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Trudy praises new Whitehaven Academy

Trudy has enjoyed a tour of the “outstanding” new Whitehaven Academy building.

Pupils moved into the state-of-the-art new premises during the spring term, complete with 21 classrooms, seven science labs, two art studios and three design and technology rooms.

Trudy praises Copeland's apprentices

Trudy has praised the passion, skill and dedication of the area’s apprentices.

Trudy spent last week’s National Apprentice Week speaking with apprentices from a wide range of fields in a series of in-person and online meetings.

Trudy quizzed by primary school pupils

Trudy has enjoyed a question-and-answer session with Keswick primary school pupils.

Trudy was invited to St Herbert’s School, where she told pupils about her role and responsibilities as a Member of Parliament for Copeland and gave an insight into working and voting in Westminster.

Trudy quizzed by Keswick pupils

Keswick School’s Student Council have quizzed Trudy during a visit to the school.  

Trudy met with the Super Student Council, a team of around 14 students who have been elected from amongst their peers to lead on a variety of issues including the environment.