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Parents urged to support local schools as end of term approaches

Parents and carers in North East Lincolnshire are being asked to support the area’s schools as the end of term approaches. Head teachers, school leaders and staff have been magnificent in their care for the area’s children and young people during an extraordinary and challenging school year. They have had to adapt quickly and put…

3 years ago | COVID-19

“Another moment in an exciting time” for Beacon Academy as sports hall refurbishment works are complete.

North East Lincolnshire Council and its regeneration partner, ENGIE, has recently completed the first phase of a programme of expansion and refurbishment works to Beacon Academy in Cleethorpes. The works focussed on bringing the academy’s existing sports hall back in into use for curriculum activity giving the site a safe and enjoyable indoor activity space…

3 years ago | Schools and education
Members of the project group post for a photo in the newly refurbished sports hall

Organisations sought to run children’s holiday activities

A programme of activities is being designed to help take the pressure off of parents during school holidays and help to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children. Local activity providers being sought to host free activities for school-age children, with funding available to sponsor sessions.   The Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and…

3 years ago | Children and families

Trainee ELSA School Support Staff meet face-to-face for the first time

Ten school support staff in North East Lincolnshire have met their course classmates for the first time after COVID-19 rules were relaxed. The 6-day course, which is run by North East Lincolnshire Council’s Educational Psychology team, trains school staff to become Emotional Literacy Support Assistants (ELSAs). ELSAs support school students with special interventions to support…

3 years ago | Schools and education
Trainee Emotional Literacy Support Assistants pose for a photo outside Grimsby Town Hall

Parents urged to support local schools during lockdown

Parents and carers in North East Lincolnshire are being asked to support local schools during the pandemic by keeping their children at home where possible. A letter, sent to all school headteachers, parents and carers calling for parents and carers who are critical workers to keep their children at home if at all possible,  follows…

3 years ago | COVID-19

University students urged to do their bit and make sensible decisions

Local students hoping to return to university in the coming days are being urged by a leading Councillor to ‘do their bit, make sensible decisions and save lives.’ Councillor Ian Lindley, portfolio holder for children, education and young people, made the comments when reacting to news of the Government’s latest coronavirus national lockdown. Councillor Lindley…

3 years ago | Children and families

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…

4 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