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Keep your school safe from fire (more info..)

The cost of a fire in a school is significant. While financial costs may be great, the cost to the community can be even greater. It is for this reason that Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) works with schools to provide advice and guidance on how to protect staff and students from fire.

Measures required to control COVID-19 on school transport (more info..)

Find out what measures must be put in place to help minimise the risk of spreading COVID-19 on school transport, including risk assessments, requirements for vehicles, expectations on drivers and passenger transport assistants, and more.

School transport for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) (more info..)

Pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), and mobility problems all have the same entitlement to home to school travel support as any other pupil within the education system.

Driving your children to school (more info..)

Our Smarter Parker campaign asks you to be more considerate of others, and the environment, when taking your car to school.

Driving your children to school (more info..)

Our Smarter Parker campaign asks you to be more considerate of others, and the environment, when taking your car to school.

Sustainable travel to school (more info..)

Northumberland are passionate about encouraging more initiatives for children to travel to school in a more environmentally-friendly manner, including the reduction of car use for the journey to school.

Sustainable travel to school (more info..)

Northumberland are passionate about encouraging more initiatives for children to travel to school in a more environmentally-friendly manner, including the reduction of car use for the journey to school.

Elective home education (more info..)

Elective Home Education (EHE) is the term used by the DfE to describe a parent's decision to provide education for their children at home instead of sending them to school.

Elective home education (more info..)

Elective Home Education (EHE) is the term used by the DfE to describe a parent's decision to provide education for their children at home instead of sending them to school.

Fire safety legislation (more info..)

For more information about how fire legislation applies to school premises, please see below:

Countryside education activities (more info..)

Schools and other groups may use the council’s countryside sites as a natural environment for educational activities.

Children not in school (more info..)

The Education Welfare Service fulfils the statutory duties of the local authority for safeguarding children in relation to: school attendance  elective home education children missing education  attendance of permanently excluded children  children in entertainment employment (and their chaperones)

School links & educational support (more info..)

Whether you are new to fostering or experienced, the Northumberland team is here to support you every step of the way.

Pupil performance - The Data Unit Service (more info..)

The Data Unit Service processes data into valuable management information for your school - so you don’t have to. Our professional data analysts provide your school with the information you need in order to support evidence-based decision making, and to assist with school improvement planning.

Service specific privacy notices (more info..)

Northumberland County Council aims to be transparent and provide accessible information to individuals about how their personal data will be used through a privacy notice.

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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.

High level of students gain first choice secondary school (more info..)

03 March 2020 Archived

Over ninety-seven percent of students in Northumberland have gained their first choice of high or secondary school.

Northumberland schools are travel STARs (more info..)

23 October 2019 Archived

Ten Northumberland schools have achieved Modeshift STARS accreditation - marking them out for excellence in promoting sustainable and active travel.

Turf Cutting Ceremony Marks Start of School Build (more info..)

04 December 2017 Archived

Pupils, staff and councillors joined the team from Galliford Try on Thursday 23rd November,at an official event to to mark the start of building work on the new Darras Hall Primary School.

County school pioneers road safety initiative (more info..)

11 July 2019 Archived

A Cramlington school has become the first in the county to trial a new scheme which closes surrounding roads to traffic at the start and end of the school day.

Trust sought to run new special needs school (more info..)

09 April 2019 Archived

Northumberland has come a step closer to having a new special school for secondary age young people with special needs.

Ministerial backing for new Darras Hall Primary School (more info..)

08 October 2018 Archived

The Secretary of State for Education has made a visit to a newly built primary school in Northumberland today (October 8th).

Schools top the region for sustainable travel (more info..)

25 November 2019 Archived

Northumberland schools have topped the region in the 2019 Modeshift STARS awards.

West Woodburn First School to close (more info..)

13 May 2020 Archived

The council’s cabinet has agreed to approve the closure of West Woodburn First School.

Thousands of pupils put best foot forward (more info..)

22 May 2018 Archived

More than 4700 Northumberland school children will be putting their best foot forward as part of Walk to School Week.

Students get on board to ‘Suss the Bus’ (more info..)

11 October 2017 Archived

Students from James Calvert Spence College in Amble have taken part in a project to raise awareness of what to expect when using school transport for the first time.

Safety key for home to school transport (more info..)

28 August 2020 Archived

Home to school transport for over 7,000 students in Northumberland will see new measures put in place to ensure the safety of those travelling. 

Excellent progress on new first school for Morpeth (more info..)

27 November 2018 Archived

Teachers and students from Morpeth First School have joined county councillors to view progress on the site of the new school that they will attend from September 2019.

Proposal to relocate Atkinson House Special School approved (more info..)

12 January 2022

Cabinet has agreed the publication of a statutory proposal to relocate Atkinson House Special School to a former school site in Ponteland and to change the designation of the school to become co-educational.

Have your say on school consultations in Northumberland (more info..)

15 November 2021

Northumberland County Council is asking parents, carers and local residents to have their say on the things that matter most to them as part of two ongoing school consultations.

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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. Alnwick Consultation Report

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...

4. Outcomes of Consultation on options for the Alnwick Partnership

B 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 Ro...

Shilbottle First School Minutes

SHILBOTTLE FIRST

- CONSULTATION MEETING Minutes of Public Meeting 11 February 2015 – 7.00 pm Present: Andrew Johnson - Director of Education and Skills Sue Aviston – Capital Projects Officer (Schools Lorraine Fife –

Organisation Officer Pat Hughes...

03 West Tyne Federation Proposals

POLICY BOARD Date: 10 June 2013 ________________________________________________________________________ Proposal of the West Tyne Federation to extend the age ranges of Henshaw Church of England First

, Herdley Bank Church of England First

and Greenhe...

04. A follow up report about young people and alcohol and the UK CMO Alcohol Guidelines Review

B COMMITTEE: HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD DATE: 11 FEBRUARY 2016 A follow up report about young people and alcohol and the UK Chief Medical Officers Alcohol Guidelines Review Report of the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Children’...

03 Proposed Closure of Acklington CE First School (1)

A CABINET Date:? ?7? ?November? ?2017 ______________________________________________________________ Proposed? ?Closure? ?of? ?Acklington? ?CE? ?First?

? Report? ?of? ?the? ?Interim? ?Director? ?of? ?Children’s? ?Services Cabinet? ?Member:? ?Councillor...

03.8 Responses to Ponteland Schools Consultation April-May 16 Q 10

Resident in Responding as

Associated Local Resident? Town/ Village Parish Parish Other Please AlternativeModel Northd with of residence Councillor? Council Clarify Yes Parent NULL Yes Ponteland No NULL No NULL 1) Have the transition age between first and second schools ...

02 Minutes 7 Nov 2017

NORTHUMBERLAND? ?COUNTY? ?COUNCIL CABINET At? ?a? ?meeting? ?of? ?the? ??Cabinet ???held? ?at? ?County ??Hall,? ?Morpeth? ?on? ?Tuesday? ?7? ?November 2017? ?at? ?10.00? ?am. PRESENT Councillor? ?W.? ?Daley (Deputy? ?Leader? ?of ??the? ?Council,? ?in? the?...

03 Cabinet 7 Nov 2017

NORTHUMBERLAND? ?COUNTY? ?COUNCIL CABINET At? ?a? ?meeting? ?of? ?the? ??Cabinet ???held? ?at? ?County ??Hall,? ?Morpeth? ?on? ?Tuesday? ?7? ?November 2017? ?at? ?10.00? ?am. PRESENT Councillor? ?W.? ?Daley (Deputy? ?Leader? ?of ??the? ?Council,? ?in? the?...

Final Minutes as published

NORTHUMBERLAND? ?COUNTY? ?COUNCIL CABINET At? ?a? ?meeting? ?of? ?the? ??Cabinet ???held? ?at? ?County ??Hall,? ?Morpeth? ?on? ?Tuesday? ?7? ?November 2017? ?at? ?10.00? ?am. PRESENT Councillor? ?W.? ?Daley (Deputy? ?Leader? ?of ??the? ?Council,? ?in? the?...

03 Ellington-Linton-Pegswood Outcomes of Consultation 2014 Final

B POLICY BOARD Date: 7 October 2014 ___________________________________________________________________ Outcomes of Consultation on Proposals for Ellington, Linton and Pegswood First Schools Report of the Executive Director of Wellbeing and Community Health P...

09 Outcomes of Consultation Ellington-Linton-Pegswood

POLICY BOARD Date: 7 October 2014 ___________________________________________________________________ Outcomes of Consultation on Proposals for Ellington, Linton and Pegswood First Schools Report of the Executive Director of Wellbeing and Community Health Poli...

04 Acklington CE First School FINAL

B CABINET Date: 7 November 2017 ______________________________________________________________ Proposed Closure of Acklington CE First

Report of the Interim Director of Children’s Services Cabinet Member: Councillor Wayne Daley Report prepared by A...

04 Reorganisation of Ashington Partnership

POLICY BOARD Date: 29 May 2014 Proposed consultation on proposals for the Ashington Partnership Report of the Executive Director of Wellbeing and Community Health Policy Board Member: Councillor Robert Arckless, Children’s Services Purpose o...

06 Reorganisation of Ashington Partnership Report

E POLICY BOARD Date: 29 May 2014 Proposed consultation on proposals for the Ashington Partnership Report of the Executive Director of Wellbeing and Children’s Services Group Policy Board Member: Councillor Robert Arckless, Children’s Services ...
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Careers information & guidance

30 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5995
Q.1 @ How much does Northumberland County Council spend on Careers Information Advice and Guidance in schools per annum?@@A.1 The Education Act 2011 places schools under a duty to se...

Library openings and closings

9 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5365
Q.1 How many libraries in your jurisdiction have been opened since 2010? A.1@We have not opened any new libraries since 2010 although, we have moved some of our libraries into more ...

Council spend on celebrities

23 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5468
Q.1 The amount of money this council has spent on celebrities or famous people in 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively - including the event cost for a celebrity visit, and transport for...

Home schooling and referrals

11 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5385
Q.1 Please provide details of how many home educated children are in your local authority area as at 1st January 2019, or the closest available date. A.1 219 Q.2 Please state how m...

Number of children who did not receive their final transition Education Health Care plan by the 15.02. Deadline in 2018

12 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5589
Q.1. @ As per 1 May 2018, how many children in your local authority had a Statement of Special Educational Needs?A.1@ @ 0 @ Q.2. @ How many children with special educational need...

Provision of habilitation services for children and young people (CYP) with vision impairment

3 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6022
Please can you provide answers to the following questions regarding the local authority@s provision of habilitation services for children and young people (CYP) with vision impairmen...

Period poverty provision

7 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6034
Q.1 @ @ How many schools is your council responsible for?Secondary schools:Primary schools:A.1@ Secondary schools: 33,@Primary schools: 122 @Q.2@ Has the council identified @period ...

Historic Planning & Building Control information

27 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5679
I would like to request a copy of the minutes from the meeting of the 11th February 2019 between NCC and representatives of PCMS.Q.1 @ I would also like to request a copy of the cons...

Hareside Primary - Energy supply and usage

17 January 2019 Archived

Reference: 5433
Hareside Primary School:@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 ...

Council Budgets

6 March 2019 Archived

Reference: 5724
I am writing to request information relating to your local authority budget.@Please provide the following information: @a) Please state the earmarked budget allocated (as opposed to...

Education department - organisational structure

14 February 2019 Archived

Reference: 5607
Q.1@ @ A full structure of your education department and who looks after the school improvement services.If your service is outsourced or ran by another organisation are you able to ...

Supply or cover teachers at your educational state run schools

25 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5973
Q.1 @ The number of times that you, the Council, procured (hired) supply or cover teachers at your educational state-run schools/academies annually, in each year going back to 2005, ...

Spends on placing cover teachers each year at its state run academic institutions

25 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5975
Q.1 @ I need to find out how much Northumberland County Council spends on placing cover teachers and supply teachers each year at its state run academic institutions. May I please re...

Education provision for children with visual impairment

8 May 2019 Archived

Reference: 6039
Local authority name:Section 1: Organisation and funding of your local authority Education Vision Impairment (VI) Advisory serviceQ.1a. How is provision for children and young people...

Youth centres

4 April 2019 Archived

Reference: 5879
Q.1 @ Could I please have a list of council run youth centres and clubs with their address, which have operated at any point between 2010 and 2019, along with dates of opening and cl...