South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust

Our Schools

Chetwynde School

Chetwynde is a thriving school for boys and girls from the ages of 3 to 16. It provides an education that is supportive, challenging and inspiring, offering a balance between traditional values and a dynamic, forward-thinking approach that gives pupils the foundations they need for an exciting future. We firmly believe there is a place in this world for the best of the old and the exciting prospects of the new.

Vickerstown Primary School

Vickerstown is proud to be a fully inclusive primary school providing excellent education in a bright, modern facility with amazing outdoor and indoor spaces. Pupils follow a wide and balanced curriculum based on experimental learning across all subjects with successful outcomes for the Year 6 SATS putting it at the top of the KS2 value added table. Children learn the value of friendship, good manners, hard work and how to make a difference in the world following the school’s vision of a best academic start combined with grounding to become successful members of society.

Ormsgill Primary School

Ormsgill Primary School and Nursery is a happy, vibrant learning community where every child is given every opportunity to reach their full potential. Excellent academic achievement, a rich and varied programme of extra-curriculum activities, a curriculum full of creativity and interest for every child and outstanding facilities all contribute to the enormous success of the school. Rated Good by Ofsted, inspectors praised the school as highly inclusive, at the heart of its community and said its personal support for pupils with special educational needs is outstanding. They also highlighted its kind and considerate pupils and the way they feel safe and extremely happy. It has three key behaviours that define its culture – be calm, be kind and do your best – and these are embodied across all areas of the school community.

Newbarns Primary and Nursery School

Newbarns Primary and Nursery School is an outstanding school. We promote high academic achievement and progress, regardless of ability, and we also enable children to become mature, responsible young adults. Throughout their time here, children are equipped to fulfil their potential in all areas of the curriculum. The outstanding teaching, pastoral care and wonderful facilities, that are unique in the area, provide an exceptional experience for every child who attends.

South Walney Junior School

At South Walney Junior School we are very proud of our high standards and a love of learning that is promoted within a safe and positive environment. Ofsted rated us Good in 2023 with inspectors praising our ‘vibrant classrooms’ enabling pupils to flourish and ‘leaders who care deeply about the curriculum’. Our pupils are caring, supportive, thoughtful young people who are equipped as life-long learners ready for their next step of their education.

Cambridge Primary School

At Cambridge Primary School we are incredibly proud of our school motto  –  A school. A community. A family. Our children learn about themselves and recognise their individuality, becoming confident, responsible individuals who are able to lead safe, healthy and fulfilling lives. We offer an exciting curriculum that builds on knowledge and skills and takes each child on their own journey to success. 

Victoria Infant and Nursery School (Associate Member)

Victoria Infant and Nursery School works in partnership with parents and the wider community to create a warm, caring and stimulating infant environment in which all children are happy, healthy, valued and respected. We aim to provide a high quality education for all and develop enthusiastic, resilient and positive children with high aspirations who desire to become life-long learners.

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South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust
South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust
South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust
c/o Chetwynde School Croslands
Rating Lane, Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria LA13 0NY

Tel: 01229 824 210

Company number 13414087 registered in England.
South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust