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Students given unique insight into local politics

Young students in North East Lincolnshire have been given a unique opportunity to find out more about local politics and how the Council is run. Called ‘politics day’, students from Franklin College Sixth For and Waltham Toll Bar Academy spent a day meeting politicians and officers from North East Lincolnshire Council, including the Mayor and…

2 years ago | Councillors and democracy
A photo of the Mayor with students

School holiday activities

Bookings are now open for a summer of free, fun activities in North East Lincolnshire. Here’s a list of all of this summer’s providers. To find out more about the activities that they’re offering and to book a place, visit the provider’s website. Places on these activities are free for children who are in receipt…

2 years ago | Schools and education
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Skills Fair returns to match youngsters with future employers

The annual Skills Fair returned this year, with over a thousand youngsters going along to meet with employers and education providers to find out about their options for the future. The event, which was organised by North East Lincolnshire Council, working with the Department for Work and Pensions, Franklin College, and Grimsby Institute for Further…

2 years ago | Business and investment
A photo of the skills fair

Councillors approve new education strategy

NORTH East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet have approved a strategy setting out how it will work with local schools, academies and education settings to help children achieve their potential. The Education and Inclusion Strategy was approved by Councillors at a meeting of the Council’s Cabinet last night (Wednesday 15 June 2022). North East Lincolnshire Council’s Education…

2 years ago | Children and families
A child drawing

Support available to help youngsters with exam stress

Youngsters sitting their exams in North East Lincolnshire can access free, anonymous mental health support and counselling to help them overcome exam-stress. Kooth is an online service offering free, safe and anonymous text-based counselling, peer support and wellbeing tools to all 11- 25 yr olds in North East Lincolnshire. Qualified therapists are available 365 days…

2 years ago | Children and families

Get involved in the annual SEND survey

Residents of North East Lincolnshire are being asked to share their experiences of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the area. The SEND Annual survey helps North East Lincolnshire Council to see what is working and how services can improve to meet the needs of the users….

2 years ago | Schools and education

Annual consultation for North East Lincolnshire’s school admission arrangements for the academic year 2023-2024

Choosing a school for your child is one the most important decisions a parent/ carer can make. When changes are proposed to admissions arrangements, all admission authorities must consult on their admissions arrangements. North East Lincolnshire Council is not proposing to make any changes to the admission arrangements for community and voluntary-controlled schools, for whom…

3 years ago | Children and families

Students across our patch return to the classroom for the new school term

Public Health officials have welcomed the return of students to the classroom as the new school term starts, stressing the importance of children and young people returning to some normality and benefitting from the education, social and health and wellbeing effects of the school environment. After a year of disruption due to COVID, public health…

3 years ago | COVID-19