A Taste of University

Year 5 pupils from Longtown Primary and Yewdale Primary visited the University of Cumbria, Fusehill Street Campus for a What is University Day on the 5th and 6th June.  The event was organised by Mrs Hill, Lead Practitioner (Careers, Financial Education and Enterprise) who said “ It is really exciting for our pupils to visit…

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Building Society Design Competition

Cumbria Education Trust and The Cumberland Building Society are working collaboratively on a competition to create a new logo design for The Cumberland Building Society  Young Savers Account during My Money Week, which is run by the Personal Finance Education Group (PFEG) – now part of Young Enterprise. Tracey Hill, Lead Practitioner in Careers, Financial Education…

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New Headteacher Appointed

Cumbria Education Trust are delighted to have recently appointed a new headteacher. Rachel Butler-Reid will join Longtown Primary School in September. The appointment follows a national recruitment drive which attracted a field of experienced and high-calibre candidates. Mrs Butler-Reid is currently Headteacher at Marfleet Primary School in Hull. She has been a primary school teacher…

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World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day we have organised a variety of events to promote reading and a love of books. The Scholastic Book Fair will be arriving in school for children and parents to browse and buy books. The fair will be open on Monday 27th February, Tuesday 28th February and Wednesday 1st March from…

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