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Get into your stride this Walk to School Week

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, marked the start of Walk to School Week today (Monday 5 October) with Broadway Day Care. Children at Broadway Day Care, one of the local nurseries taking part in Walk to School Week, were joined by road safety officers at ENGIE and construction workers from PBS…

3 years ago | Children and families
A photo of representatives from PBS Consturction and ENGIE joined by Cllr Stewart Swinburn, PfH for Environment and Transport and Jennifer Jermaine, nursery manager at Broadway Day Care

Transferring to Secondary School – September 2021

All children who started in Year 6 this September will be eligible to transfer to secondary school (for starting Year 7) in September 2021. The application process has now opened. All information on how to apply is available on the North East Lincolnshire Council website and has been issued to all primary schools in North…

3 years ago | Children and families

Covid-19 seminar held for local places of worship

A webinar about COVID-19 was hosted by North East Lincolnshire Council last week for representatives of local places of worship. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more places are becoming able to reopen whilst following Government guidance. Places of worship in our area are no different, with some opening their doors to limited numbers and with…

3 years ago | Children and families

Parents encouraged to work with schools to reduce COVID risk

Councillors are encouraging parents in the borough to work with their child’s school to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading. The call comes just a week after many schools in our area reopened for students for the first time since June. Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, young people and education at North East…

3 years ago | Children and families

Return to school booklets for parents

Public Health England have released some resources for parents ahead of children returning to school in September. The booklets, which have been designed for parents of primary and secondary school children, answer some common questions and queries parents may have. To view the booklets, click the links below: My child is in primary school My…

4 years ago | Children and families

Ready to return: Get your child ready for school

Parents in our area are being urged by education and health chiefs to start to get their child ready to return to school in September. The call comes as reports suggested UK coronavirus cases are leveling off. North East Lincolnshire Council’s Director of Public Health, Stephen Pintus, said that the area’s experience of the virus…

4 years ago | Children and families

Council welcomes reduced exclusion rates for the area

North East Lincolnshire Council has welcomed the news that figures of children excluded from full time education reduced in the 2018/19 academic year, against a backdrop of national increases. The figures, which were released earlier this week by the Department of Education (DfE), reveal a 25% reduction in the number of children permanently excluded from…

4 years ago | Children and families

Council’s Family Hubs to trial reopening

Trials will be carried out in the coming weeks to look at the reopening of Family Hubs in our area. Two Family Hubs in North East Lincolnshire will be part of a two-day trial to see how well staff and families visiting the Hubs can manage with COVID-19 restrictions in place. If the trial goes…

4 years ago | Children and families

Businesses employing teenagers urged to stick to the rules

Businesses in our area are being warned to put measures in place to protect teenage employees (those aged between 13 and 16). The warning being issued by Council licensing officials comes as the National Network for Children in Employment and Entertainment (NNCEE) issued updated guidance for businesses employing children during the Coronavirus pandemic. In the…

4 years ago | Business and investment