The bust of West Lakes Academy Vice Principle Ross Jervis is starting to take shape.
As the day goes on Egremont born sculptor Paul Bainbridge will add to the face and build it out.
The finished bust will be given to Mr Jervis when he leaves the school in July following three decades in teaching.
Mr Bainbridge is one of the school's ambassadors and hopes the pupils will be inspired by what he does.
More top news
Virgin Trains says it will run the majority of its services through stations including Lockerbie, Carlisle, Penrith and Oxenholme.
Holyrood's Finance Secretary has insisted most Scots will pay less income tax next year, despite increasing charges for higher earners.
The 13-month-old collapsed at home with injuries a pathologist suspected were caused by a sexual abuse, Kendal Coroner's Court was told.