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Welcome to Cockermouth School

                                                                                             aspire                                                                                 At Cockermouth School, we are proud to offer all of our

                                                                                                                                                                                    students a first-rate education founded on high quality
                                                                                                                                                                                    teaching and an expectation of hard work.
                                                                                                 enjoy                                                                                                                    success and we also understand that

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          school is about more than performance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in exams. All students are exposed to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a wide range of subjects including arts,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          languages, sports and technology so that
                                                                                include                                                                                                                                   individual passions are catered for.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Complemented by an enormous range of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          opportunities outside of the classroom and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a dedicated pastoral support team, life at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cockermouth School is busy, enjoyable,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          rewarding and enables our students to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          achieve in every area of school life.

                                                                     community                                                                                                      Building on our excellent reputation and   As a high-performing, truly comprehensive
                                                                                                                                                                                    success, we embrace the idea of being a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          school, our core values of aspire, enjoy,
                                                                                                                                                                                    ‘restless’ school; a school that evaluates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          include, respect and community underpin
                                                                                                                                                                                    all that it does to ensure the very best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          everything that we do. We aim to be the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          best school we can be, endeavour to
                                                                                                                                                                                    experience for all of our students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          make the school experience enjoyable and
                                                                                                                                                                                    We are rightly proud of the outstanding
                                                                                                                                                                                    academic achievements of our students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          diversity are to be celebrated, respect the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          right of everyone to learn and work closely
                                                                                                                                                                                    and have high expectations of everyone.   inspiring, understand that difference and
                                                                                                                                                                                    We passionately believe that the high   with parents, encouraging our students to   “We are committed to being the
                                                                                                                                                                                    quality teaching of a broad curriculum   be ambassadors within our community.
                                                                                                                                                                                    enables all students to flourish.                                           best school that we can be.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dr Rob Petrie BSc PhD
                                                                                                                                                                                    We understand the need to achieve highly   Headteacher
                                                                                                                                                                                    in the core subjects to enable future

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    aspire to achieve our very best in all that we do

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