Campaign To Find 100 New Foster Carers In The East Riding

Campaign To Find 100 New Foster Carers In The East Riding
October 15, 2020

A new campaign has launched aiming to recruit 100 new foster carers to join the East Riding fostering community.

A series of videos have been commissioned to hear from East Riding foster carers and young people, aiming to encourage more people to come forward and find out more about the rewards the role brings.

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Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020

Building Improvements At More Than 70 East Riding Schools In 2020
August 26, 2020

Since the start of 2020, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has continued to invest in its schools’ estate with a capital programme in excess of £1.5 million. Using a combination of funding from the Department for Education and the council’s own reserves, this year has seen more than 70 schemes being delivered across the East Riding. The work includes larger schemes to replace school roofs and boilers that are beyond…

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Bags Of Creativity For East Riding’s Children And Young People This Summer

Bags Of Creativity For East Riding’s Children And Young People This Summer
July 13, 2020

A new partnership will deliver bags packed with creative activities and inspiring materials to 1000 vulnerable children and young people in the East Riding this Summer.

IVE, the Bridge Organisation for Yorkshire and the Humber is working with the Local Cultural Education Partnership and social services in the East Riding to deliver Bags of Creativity. The bags are designed to make sure all children and young people can be creative at home by providing everything they need in one place.

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Most East Yorkshire Children Award First Choice Secondary School Place

Most East Yorkshire Children Award First Choice Secondary School Place
March 2, 2020

More than 95% of Year 6 children resident in the East Riding have been awarded places for the school named by their parents/carers as their first preference in the 2020/21 secondary school admissions round.  

Letters to parents/carers informing them of the outcome of their applications for secondary school places in September 2020, are being sent out today, Monday 2nd March.  This is known as ‘National Offer Day’ and is the date that all local authorities in England send the results of applications to parents/carers.

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National Adoption Week Is Ideal Time To Find Out If You Can Adopt

National Adoption Week Is Ideal Time To Find Out If You Can Adopt
October 14, 2019

There are currently 69 children across East Riding, North Yorkshire and the Humber who are waiting for permanent, loving homes due to a shortage of people coming forward to adopt.

Unfortunately, many potential adopters rule themselves out, due to myths and outdated beliefs about who can adopt and the qualities they need.

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High Proportion Of Year Six Pupils Assigned School Of Choice

High Proportion Of Year Six Pupils Assigned School Of Choice
March 4, 2019

More than nine out of ten Year 6 children in the East Riding have been awarded places for the school named by parents as their first choice in the 2019/20 secondary school admissions round.  

Letters to parents, informing them of the outcome of their applications for secondary school places in September 2019, are being sent out today, Friday 1st March.  This is known as ‘National Offer Day’ and is the date that all local authorities in England have to send the letters out to parents.

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East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be

East Riding School Children Celebrate Right To Be
October 1, 2018

An LGBTQ anti-hate crime project which has involved schools and communities across the East Riding was celebrated at an event in Beverley attended by a Home Office minister.

The Right to Be project is an initiative led by children’s charity Barnardo’s in partnership with East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service, following a £48,000 award of funding from the Home Office Hate Crime Community Projects fund.

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A-Level Celebrations For East Riding Students

A-Level Celebrations For East Riding Students
August 17, 2018

Students across the East Riding are celebrating some outstanding A-level results, with early indications suggesting that schools and academies have seen increases in the average grade achieved.

The A-level league tables which will be published by the Government in January 2019 will include both attainment and progress measures for A-level and for other level 3 technical and vocational qualifications.

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Families First Quality Award For East Riding

Families First Quality Award For East Riding
June 13, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Families Information Service Hub (FISH) has achieved a national award for the quality of its service in helping families by providing information, support and advice.

FISH is a free, impartial service which provides a one-stop shop for information on services in the East Riding for children and young people aged up to 19 years, or up to 25 if they have a special educational need or disability.

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East Riding Children’s Centres Celebrate Baby Friendly Accreditation

East Riding Children's Centres Celebrate Baby Friendly Accreditation
March 12, 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s children’s centres are celebrating after achieving international recognition for a baby-friendly initiative.

Centres across the East Riding, including Anlaby, Beeford, Beverley, Bridlington, Brough, Cottingham, Driffield, Hedon, Hessle, Hornsea, Howden, Goole, Market Weighton, Pocklington and Withernsea.

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Good News For Most Parents Over Secondary School Places

Good News For Most Parents Over Secondary School Places
March 1, 2018

Nearly all East Riding parents of children moving to secondary school this year have got places for them at their preferred school.

Letters to parents telling them the outcome of their applications for secondary places in September are being sent out today, Thursday, 1 March. All local authorities in England have to send the letters out on the same date.

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