Schools and Education

School term dates, school places, early help, free school meals, school transport, courses for adults

School closures

A list of school closures in Cumberland and Westmorland and Furness

Free school meals and clothing vouchers

Apply online to see if your child or children can get free school meals and clothing vouchers. In certain circumstances free school meals are available to families with no recourse to public funds.

Learning Improvement Service

The Learning Improvement Service is a team of officers who specialise in early years, primary, secondary, and post 16 education, the virtual school and support for school governance.

Information for schools

Youth Offending Service, early career framework for teachers, Public Health 5-19, school finance, school organisation

Help paying for childcare

How to find out if you can get help with your childcare costs and where the childcare is in your area.

Lowther Street Trust

Financial support to help promote the education of young people aged under 25 that live in the Carlisle area.