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Primary education

You want the best for your children - that's why you're looking for a good primary school in Cumbria. And you won't have to look far.

According to Ofsted, 88 per cent of primary pupils in Cumbria are attending a “good” or “outstanding” school.

Click here to search for latest Ofsted reports or view SATs results from primary schools in Cumbria.

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Windermere School

Windermere school is a boarding and day school for boys and girls from age 3 to 18, situated in the Lake District National Park.

The school was recently awarded ‘excellent’ – the highest possible grade – by Independent School Inspectors for the quality of the education provided and achievement of the pupils, including both academic and personal development.

Read about Windermere School's achievements
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More than just an education

Not only will your children get a great education, but with many primary schools being within close-knit communities, you can feel secure in the fact that they will be noticed and have their talent nurtured.

Many schools in Cumbria also provide a range of extracurricular activities, such as sports coaching, ICT skills and craft courses. Often they make the most of the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District, so your children will enjoy outdoor activities and fresh air.