1st June. Closed Monday 1st June - Wednesday 3rd June to allow for preparations to the site.
    CLOSED: Tues 26 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Thurs 4 Jun 2020

  • Fellview Primary School, WIGTON - School is closed until further notice due to coronavirus. No frontline and key worker care required. Please see emails for updates. Take care and keep safe.
    CLOSED: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 1 Sep 2020

  • Fir Ends Primary School, CARLISLE - School plans to reopen for keyworker provision from June 2nd. Further opening will depend on instructions from HM Government.
    CLOSED: Sat 23 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 2 Jun 2020

  • Gosforth CofE School, SEASCALE - This opening date is not yet certain for Reception, Y1 and Y6 children and we will keep you updated following further Government guidance.
    CLOSED: Sat 16 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:45 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Grange CofE Primary School, GRANGE-OVER-SANDS - School Closed for pupils and pupils of essential key workers using Lindale C of E School hub. Opening date is provisional and not confirmed.
    CLOSED: Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 15 Jun 2020

  • Great Orton Primary School, CARLISLE - School is closed until 1/6/20 when it will reopen, but only to certain pupils.
    CLOSED: Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Hayton CofE Primary School, BRAMPTON - The school plans to reopen for Key Worker provision from Monday June 1st 2020
    CLOSED: Sat 30 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:30 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Heron Hill Primary School, KENDAL
    CLOSED: Sat 30 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 07:00 on Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • High Hesket CofE School, CARLISLE - Due to the situation related to Covid-19, school is closed UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
    CLOSED: Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Thurs 4 Jun 2020

  • Ireleth St Peter's CofE Primary School, ASKAM-IN-FURNESS - Closed due to COVID-19. Now part of the Askam Hub. Opening date unknown as yet.
    CLOSED: Mon 11 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 07:45 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Irthington Village School, CARLISLE - Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the school will remain closed until at least 08/06/2020 to all pupils. Further updates to follow.
    CLOSED: 11:22 on Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:40 on Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • John Ruskin School, CONISTON - National coronavirus closure
    CLOSED: Thurs 30 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Kingmoor Nursery and Infant School, CARLISLE - Due to Covid 19 this school is now closed and will remain so for the foreseeable future parents and children can access the Stanwix Hub by contacting Stanwix school if both parents are key workers.
    CLOSED: Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Kirkbride Primary School, WIGTON - Closure due to Covid19 pandemic.
    CLOSED: 11:00 on Tues 26 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:30 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Kirkoswald CofE School, PENRITH
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Lamplugh CofE School, FRIZINGTON - Closed UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE due to Coronavirus containment measures
    CLOSED: Thurs 21 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Wed 2 Sep 2020

  • Lanercost CofE School, BRAMPTON - Temporary school closure due to Covud-19 lockdown
    CLOSED: 09:00 on Thurs 16 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:45 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Langwathby CofE Primary School, PENRITH - Indefinite closure - date of re-opening school is uncertain.
    CLOSED: 09:00 on Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Levens CofE School, KENDAL - School Closed to Pupils - Covid 19
    CLOSED: Wed 1 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 1 Sep 2020

  • Maryport CofE Primary School, MARYPORT - closed due to Covid19
    CLOSED: Tues 26 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Millom Infant School, MILLOM - School is closed due to the coronavirus. We will update the school website of reopening dates.
    CLOSED: Tues 31 Mar 2020
    RE-OPENS: Wed 3 Jun 2020

  • Moor Row Community Primary School, MOOR ROW - Due to Corona Virus
    CLOSED: 13:00 on Mon 23 Mar 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:45 on Tues 1 Sep 2020

  • Morland Area CofE Primary School, PENRITH - Morland School is closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic
    CLOSED: Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Netherhall School, MARYPORT - Closed until further notice
    CLOSED: Mon 6 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Newman Catholic School, CARLISLE - Following government advice on Coronavirus, the school will be closed until further notice. We will update parents.
    CLOSED: Wed 20 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Wed 2 Sep 2020

  • North Lakes School, PENRITH - School will re-open to the children of Critical Workers and pupils is need of additional support, in two phases from Monday 1st June. Further details will follow.
    CLOSED: Sat 30 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • North Walney Primary, Nursery and Pre-School, BARROW-IN-FURNESS - Due to Corona virus situation. Closed until further notice
    CLOSED: 08:45 on Mon 23 Mar 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 1 Sep 2020

  • Old Hutton CofE School, KENDAL - Closed until further notice due to Coronavirus lockdown
    CLOSED: Fri 27 Mar 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:00 on Thurs 3 Sep 2020

  • Parkview Nursery School, MILLOM - Closed until further notice due to Covid 19 regulations
    CLOSED: Wed 6 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Patterdale CofE School, PENRITH - Re-opening on 4th June - First Phase only. Please contact us for any further details
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Thurs 4 Jun 2020

  • Penruddock Primary School, PENRITH - Governors are still fully completing risk assessments for re opening but are planning to open for children who are vulnerable, hold an EHCP or who live with key workers and also to those children in Year 6 in the first instance. This opening date is still under review at this time.
    CLOSED: Mon 1 Jun 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Richmond Hill School, WIGTON
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Wed 3 Jun 2020

  • Rockcliffe CofE School, CARLISLE - Rockcliffe CE school will begin a phased reopening to notified pupils from 1st June 2020.
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Rosley CofE School, WIGTON - Due to the current pandemic school will be closed until we have been given further notice. I urge all parents to keep themselves and their families safe.
    CLOSED: Mon 30 Mar 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Sandgate School, KENDAL - In line with the latest government advice, Special Schools in Cumbria are currently closed with the exception of provision for a small number of priority pupils.
    CLOSED: Wed 13 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Scotby CofE Primary School, CARLISLE - The School is 'Officially' CLOSED until further notice.
    CLOSED: Mon 11 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Seaton Academy, WORKINGTON - Closed due to maintaining safety of all staff and children until further notice.
    CLOSED: Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Thurs 4 Jun 2020

  • Seaton St Paul's CofE Junior School, WORKINGTON - Closed due to the Coronavirus.
    CLOSED: Thurs 30 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 21 Jul 2020

  • Selside Endowed CofE Primary School, KENDAL - Open to children of Key Workers only this week
    CLOSED: 19:00 on Sun 31 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Settlebeck High School, SEDBERGH - School is currently closed. We aim to reopen to key worker/critical worker children and some Year 10 on 15th June. Please await further information from the school
    CLOSED: Thurs 28 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:30 on Mon 15 Jun 2020

  • Shankhill CofE Primary School, CARLISLE - Shankhill is closed indefinitely as no one has requested priority childcare. Please email head@shankhill.cumbria.sch.uk should this change or you seek further advice.
    CLOSED: Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Shap Endowed CofE Primary School, PENRITH - As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, we are closed until further notice. Re-opening date will be amended when advised. For more information, please email head@shap.cumbria.sch.uk
    CLOSED: Tues 5 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • St Bede's Catholic Primary School, CARLISLE - Due to Covid-19
    CLOSED: Tues 21 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: 07:30 on Tues 1 Sep 2020

  • St Bees Village Primary School, ST. BEES - This will initially be to children of Key workers and vulnerable children only.
    CLOSED: Sun 31 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Wed 3 Jun 2020

  • St Bridget's Catholic Primary School, EGREMONT
    CLOSED: Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Wed 3 Jun 2020

  • St Bridget's CofE School - Whitehaven, WHITEHAVEN - School closure
    CLOSED: Thurs 28 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • St Gregory's Catholic Primary School, WORKINGTON - Due to insufficient staffing levels were are now closed until at least 14 April. We are working closely with the LA and other schools to try provide a service for essential key workers. We will keep you updated via text and social media.
    CLOSED: Thurs 30 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:45 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • St James' CofE Junior School - Barrow, BARROW-IN-FURNESS - Closed until further notice due to COVID-19 instructions. Will be updated following government guidance as re-open date unknown.
    CLOSED: Fri 29 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 15:30 on Fri 17 Jul 2020

  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - Cockermouth, COCKERMOUTH - School is closed to all pupils until restrictions are lifted by the government. We are signposting families to Fairfield Primary School for those who need emergency childcare. Information will be updated via Facebook and the school website.
    CLOSED: Tues 14 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • St Martin & St Mary CofE Primary School, WINDERMERE - The school is looking to partially re-open on 1st June subject to all the procedures in place following Government announcement.
    CLOSED: Fri 22 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • St Mary's Catholic Primary School - Workington, WORKINGTON - See school website for further updates. Thank you.
    CLOSED: 08:00 on Tues 28 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:00 on Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • St Michael's Nursery and Infant School, WORKINGTON - School will be closed from 3pm today 20th March 2020 until further notice due to COVID-19 instruction and insufficient staffing levels.
    CLOSED: Thurs 30 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • St Patrick's Catholic Primary - Cleator Moor, CLEATOR MOOR - St Patrick's will re open on the 1st of June to children of key workers and those identified as vulnerable by social services or school leadership team.
    CLOSED: Sat 30 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:45 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • St Patrick's CofE School, KENDAL -
    CLOSED: Thurs 28 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Stainton CofE Primary School, PENRITH - Enforced closure due to the Coronavirus until further notice
    CLOSED: 18:00 on Fri 20 Mar 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Temple Sowerby CofE Primary School, PENRITH - School will reopen no earlier than 8th June, pending a final decision by the governing body.
    CLOSED: Sat 30 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Thornhill Primary School, EGREMONT - Closure due to COVID-19
    CLOSED: Fri 3 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 1 Sep 2020

  • Victoria Academy - Barrow, BARROW-IN-FURNESS - Due to adverse weather conditions
    CLOSED: 15:30 on Thurs 28 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 1 Jun 2020

  • Waberthwaite CofE School, MILLOM - Opening to vulnerable and keyworker children with a pre-booked place only.
    CLOSED: Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 08:50 on Wed 3 Jun 2020

  • Warcop CofE Primary School, APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND
    CLOSED: Wed 27 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 8 Jun 2020

  • Wreay CofE Primary School, CARLISLE - Wreay C of E Primary School will reopen on Tuesday 2nd June to vulnerable children and key worker children who have registered with school. We are unable to open to the wider year groups as we are already at the schools capacity following completion of risk assessments.
    CLOSED: 20:09 on Sun 31 May 2020
    RE-OPENS: Tues 2 Jun 2020

  • Yanwath Primary School, PENRITH - The school is closed due to Government advise re COVID19
    CLOSED: Thurs 30 Apr 2020
    RE-OPENS: Mon 1 Jun 2020