Help shape the future of childcare in Lincolnshire

June 5, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Local parents and carers are being surveyed about their childcare experiences to ensure there are enough places available and to support future needs. Councillor Mrs Patricia Bradwell, Executive Councillor for Children’s Services explained: “Throughout the year we work to do whatever we can to support local childcare providers to offer childcare services parents need and want. Part of this work includes an annual assessment report of the sufficiency of childcare. Like all of our past […]

Secondary school offers now available online

March 1, 2018 Spilsby Online 0

Offers for places at secondary schools have been sent out to parents today with a high percentage receiving their first choice. Parents who have applied for secondary school places for their children today can log-in to the county council’s website to see their offer. More than 4000 parents have already got their offers in this way today. For those who did not use our online system (only 4% of applications), their offers have been posted first […]

Lifeline for people recovering from illness ‘suspended’ in Spilsby

May 13, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A virtual gym in Spilsby which has become a lifeline for people recovering after illness is being ‘suspended’. More than 40 residents who were referred to the gym via the Healers Scheme as a way of rebuilding fitness through exercise took part in the final sessions at the Franklin Hall on Wednesday. The twice-weekly sessions have been funded by Lincolnshire County Council and were taken over by Magna Vitae six months ago following budget cuts. Referrals […]

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 […]

Don’t miss out on a primary school place for your child

November 12, 2014 Spilsby Online 0

Parents with children starting reception at primary or junior school in September 2015 can apply for places from Monday, 17 November. Information packs area available from primary schools from Monday and parents need to apply online by the deadline of 15 January 2015 – go to www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/schooladmissions. Last year, 98% of parents applied for a school place online making this the preferred method of choosing a school. This way of applying is so popular because […]

GCSE Results Buck National Trend

August 23, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Provisional figures released today by Lincolnshire schools, including academies, show the overall result for the national key GCSE indicator of 5+A*-C (including English and Maths) has again increased this year by 0.8% to 63%. This compares overwhelmingly favourably against a national trend that appears to show a fall in GCSE grades. Two schools, Caistor Grammar School Academy – for the third year running – and Boston High School, achieved 100% at 5+A*-C (including English and […]