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Key Stage 3

                                                                                                                                                                                    It is important that our students enjoy school and feel cared
                                                                                                                                                                                    for and supported. We believe passionately that our success
                                                                                                                                                                                    as a school depends on ensuring that each student is
                                                                                                                                                                                    respected, feels confident and understands and supports

                                                                                                                                                                                    our core values and works with us on striving to achieve
                                                                                                                                                                                    them every day.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          It is equally important that our students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          maximise their potential, both inside and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          outside of the classroom. At Cockermouth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          School we place high expectations on our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          students and we celebrate success. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          can be about achieving excellence, but it is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          always about students being the very best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          that they can be.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          In order to do this, they will be provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          with a broad and balanced curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and lessons from highly skilled and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          well-motivated staff that will allow them
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to succeed but also feel challenged.
                                                                                                                                                                                    We are incredibly proud of our students   Alongside this will be the offer of a wide
                                                                                                                                                                                    and, through our pastoral system, we know   variety of extra-curricular activities, which
                                                                                                                                                                                    that they will be given the best possible   provide huge opportunities and add   “Every member of the school community
                                                                                                                                                                                    advice and support when it is needed.   immeasurably to the secondary school
          Providing a positive learning environment                                                                                                                                 Issues are dealt with sensitively and   experience.                         has a responsibility to behave well and
                                                                                                                                                                                    effectively, and as a community school we
         where students thrive and succeed                                                                                                                                          take a great deal of care in ensuring that all   Mr Ian Routledge           the right to enjoy and be inspired by their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Head of Key Stage 3
                                                                                                                                                                                    students who join us make the transition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                school experience.”
                                                                                                                                                                                    into school quickly and effectively.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        aim to enjoy and succeed by displaying a positive attitude to learning

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