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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…

4 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…

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

Get your child immunised at new drive-through venues

Thousands of children across the country have missed out on receiving their in-school vaccinations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the Council’s School Nursing service are to set up drive-through vaccine centres across the borough to vaccinate those Year 8 students who have missed their jabs. The vaccine is free to all children and offers…

4 years ago | Children and families

School term dates agreed for next academic year

Term dates for the school year 2021-2022 were agreed by Councillors at a meeting of North East Lincolnshire Council’s Cabinet his week. The dates, which are the same as neighbouring Lincolnshire County Council and North Lincolnshire Council, reflect the anticipated return to school for children in our area once the COVID-19 pandemic is over. Term…

4 years ago | Children and families