Netherhall School aims to ensure that every young person graduates from our school with the confidence, qualifications, skills and experience to achieve success. Nothing less.


Our guiding principles are:

  • Honesty
  • Compassion
  • Love
  • Forgiveness
  • Self-Discipline
  • Hope
  • Upholding the Protected Characteristics as described in the Equality Act 2010


Underpinning these principles is our belief in the core British Values of:

  • Democracy
  • The Rule of Law
  • Individual Liberty
  • Mutual Respect
  • Tolerance of those of different faiths and beliefs.


The principles are reflected through equal opportunities to practice being:

  • Resourceful
  • Resilient
  • Reflective
  • Reasonable
  • Responsible


We aspire to be an outstanding school that is the first choice for all parents and students in Maryport and the surrounding area.  The school’s calm and orderly atmosphere demonstrates our purposeful focus on high achievement.  It is a place where staff and students show full engagement with learning; have the drive to persevere; have a sense of personal responsibility and high aspirations.  Our students have a thirst for learning and school life because we provide a safe, inspiring place of learning, instil strong moral values and encourage achievement and ambition.