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Family Hubs to be re-launched for support for local families

Our local Family Hubs are set to reopen in the next six months offering vital services to children and families in North East Lincolnshire. The Hubs, which have been open in a reduced way since the COVID pandemic, will benefit from funding from the Government’s Start for Life and Family Hubs Programme.  The Council is…

8 months ago | Children and families

Littlecoates SEND provision gets off the ground

TWELVE new specialist primary school places for children with communication and interaction needs have been created in Grimsby for the first time. Launchpad – the first school specialist provision of its type in North East Lincolnshire – is designed to be a ‘turnaround provision’ for early years children and those in Key Stage 1 (aged…

8 months ago | Children and families
(from left) Chair of the Children and Lifelong Learning Scrutiny Panel at North East Lincolnshire Council, Councillor Paul Silvester, Littlecoates Primary Academy Principal, Neville Wilkinson, North East Lincolnshire Council's Director of Children's Services, Janice Spencer OBE, and Mark Wilson, CEO of Wellspring Academy Trust.

Skills action plan approved by Councillors

COUNCILLORS have approved a Skills Acton Plan for North East Lincolnshire, at a meeting of the Council’s Cabinet this week. The Plan, which identifies some of the key challenges facing people in our area, looks to identify and take advantage of opportunities to improve the awareness of high-skilled careers and the educational attainment of adults….

9 months ago | Jobs, training and volunteering

GCSE results day: Support available as students set to receive grades

More students across North East Lincolnshire are set to receive their GCSE results this week. Results will be published on Thursday 24th August. During the often nerve-wracking build up, it may be useful to have some advice on tap to help dispel any worries. Councillor Margaret Cracknell, portfolio holder for children and education at North…

9 months ago | Schools and education

Young adults get to grips with supported internships

On Monday 14th August, we welcomed our new cohort of young people and their parent carers to their second keeping-in-touch day at Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby, where they will soon be embarking on their exciting journey into Supported Internships with the help of DFN Project Search. This September, eight young people aged 18-25…

9 months ago | Children and families

Results day support available as students receive A-Level results

Students across North East Lincolnshire are today receiving the results of their GCSE and A-Level results, as they prepare for the next step on their journey to a successful career. Students who sat exams for A-Levels will see the fruition of their efforts, with results being published today, Thursday 17th August. For GCSE students, results…

9 months ago | Schools and education

Results day support

Support is available for students who are receiving their GCSE and A-Level results. Whether you’re not sure about next steps, or your struggling with your mental health, we’ve got a wealth of support on offer below. Careers Support The National Careers Services offer support for young people and their parents/carers when trying to decide what…

9 months ago | Children and families

Plans being developed to secure future of nurseries and day care setting

PLANS that will hopefully secure the futures of two nurseries and a day care facility in North East Lincolnshire will be developed in the coming weeks. North East Lincolnshire’s Council Leader, Cllr Philip Jackson, along with Deputy Leader, Councillor Stan Shreeve, and Portfolio Holder for Children and Education, Cllr Margaret Cracknell, have participated in meetings…

10 months ago | Children and families

Exciting launch of new Special Educational Needs and Disabilities project- Delivering Better Value in SEND

North East Lincolnshire Council is one of just 55 Local Authorities to participate in an exciting and forward thinking project funded by the Department for Education dedicated to improving outcomes for children and young people with SEND in North East Lincolnshire. Delivering Better Value in SEND (DBV) officially launched in North East Lincolnshire on 12…

10 months ago | Schools and education
A photo of the DBV event