Deputy Leader of Lincolnshire County Council appointed commissioner at Rotherham Council

May 11, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

The deputy leader of Lincolnshire County Council is to become the new Commissioner for children’s social care at Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. Coun Patricia Bradwell, member for Billinghay and Metheringham, is currently Lincolnshire’s deputy leader and has executive responsibilities for Adult Care and Health Services and Children’s Services. She has been appointed as the Children’s Social Care Commissioner at Rotherham Council by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). An independent inquiry in 2013 […]

Teachers strike to affect schools in Skegness, Spilsby and Alford

September 30, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

The majority of local schools are expected to remain open during tomorrow’s nationwide teachers’ strike, though parents have been warned to be prepared for last minute closures. The only schools in the Standard’s region to have announced closures as of Monday morning were Skegness Grammar School and Spilsby’s Lady Jane Franklin School. Alford’s John Spendluffe Technology College was listed as ‘partially open’. Lincolnshire County Council has warned parents that union members could still change their […]

Industrial action means possible school closures for parents

September 25, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Parents and carers are warned to check with their children’s school for possible closure, or partial closure, next Tuesday, 1 October, as the Teachers’ Unions have called on their members to strike. As well as getting the latest updates from schools, parents are advised that information will also be published on the council’s website – The county council has asked schools and academies to report if they are having to close, or partially close, […]

Majority of Lincolnshire children get first choice of primary school

April 16, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

The vast majority of children in Lincolnshire have been given a place at their school of choice through the admissions system this year, despite an increase in the number of requests for the more popular schools. Parents could pick up their offer using the online system on 16 April – over 98% of parents applied online. Of the 7,325 offers made to primary schools, 6,762 (92.3%) children will receive their first preference school. The figure […]