Hello there - My name is Yvonne Craig and I want to tell you how very proud I am to be the Head Teacher of our wonderful fully inclusive, child centred, family orientated, community primary school - Ewanrigg Junior School.

I have been Headteacher here since September 2003 and I feel very privileged to be part of such a hard working staff, all of whom are very dedicated to the children of our school and who are full of fun. I am grateful for our conscientious governors; our fabulous and interesting children, our families and the local community. Before coming to Ewanrigg, I was a Headteacher for three years at Eskdale School and prior to that, I was a teacher at Jericho School, Whitehaven for twelve years. During my 28 years of teaching I have witnessed many governmental changes in education but I have always kept true to my principles that teaching and learning should be individual and should be suited to the needs of the child! I believe that education should be fun and should prepare our children for life!

I hope you will find the information on our website an interesting and useful read. It should provide you with a flavour of our school and I hope that it entices you to come and see us! When you visit us I believe that you will see a happy school with very hard working and committed staff; children who are pleased to be here and who are achieving and I believe that you will also see the local community and parents / carers supporting us. Our photo gallery is a joy please take a look.

We are working hard to develop what we do and we are always undertaking exciting new ventures that we believe will benefit our children and keep them safe. We are fully committed to doing the best for our children and they are paramount in all our minds when making decisions. We are a large team here and it is through that team pulling together that we create a place where exceptional education can be witnessed first-hand and where respect is central to all activities. A place where children can be all they can be and a place where everyone has the chance to shine!

Kindest regards and hope to see you and your family very soon,