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Schools, Libraries and Learning

Photograph of councillors, teachers and pupils pictured with literacy packs at Holme Valley Primary School
Literacy packs boost children’s reading and writing skills
29 December 2021

More than 200 literacy packs have been given to families across Scunthorpe, helping to boost reading and writing skills at…

Group of children at the end of the school day
Apply for your child’s school place before January deadline
24 December 2021

Families who have children due to start primary school in September 2022 are being reminded to apply for a school…

Photograph of councillors and pupils holding Imagination Library books at Holme Valley primary school in Scunthorpe
700,000 books and counting: the incredible success story of...
21 December 2021

The incredible success of North Lincolnshire’s Imagination Library scheme has been celebrated in a new report. Through the much-loved scheme,…

Four women holding their certificates and tutors
Adult Education and Community Learning rated ‘good’ by Ofsted
8 December 2021

North Lincolnshire Adult Education and Community Learning have been rated ‘good’ in their recent Ofsted inspection. Three national Ofsted inspectors…

Teacher in a classroom
Train to teach in North Lincolnshire
7 October 2021

The next round of applications opens on 12 October 2021 for people wanting to stay local and train to teach…

Photograph of a child making a Christmas tree out of card
Advice and funding available to help community groups run...
27 September 2021

Community organisations interested in running Christmas activity sessions for families are being invited to find out more at online information…

Holly Mumby-Croft, MP for Scunthorpe, pictured with Cllrs Rob Waltham and Julie Reed
Children and young people with Special Educational Needs and...
26 August 2021

A new SEND Annual Report for North Lincolnshire has highlighted the innovative ways North Lincolnshire Council and partner agencies have…

Photograph of dance and craft activities
Don’t miss out – book your child’s place on free...
20 August 2021

Thousands of local children are enjoying North Lincolnshire’s biggest ever free summer holiday activity programme and there are still lots…

Meet Author - Sarah Hagger-Holt
Meet the inspirational LGBTQ+ author Sarah Hagger-Holt
20 August 2021

Author Sarah Hagger-Holt has helped to take books with LGBTQ+ characters from prejudice to Pride and she will be visiting…

Children painting
Places available on Early Years Foundation Stage course to...
13 August 2021

Are you interested in a career as a childminder? Apply for a place on the Introduction to Working Within the…

Composite photo of Tony de Saulles with front covers of two of his Bee Boy books
Learn how to be a cartoonist at our amazing illustrator workshop
3 August 2021

Learn how to be a cartoonist or illustrator at a free hands-on workshop with Horrible Science illustrator Tony de Saulles.…

How will you say thank you - Thank a Teacher Day
Celebrating teachers across North Lincolnshire
23 June 2021

Today is national Thank a Teacher Day, a day of celebration and thanks to teachers and school staff for all…

Photograph of Mick Lochran, Principal, North Lindsey College, pictured with Cllr Reed
Local students to benefit from cash boost to get to college
26 May 2021

A popular council policy has been extended once again, when funding was prioritised at the recent council budget. Students from…

Photograph of Tom Palmer at the Scunthorpe United Reading Stars launch event
Football inspires hundreds more children to discover the joy of...
4 May 2021

Young people from five North Lincolnshire primary schools are being helped to discover the joy of reading, thanks to the…

Colourful graphic of reading activities
North Lincolnshire Imagination Library reaches out across UK
24 March 2021

The successful North Lincolnshire Imagination Library has reached out across the country to help children discover a love of reading.…