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Starting School for the first time – September 2024

Parents and carers of children who are due to start at infants or primary school for the first time in September 2024, have been notified of their child’s school place allocation decision. A total of 1398 applications were received for children living in North East Lincolnshire by the published closing date.  Of those, 99.36% were…

2 months ago | Schools and education

Careers event offers ‘fantastic opportunity’ for North East Lincolnshire women

In the spirit of National Careers Week and in the run up to International Women’s Day, the Women into Manufacturing and Engineering (WiME) event took place at Grimsby Town Hall this week. Despite there being a range of opportunities across manufacturing, engineering, digital and renewables in North East Lincolnshire, figures show how these sectors remain…

3 months ago | Adult skills
Attendees and stalls at the Women into Manufacturing and Engineering careers event in Grimsby

Switch up your career choices with new programme of support

A BRAND new support programme in North East Lincolnshire aims to help unemployed and part-time workers transition into jobs in industries with skills shortages. Funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, the Adult Careers Team at North East Lincolnshire Council has developed careerShift, an eight-week programme designed to raise aspirations and boost confidence to encourage…

3 months ago | Adult skills

School term dates agreed for 2025/26 academic year

School term dates for the 2025-2026 school year have been agreed by Cabinet members at North East Lincolnshire Council this week. The local authority has responsibility for setting term and holiday dates for all community schools, community special schools, voluntary controlled schools, pupil referral units and maintained nursery schools in the area. Governing bodies of…

4 months ago | Schools and education

142 fines issued to parents stopping illegally outside North East Lincolnshire schools in January

Over 140 fines were issued across seven schools in the borough for people stopping illegally on yellow zigzag lines throughout January 2024. The initiative was first launched in September 2022 when cameras were installed outside Signhills Academy in Cleethorpes before being expanded to Old Clee Primary Academy the following December. Schools have a three step…

4 months ago | Roads, parking and transport
A sign asking parents not to park near schools with two small cartoon children on it holding hands

Waltham primary school gets green light

PLANS for a primary school in Waltham have been approved by Councillors at a meeting of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Planning Committee. The primary school, which is being funded by North East Lincolnshire Council, the Department for Education and through Section 106 contributions, will be run by Lincolnshire Gateway Academies Trust (LGAT). Plans for a…

5 months ago | Planning and development

Scartho school plans gets green light

PLANS for a new primary school in Scartho were approved by Councillors at a planning meeting last week. The proposed plans for a new primary school in Scartho went before a meeting of the Council’s planning committee last Wednesday, and were approved with conditions. The school, for children aged 4 to 11, will be built…

6 months ago | Planning and development
A 3D visualisation of how Scartho Primary School could look.

Starting school for the first time – September 2024

PARENTS of children born between September 2019 and August 2020 can now apply for school places, to start reception year at primary school in September 2024. All information on how to apply is available online at www.nelincs.gov.uk/apply-for-it. Guidance has also been issued to all nurseries and early years providers in the area for them to…

7 months ago | Schools and education

Volunteers sought to become School Appeals Panel Members

ENQUIRING minds are being sought to help decide on school admission appeals in North East Lincolnshire. When a child misses out on a place at their preferred school, or they want to change school but their application is refused, their parents or carers have a right to appeal the decision. The panel hears a case…

7 months ago | Children and families