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Welcome to AlumNet – One Cumbria Alumni

The aim of AlumNet is to maintain and grow strong professional networks between educational staff working in Cumbria and beyond and to help them, through learning, to change the lives of the children they serve.

We have more than 1000 alumni from over 227 Cumbrian schools and our network is growing.


Hear what our amazing alumni have been up to.


Tanya Peers

I have completed an NPQH with One Cumbria. The training modules and online seminars helped me become a more reflective practitioner and to consider alternative viewpoints and ways of working.

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Sarah Allen

Hello! I’m Sarah and I’m from Tebay in South Cumbria, and currently working at Netherhall School in Maryport. My professional interests are in making English exciting for future learners through...

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Louise Stoddart

I am currently in the middle of completing an NPQSL with One Cumbria. The online seminars have been great! The information that has been covered throughout the modules...

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Jack Crosthwaite

As I reflect on my journey as an Early Career Teacher (ECT) with One Cumbria, I am filled with gratitude for the support and guidance that has shaped my professional development.

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Professional Learning Networks

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One Cumbria AlumNet hold termly Meet Ups. Each Meet Up has an expert speaker on a theme suggested by alumni. The expert seminar session is followed by an opportunity to catch up with colleagues from across the country, share stories and strengthen your professional network. And of course there are always cakes!

The next AlumNet Meet Up will be hosted in the autumn term – watch this space for more details.

Get Involved

A strength of One Cumbria Teaching School Hub is the amazing network of colleagues that we work with across Cumbria and beyond. As an alumnus/alumna, you are already part of the One Cumbria family. There are a number of ways in which you can deepen your involvement and contribute further to this wonderful thriving community. For example, you could:

  • Continue your learning with an NPQ
  • Express an interest in becoming a mentor or a facilitator
  • Express an interest in joining a Professional Learning Network

To find out more about any of these options, please get in touch: