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Woodend House Ofsted GOOD – well done

North Lakes has now had another Ofsted inspection and we are happy to announce that Woodend House gained a rating of Good. This consistent level of good care, being recognised is another great achievement for the whole service. Well done to Mike and his team. This rural home now ... more

Posted on 5 June, 2018

New Info on our homes

North Lakes have new overviews of each home, take a look to see pictures of living spaces and specially designed games rooms. The brief text highlights how each home works with the young people, their families, the local authority and other key professionals involved. Our aspirat... more

Posted on 26 March, 2018

Kirby Moor House – Outstanding again!

Latest report now published. a brilliant outcome with the contributions of the young people, staff team and Manager all highlighted as great strengths. The therapeutic approach is praised and comments include: “Young people say that they feel very happy and settled in this ... more

Posted on 8 March, 2018


congratulations to Catherine Garton, Head teacher and her dedicated team of staff and all the pupils, Outstanding again. This inspection has highlighted the increased focus on academic performance, the importance of the daily literacy and reading session and how successful the sc... more

Posted on 24 January, 2018

Inclusion Finalist 2017

Kirby Moor School and The Herdley Bank Centre made the Finals of the 2017 Golden Apple Awards. Our Inclusion Programme has been so valuable in school it is great recognition for it to receive this external certificate. REbecca Morton, Pastoral Lead, has been busy working with stu... more

Posted on 11 October, 2017

KMS Support Local Charity Carlisle Key

CARLISLE KEY WANT TO SAY A BIG ‘THANK YOU’ FOR YOUR SUPPORT. Carlisle Key is a charity which helps young people move towards independent living. They do this by providing assistance and support with a drop in service to alleviate the hardship and distress caused by homelessne... more

Posted on 27 February, 2017

New Job Opportunities

North Lakes Children’s Services are currently looking for an experienced candidate for the role of Team Leader. Already possessing the Diploma 3 qualification or equivalent and 3 years plus experience in the residential care sector you will be trained to supervise your team... more

Posted on 18 January, 2017

Hand Made Christmas Tree Sale

Wow – congratulations to the school council. OPERATION PALLET CHRISTMAS TREE a huge success – read more in the Successes page. Our budding future entrepreneurs worked hard, negotiated hard and the end products are now selling widely call the school to place an order 0... more

Posted on 5 December, 2016

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