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Information and advice (more info..)

Below are some useful links to resources and information about healthy eating and school meals:

Apply for school/college transport (more info..)

Below are online application forms for you to complete if you think your child is eligible for free school transport.

Infant class size appeals (more info..)

How to appeal a school place decision

How to appeal for a school place (more info..)

How to appeal a school place decision

Recycling in school (more info..)

Northumberland County Council aims to provide advice for schools to set up, or further develop, a recycling and waste management scheme that will be successful and sustainable. We would love for all pupils and staff to strive to protect the environment in the long-term.

Apply for school/college transport (more info..)

Below are online application forms for you to complete if you think your child is eligible for free school transport.

Packed lunches (more info..)

Packed lunches brought into school from home can be high in fat, sugar and salt. Schools can introduce a packed lunch policy, giving parents guidance on what to include when providing a packed lunch.

Financial statements (more info..)

Budget statements are a means of informing schools and the public in general about the funding plans of the authority.

Information for parents during periods of severe weather (more info..)

During periods of severe weather, there may be school closures or disruption to the home-to-school transport.

Northumberland Schools (more info..)

Links to all the schools within Northumberland and special schools in the North East are provided below:

Education other than at school: EOTAS (more info..)

EOTAS is the name given to education provision which is not at school. Alternative education is provided by the local authority for pupils who are unable to attend school as for health and medical reasons.

How to make an objection (more info..)

All schools and academies in Northumberland must formally agree their admission arrangements for the 2023/2024 academic year.

School governors and academy trustees (more info..)

School governors and academy trustees make up the largest volunteer group in the country. They are a vital part of the education offer here in Northumberland.

Virtual school - Coronavirus (COVID-19) (more info..)

The latest information and resources from the Virtual School during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Virtual school - Coronavirus (COVID-19) (more info..)

The latest information and resources from the Virtual School during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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New 20 mph zone outside Stannington First School (more info..)

10 October 2017 Archived

Young pupils have also been involved in a competition to design a symbol and slogan to promote slow and safe driving past their school. The winning slogans have been included on a banner which is now proudly displayed outside of the school.

Blyth School Celebrates Platinum Artsmark Status (more info..)

11 July 2017 Archived

The Dales School in Blyth, a specialist school for children with a range of special educational needs, has clinched a top award for creative work.

Extra school places for county (more info..)

11 April 2018 Archived

More school places for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are urgently being created by the county council.

Consultation on future of West Woodburn First School (more info..)

10 March 2020 Archived

Northumberland County Council’s cabinet has agreed to carry out formal consultation on the potential closure of the school.

Award recognises excellence in sustainable travel (more info..)

12 December 2018 Archived

Allendale has been named the best primary school in Northumberland for the work it has done to encourage pupils to travel to school sustainably.

Let’s do all we can to stay safe from Covid (more info..)

27 July 2021

With cases of Covid remaining high across the region, Northumberland residents are being urged to remain cautious and do all they can to protect themselves.

Leaders concern at Covid rise (more info..)

29 October 2020 Archived

The region's leaders have thanked everyone for their efforts leading to a slow down in Covid infections but say the rate is still too high.

Working​ ​Together​ ​to​ ​Reduce​​​ ​Harm​ ​Caused​ ​by​ ​Alcohol​ ​and​ ​Drugs​ ​ (more info..)

14 November 2017 Archived

Partners from across Northumberland along with Councillors gathered on Tuesday (7th November) at an alcohol and drug forum organised by Northumberland County Council.

Outstanding service helping people regain their independence (more info..)

23 August 2017 Archived

The quality of a short-term care and support service in Berwick has been rated as Outstanding by the independent regulator of health and social care services in England.

Striding into walk to school month (more info..)

01 October 2019 Archived

Young people across the county are pulling on their coats and boots and getting active on the school run during walk to school month.

Learning about Special Free School at Blyth event (more info..)

20 May 2019 Archived

The council has run an event for trusts that could be interested in running a new Special Free School in the county.

Over 1,000 school children celebrate The Daily Mile (more info..)

01 July 2019 Archived

Over 1,000 school children from around the county celebrated The Daily Mile last week by walking to the Northumberland School Games Festival in Cramlington.

Tweedmouth Middle wins national award for sustainable travel (more info..)

12 March 2019 Archived

Tweedmouth Middle has been named the Best Secondary School in England for encouraging pupils to travel sustainably.

Seaton Valley school amalgamation proposals rejected (more info..)

12 January 2022

A proposal to amalgamate three Seaton Valley schools has been rejected by Cabinet following officer recommendation.

School improvement schemes come a step closer (more info..)

13 May 2020 Archived

Three important school improvement projects in Northumberland have come a step closer.

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Captain Raggy Beard's Pirate School

Swashbuckling family fun for the school holidays!Ahoy maties! Join Captain Raggy Beard’s Pirate School at Woodhorn Museum this half-term. Enjoy the Captain’s tales of the high seas and learn fun pirate skills. Pirate themed fancy dress positively encouraged! 10.30 – 11am, 11.30-12noon, 12.30-1pm, 1.30-2pm, 2.30-3pm, 3.30-4pm. Discover Woodhorn's super new membership scheme - kids go free and adults pay just once for 12 months unlimited returns and no parking charge. Full details on the website. www.experiencewoodhorn.com...

Captain Raggy Beard's Pirate School

Swashbuckling family fun for the school holidays!Ahoy maties! Join Captain Raggy Beard’s Pirate School at Woodhorn Museum this half-term. Enjoy the Captain’s tales of the high seas and learn fun pirate skills. Pirate themed fancy dress positively encouraged! 10.30 – 11am, 11.30-12noon, 12.30-1pm, 1.30-2pm, 2.30-3pm, 3.30-4pm. Discover Woodhorn's super new membership scheme - kids go free and adults pay just once for 12 months unlimited returns and no parking charge. Full details on the website. www.experiencewoodhorn.com...

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03 Outcome of consultation Belford FINAL

CABINET Date: 12 December 2017 Outcomes of Consultation on Proposals for Education in Belford Report of Andrew Johnson, Interim Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member: Councillor Wayne Daley, Children’s Services Report prepared by Andrew John...

12 Outcome of consultation on proposals for education in Belford

J CABINET Date: 12 December 2017 Outcomes of Consultation on Proposals for Education in Belford Report of Andrew Johnson, Interim Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member: Councillor Wayne Daley, Children’s Services Report prepared by Andrew J...

03.4 Copy of Responses to Ponteland Schools Consultation April-May 16 Q6 (1)

Resident in Responding

Local Resident? Town/ Village Parish Parish Other Please Q6 Do you agree Q6 Your reasons Northd as Associated of residence Councillor? Councillor Clarify that Ponteland with Middle

should close with effect from 1 September 2019? Yes St...

03 Outcomes of Consultation on Proposals for the Ponteland Partnership

CABINET Date: 24 May 2016 _____________________________________________________________________ Outcomes of Consultation on Proposals for the Ponteland Partnership Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member: Councillor R...

09. Herdley Bank CE Primary School

E CABINET Date: 8 December 2015 ______________________________________________________________ Proposed Closure of Herdley Bank Church of England Primary

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member: Councillor Ro...

03 Herdley Bank CE Primary School

A CABINET Date: 8 December 2015 ______________________________________________________________ Proposed Closure of Herdley Bank Church of England Primary

Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member: Councillor Ro...

02 Haydon Bridge Proposals

POLICY BOARD Date: 10 June 2013 ________________________________________________________________________ Proposals for part of the Haydon Bridge Partnership Report of the Corporate Director of Children’s Services Policy Board Member for Children’s Services: Co...

03 Outcomes of Consultation-Proposal to amalgamate JCSC South Avenue and JCSC Acklington Road V1 FINAL

A CABINET Date: 16 March 2016 ___________________________________________________________________ Outcomes of Consultation on Proposed Amalgamation of James Calvert Spence College (Middle) and James Calvert Spence College (High) schools Report of the Deputy Chief...

06. Outcomes of Consultation-Proposal to amalgamate JCSC South Avenue and JCSC Acklington Road V1 FINAL (1)

E CABINET Date: 16 March 2016 ___________________________________________________________________ Outcomes of Consultation on Proposed Amalgamation of James Calvert Spence College (Middle) and James Calvert Spence College (High) schools Report of the Deputy Chief...

04 Proposal to amalgamate JCSC South Avenue and JCSC Acklington Road FINAL

B CABINET Date: 10 May 2016 ___________________________________________________________________ Proposed Amalgamation of James Calvert Spence College (Middle) and James Calvert Spence College (High) schools Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Childre...

06. Proposal to amalgamate JCSC South Avenue and JCSC Acklington Road FINAL

D CABINET Date: 10 May 2016 ___________________________________________________________________ Proposed Amalgamation of James Calvert Spence College (Middle) and James Calvert Spence College (High) schools Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Childre...

03 Outcomes of Statutory Consultation Ponteland 12..07.16 FINAL

A CABINET Date: 12 July 2016 _______________________________________________________________________ Proposals for the Ponteland Partnership Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member for Children’s Services: Councillor...

04. Proposals for the Ponteland Partnership

A CABINET Date: 12 July 2016 _______________________________________________________________________ Proposals for the Ponteland Partnership Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member for Children’s Services: Councillor...

05 Education infrastructure contribution FINAL

CABINET Date: 12 December 2017 Education Infrastructure Planning Policy Contribution. Report of Andy Johnson Interim Director of Children’s Services. Cabinet Member: Councillor Wayne Daley, Lead Member for Children's Services and Deputy Leader of the Counci...

02 Outcome of consultation on Alnwick Partnership

CABINET Date: 18 June 2015 _____________________________________________________________________ Outcomes of Consultation on options for the Alnwick Partnership Report of the Executive Director of Wellbeing and Community Health Cabinet Member: Councillor Rober...
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Contract information for energy at St.Pauls RC Primary school

21 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5442
I am looking to retrieve some information under the Freedom of Information act in regards to your energy supply and usage.Q.1 What is your current contract end date for gas?A.1@ 31st...

Haydon Bridge Partnership

8 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5569
Q.1 @ Please can you provide me with an electronic copy of all the maintained schools in the Haydon Bridge Partnership@ that are currently identified as being in financial difficulty...

Alternative education provision and home-schooling

18 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5957
Q.1 @ How many pupils were home-schooled using online tutoring paid for by the council between September 1 2017 and August 31 2018? How many of these children were primary school sch...

Deficit recovery plans that have been devised for Greenhead Primary School

26 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5663
Q.1@ @ Please provide electronic details of the deficit recovery plans that have been devised for Greenhead Primary School with length of term of each plan a)@ @ in May 2018 b)@ @ ...

Knives in schools

13 March 2019 Archived

Reference: 5766
Can you provide answers to the following questions for each year from 2013 to the present:Q.1 @ How many knives or similar offensive weapons have been seized in your schools in each ...

Nitrates in Schools

18 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5627
Q.1 @ @ I would like to know whether state schools within your local education authority serve@a) nitrite-cured ham in their school meals and@b) other processed meats containing nitr...

Contact details for all schools

9 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5912
Q.1 @ can I have a database containing the contact details for all schools in Northumberland, including postal address and email, please.A.1 @ School information is available on our ...

Alternative provision providers

24 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6119
Q.1@ @ List of Alternative Provision providers (please specify whether they are LA maintained, Academy, Independent or Unregistered school)Q.1@ @ See attached.Q.2@ @ Cost of a place ...

Youth Service budgets and provision

6 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5553
Please provide the following information, where data is available, regarding youth services budgets and provision.@For each year since 2011/12 (or the earliest available data) until ...

Climate Strike Absence

25 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5971
Q.1 @ The number of unauthorised absences from your schools due to pupils participating in the Friday climate change strikes.@@@@Q.2 @ The number of fines issued related to these una...

Holiday Childcare Survey 2019

14 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6070
Section A @ Cost of holiday childcareQ.1 @ Please give the typical (average) price per day and per week of a full time place in a holiday club in your local area.Q.2@ @ Please provid...

20 MPH limits in Northumberland

28 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5686
This request relates to school pupils placed on part-time timetables* (also known as reduced time-tables or reduced educational provision) within your local authority area**.@*For th...

SEND statistics

15 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5615
Q.1. Please state any changes to the eligibility criteria or service offer under the council@s home to school transport policy (as per section 50B of the Education Act 1996) that hav...

Bus Service provision

23 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5967
Q.1 @ What was the total net spend for supported bus services in the fiscal year 2018/19?*A.1 @ £1,619,462Q.2 @ What was the total net spend for supported bus services in the f...

Ponteland Middle School - funding from Sept 2019

24 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6118
I am writing on behalf of Ponteland Academy Trust, which operates Ponteland Community Middle School (@PCMS@), to object to the decision which the Council has taken to re-allocate in ...