Best Schools in Cumbria (2022)

There are 349 schools and 178 nurseries located in Cumbria.

Facts About Cumbria Schools

Best Schools in Cumbria

Top 5 Nurseries

School name
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Croftlands Infant School
Age: 2-7 yr 182 students
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Kendal Nursery School
Age: 2-4 yr 99 students
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Hindpool Nursery School
Age: 2-4 yr 88 students
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Parkview Nursery School
Age: 3-4 yr 68 students
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Cleator Moor Nursery School
Age: 2-5 yr 59 students

Top 5 Primary Schools

School name English Maths
A+
St Cuthbert's Catholic Community School Age: 4-11 yr 117 students
102 104
A+
St Cuthbert's Catholic Primary School Age: 3-11 yr 50 students
109 108
A-
Petteril Bank School Age: 3-11 yr 145 students
95 98
A-
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Age: 3-11 yr 207 students
107 107
B
Monkwray Junior School Age: 7-11 yr 120 students
105 105

Top 5 Secondary Schools

School name 5+ at GCSE Entering eBacc
A+
The Nelson Thomlinson School Age: 11-18 yr 1241 students
50% 57%
A
West Lakes Academy Age: 11-18 yr 1232 students
44% 60%
A
Keswick School Age: 11-18 yr 1337 students
56% 25%
A
Samuel King's School Age: 11-16 yr 99 students
37% 5%
A
Ulverston Victoria High School Age: 11-18 yr 1364 students
51% 44%

Top 5 Private Schools

School name Fee yearly
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Hunter Hall School Age: 3-11 yr 90 students
£1 to £3,203
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Lime House School Age: 7-18 yr 178 students
£1,000 to £3,850
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Austin Friars Age: 3-19 yr 407 students
£258 to £4,984
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Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory School Age: 3-13 yr 213 students
£260 to £5,395
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Windermere School Age: 3-18 yr 361 students
£300 to £5,925

Cumbria Admissions

To apply for your child's admission, visit https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/childrensservices/schoolsandlearning/schoolsandlearning.asp

Cumbria Holiday

Title Holiday Dates
Autumn Half Term Holidays 25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021
Winter Holidays 20th Dec 2021 - 4th Jan 2022
Spring Half Term Holidays 14th Feb 2022 - 18th Feb 2022
Spring Holidays 4th Apr 2022 - 19th Apr 2022
Summer Half Term Holidays 30th May 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022
Summer Holidays 21st Jul 2022 - 6th Sep 2022

Cumbria Termdates

Title Term Dates
Autumn Term 2nd Sep 2021 - 24th Oct 2021
Autumn Term-2 30th Oct 2021 - 19th Dec 2021
Spring Term 5th Jan 2022 - 13th Feb 2022
Spring Term-2 19th Feb 2022 - 3rd Apr 2022
Summer Term 20th Apr 2022 - 29th May 2022
Summer Term-2 4th Jun 2022 - 20th Jul 2022

Students in Cumbria

By phase of education

Nursery
565
Primary
39,706
Special
12,548
Secondary
32,564

Teachers in Cumbria

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Is school free in Cumbria?

Yes, 4 schools are free in Cumbria.
15.84% of pupils are known to be eligible for free school meals out of 72,270 pupils.

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Are schools in Cumbria good?

Total 0.77% of schools are currently judged to be good or outstanding by Ofsted in Cumbria.
List of ofsted outstanding & good schools:

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Which is largest school in Cumbria?

Trinity School is Largest school in Cumbria with 1,599 pupils.

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