Parents and carers of Year 6 children in East Riding will find out in September which secondary school their children will attend.
A total of 3,584 applications were submitted to East Riding of Yorkshire Council, most of which were made online – an increase of 3.2% from last year – and 3,441 places were offered to students according to their first preference.
Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, is honouring war veterans and volunteers from the Cottingham branch of The Royal British Legion, with 11 acts of kindness and a £1,000 donation, this Armistice Day.
To mark Armistice Day on the 11 November, and to say thank you to the volunteers of the Cottingham branch of The Royal British Legion for their dedication and continuous hard work, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East has donated an act of kindness to 11 different members.
Children and their parents are being encouraged to follow the latest advice about safe bus travel, as the new school year begins for many.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is encouraging families to prepare their travel routes in advance and make sure youngsters are aware of new precautions in place to keep everyone safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
Local housebuilder Barratt Homes Yorkshire East is celebrating its ongoing partnership with RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) by donating £500 to Cottingham High School for pupils to create their own wildlife-friendly garden.
The donation follows an activity at the housebuilder’s Poppy Fields development in Cottingham, which saw the students take part in an educational activity learning how to care for local wildlife.
Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, continues to honour fallen war hero, Jack Harrison, at its aptly named Poppy Fields development in Cottingham, with a £1,800 donation toward a statue in his memory.
Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, continues to honour Hull’s war hero’s this Remembrance Sunday at its aptly named, Poppy Fields development in Cottingham.
To mark Remembrance Sunday, Barratt Homes is supporting the Hull branch of The Royal British Legion with a £1,000 donation to assist the charity in providing lifelong support to serving and ex-serving personnel and their families in the Hull region.
Five-star housebuilder Barratt Homes Yorkshire East recently invited 20 students from Cottingham High School to learn about the importance of protecting and preserving wildlife in the community, this autumn.
As part of the activity, the housebuilder took the students on a tour of its Gold Standard RSPB wildlife-friendly garden at the nearby Poppy Fields development in Cottingham.
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.
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.
The majority of East Riding secondary schools achieved record results today as the final results were checked – but a small number of schools have been affected by national problems with GCSE English marking with one examination board.
Around 800 people attended a charity concert held at the Beverley Minster in aid of Mcmillan Nurses. On the night there were performances from Cottingham High School Choir, Transport Regiment Royal Logistic Corps Band, Beverley Pipe Band.