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Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

Latest information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Latest school closures

  • Alston Primary School, ALSTON - School Closed except for Vulnerable and Key Worker Children
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Fri 12 Feb 2021

  • Asby Endowed School, APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND - National lockdown.
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Beckstone Primary School, WORKINGTON
    CLOSED: Thurs 7 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Sun 31 Jan 2021

  • Bewcastle School, CARLISLE - Open to Key Worker and vulnerable children as required.
    CLOSED: Mon 18 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Blackford CofE Primary School, CARLISLE - Open to Key Worker and vulnerable children as required
    CLOSED: Mon 18 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Bowness-on-Solway Primary School, WIGTON - Covid-19 only open to children of critical workers and vulnerable children
    CLOSED: 08:30 on Mon 11 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 08:50 on Thurs 18 Feb 2021

  • Braithwaite CofE VA Primary School, KESWICK - On site provision is open only to vulnerable pupils and children of key workers from 5th January. who should inform the school of their need of it in advance of attending Remote learning is in place and all children are expected to engage with this.
    CLOSED: Tues 12 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Brough Community Primary School, KIRKBY STEPHEN
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 08:50 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Burlington CofE School, KIRKBY-IN-FURNESS - Due to a few members of staff testing positive and some staff awaiting results school will be closed until 26th January 2021.
    CLOSED: Wed 20 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 08:55 on Tues 26 Jan 2021

  • Crosby Ravensworth CofE School, PENRITH - Staff shortages due to public health situation
    CLOSED: 09:00 on Tues 12 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Culgaith CofE School, PENRITH - The school is closed - It will remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children who can attend between 9:00 and 15:00.
    CLOSED: Mon 18 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 07:45 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Derwent Vale Primary School and Nursery, WORKINGTON - School closed until further notice
    CLOSED: Fri 15 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Gosforth CofE School, SEASCALE - Due to Covid 19 national lockdown school is closed except to vulnerable / key worker children.
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 08:50 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Holme St Cuthbert School, MARYPORT - Closed due to lockdown (open to vulnerable & critical )
    CLOSED: Wed 6 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Sun 21 Feb 2021

  • Kingmoor Junior School, CARLISLE
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Kirkbampton CofE School, CARLISLE - School is only open for key workers and vunerable pupils within our risk assessment limits
    CLOSED: Fri 8 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Sun 31 Jan 2021

  • Kirkoswald CofE School, PENRITH - Open for vulnerable pupils and key workers' children only
    CLOSED: Thurs 7 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Lanercost CofE School, BRAMPTON - Temporary school closure due to Covid-19 lockdown
    CLOSED: 08:00 on Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 08:45 on Sun 31 Jan 2021

  • Monkwray Junior School, WHITEHAVEN - Closed until further notice
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Nenthead Primary School, ALSTON - School closed except for Vulnerable and Key Worker Children
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Sun 14 Feb 2021

  • Newlaithes Infant School, CARLISLE - School will be open for children of critical workers and vulnerable due to lack of staffing.
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Norman Street Primary School, CARLISLE - National Lockdown
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Oughterside Primary School, WIGTON - School is open for Key worker and vulnerable children.All other children are learning online.
    CLOSED: Thurs 7 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 08:50 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Samuel King's School, ALSTON - School closed except for Vulnerable and Key Worker Children
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Sun 14 Feb 2021

  • Scotby CofE Primary School, CARLISLE - The School is open for Key Workers and Vulnerable children only.
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Seascale Primary School, SEASCALE - We are closing due to the COVID 19 virus.
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Sun 31 Jan 2021

  • Shankhill CofE Primary School, CARLISLE - Shankhill is open for children of Critical Workers and our vulnerable children.
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • St Bede's Catholic Primary School, CARLISLE
    CLOSED: 08:00 on Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 08:00 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • St Bega's CofE Primary School, HOLMROOK - School open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children only. Date of full reopening will depend on government instructions.
    CLOSED: 09:00 on Wed 13 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Wed 24 Feb 2021

  • St Bridget's CofE School - Whitehaven, WHITEHAVEN - Open to Key workers
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • St Patrick's CofE School, KENDAL - School closed due to current national lockdown. Parents are asked to check their email for further updates.
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Thursby Primary School, CARLISLE - Closed except to vulnerable children and keyworker children under health and safety
    CLOSED: Thurs 7 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Walton and Lees Hill CofE Primary School, BRAMPTON - Due to National Lockdown
    CLOSED: Fri 22 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 25 Jan 2021

  • Warcop CofE Primary School, APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND - School will remain open for keyworker and vulnerable children
    CLOSED: Tues 5 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: 09:00 on Mon 22 Feb 2021

  • Yanwath Primary School, PENRITH - The school is closed for the national lockdown and only open as a HUB for Keyworkers and Vulnerable pupils. Nursery is fully open as normal
    CLOSED: Fri 8 Jan 2021
    RE-OPENS: Mon 22 Feb 2021