Alerts

Important Alerts and Reminders

School closures, weather alerts and distruptions to council services are listed below

REMINDER - Online School Admissions closing 31 October 2017

Effective: 20 Oct 2017 to 31 Oct 2017

The Online Admissions Portal for Middle, High and Secondary School applications for September 2018 will close on the 31 October 2017.

More about REMINDER - Online School Admissions closing 31 October 2017 available here

Consultation on the Northumberland Area Special Educational Needs School Place Planning Strategy

Effective: 19 Oct 2017 to 18 Dec 2017

A consultation on the Northumberland Area Special Educational Needs School Place Planning Strategy has now begun. We would welcome your views on the proposed strategy, therefore please find attached a link to the Northumberland County Council where you will find the consultation document and a link to the online questionnaire.

There will also be drop-in events held across the County throughout November. All events are between 1.00 p.m and 7.00 pm as follows:

Wednesday, 1 November, Berwick Leisure Centre, Berwick upon Tweed
Thursday, 9 November, Willowburn Sports and Leisure Centre, Alnwick
Thursday, 16 November, Concordia Leisure Centre, Cramlington
Wednesday, 22 November, Ponteland Leisure Centre, Ponteland
Wednesday, 29 November, Hexham Leisure Centre, Hexham

Consultation from 19 October until 18 December 2017

More about Consultation on the Northumberland Area Special Educational Needs School Place Planning Strategy available here

Consultation Alert : School Planning Strategy for children with Special Educational Needs or Disability

Effective: 19 Oct 2017 to 8 Dec 2017

Consultation is now open on the Northumberland Area School Planning Strategy for children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disability (SEND) 2017-2020.

We are now seeking your views on this strategy. We hope that you will comment and share your ideas and so help shape the final version.

Click on the link below to take part in the consultation.

More about Consultation Alert : School Planning Strategy for children with Special Educational Needs or Disability available here

Don't forget to reconfirm your eligibility for 30 hours!

Effective: 17 Oct 2017 to 10 Nov 2017

Please remember to check your 30 hour code validity end date within your childcare services account and reconfirm your eligibility if needed. If you do not reconfirm with the right time period it may effect your eligibility next term.

If you have any queries please contact HMRC on 0300 1234 097

More about Don't forget to reconfirm your eligibility for 30 hours! available here

2019/2020 School Admission Arrangements - Consultation

Effective: 16 Oct 2017 to 26 Nov 2017

The Council is now consulting on the admission arrangements for all community and voluntary controlled schools for 2019/20. Consultation will run from 16 October 2017 until 26 November 2017.

More about 2019/2020 School Admission Arrangements - Consultation available here

Belford Consultation Document - Amendment

Effective: 12 Oct 2017 to 1 Nov 2017

There was a typographical error on page 7 of the Consultation Document on proposals for Education in Belford. Please refer to the amended document by following the link below and refer any queries to: Lorraine.Fife@northumberland.gov.uk

More about Belford Consultation Document - Amendment available here

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES CONSULTATION DROP-IN EVENTS 2017

Effective: 12 Oct 2017 to 30 Nov 2017

Consultation from: 19 October - 8 December 2017

We would like to hear your views to help us shape specialist services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities in Northumberland. Come to one of our drop-in events listed below to hear more about it and tell us what you think and share your views. All events are between 1.00 p.m and 7.00 pm.

Wednesday, 1 November, Berwick Leisure Centre, Berwick upon Tweed

Thursday, 9 November, Willowburn Sports and Leisure Centre, Alnwick

Thursday, 16 November, Concordia Leisure Centre, Cramlington

Wednesday, 22 November, Ponteland Leisure Centre, Ponteland

Wednesday, 29 November, Hexham Leisure Centre, Hexham

Library Alert : Kielder Library will be closed on Fri 20th & 27th Oct

Effective: 9 Oct 2017 to 27 Oct 2017

Kielder Library will be closed on Friday 20th October & Friday 27th October. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Books can be renewed online at http://mylibrary.co.uk/ or by telephone -01670 505016. (Please note that this is an automated system and you will need your library card number.)

School Admissions Portal Open - Middle, High and Secondary applications September 2018

Effective: 19 Sep 2017 to 31 Oct 2017

The Online Admissions Portal is now open for Middle, High and Secondary School applications for September 2018.

Please be aware that should you need to reset your password it can take up to 30 minutes for the email to appear in your mailbox.

A new feature on the system on sign-in is a 2 Step Verification - do not use this system as it has not yet been enabled.

More about School Admissions Portal Open - Middle, High and Secondary applications September 2018 available here

Consultation Alert : Consultation on Education in Belford

Effective: 13 Sep 2017 to 1 Nov 2017

Consultation is now open on proposals for changes to the education system in schools in Belford.

Please click on the link below for more information

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