North Lincolnshire Council

Schools, Libraries and Learning

Amateur writers to showcase their work with local poet

Join other amateur writers and poets on Monday 1 April for the Local Author and Writers’ Showcase. This free event – held in Scunthorpe Central from 2.15pm to 4.15pm – is an opportunity for anyone to share their own poems…

3 days ago
Council invests more than £500,000 in Winterton schools

North Lincolnshire Council has invested £515,500 in Winterton Junior School and Winterton Community Academy to improve the learning environment. At Winterton Junior School, £203,000 has been invested in replacing the school’s roof. The re-roofing project was completed in two stages…

4 weeks ago
Ready Teddy Go!

Five-year-old Teddy, from Beltoft, could be described as the Imagination Library’s biggest fan, having most – if not all – of the books he’s received through the scheme since he was a baby. The Imagination Library is a free book-gifting…

4 weeks ago
£15,000 investment improves access to Scunthorpe school

North Lincolnshire Council has provided £15,000 SEND (special educational needs and disabilities) funding for Enderby Road Infant School to improve access. Work involved constructing ramps at external doorways and raising the floor to create a level Early Years area. Access…

1 month ago
£210,000 nursery extension to support working parents

Poppy Fields Nursery at West Street Children’s Centre has benefited from £210,000 investment by North Lincolnshire Council, to meet anticipated demand for 30 hours funded childcare for working parents. The extension, which increases the number of places available at the…

2 months ago
Schools across North Lincolnshire share £220,000 funding for healthy living projects

North Lincolnshire Council has invested nearly £220,000 in schools across the area to promote healthy lifestyles and support pupils with additional needs. This investment follows on from the Annual Education Report, published in December, which highlighted how children and young…

2 months ago
Apply for your child’s school place

Parents with children aged three to four years-old are being reminded to apply to the council for their school place starting in September 2019 – ahead of the approaching deadline of 15 January 2019. Further to information circulated previously, now…

3 months ago
Quality of education in North Lincolnshire is better than ever

North Lincolnshire’s Annual Education Report, published today, highlights how children and young people in our area are getting a better quality of education than ever before. Improving learning and wellbeing outcomes for all our children remains a key focus for…

3 months ago
Award-winning author inspires children in North Lincolnshire

Pupils from Outwood Academy Foxhills, St Hugh’s Communication and Interaction Specialist College and Winterton Community Academy were visited recently by award-winning author Keith Gray to encourage budding writers. The visit formed part of the 20th anniversary Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.…

4 months ago
Find out about becoming a childminder

We’re holding a Childminder Briefing session on Wednesday 9 January 2019 at the Learning Development Centre, Enderby Road in Scunthorpe to provide information on becoming a childminder. The session from 6pm to 8pm will provide advice and details on the…

4 months ago
Civic Centre transformed into university

Plans to invest in a new University Campus North Lincolnshire (UCNL) have moved a step closer in a joint bid to grow Higher Education in Scunthorpe. The growth plans aim to deliver 1,500 university-level places within Scunthorpe as part of…

4 months ago
Sci-Fest will return this November

24 September 2018 Scunthorpe Sci-Fest is set to invade The Baths Hall once again on Sunday 4 November 2018. Tickets are on sale now for the family event that will see Daleks, Droids, Doctors and superheroes take over the Doncaster…

5 months ago
Volunteer drivers needed to transport children

26 October 2018 The council is looking for reliable and experienced drivers with their own car to volunteer to transport vulnerable children to school and activities. The drivers would support the Children in Care/Need team. If you are interested in…

5 months ago