Workington schools to shut

Stainburn and Southfield secondary schools in Workington will close after failing their recent Ofstead inspections. The county council hopes instead to merge the schools into an academy.

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Two of Workington's secondary Schools look set to close after being found to be inadequate by inspectors. Stainburn and Southfield have now been put into special measures by Ofsted.

To try to turn around the town's education standards a new academy will be created instead, opening at the start of next year. Time Backshall reports

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