PUBLISHED: 17:00 16 April 2019 Jon King Families are finding out whether or not their children got their first choice primary school. Picture: Dominic Lipinski PA Archive/PA Images Families have been finding out whether or not their children got into their first choice primary schools. In Newham just over 94 per cent – 4,009 youngsters – got places at their top choice while 5.4pc missed out.However, almost 99pc gained a place at a school within their top three preferences, according to figures released on Tuesday.Cllr Julianne Marriott, cabinet member for education, said: “Starting school is a big milestone for all children and of course their parents. “It is great news for our families that the vast majority of children will be going to their first choice Newham school in September.”Newham received 4,262 applications for primary school entry from residents by the closing date of January 15.The figures show that 167 pupils got … [Read more...] about National Primary Offer Day 2019: Majority of Newham primary pupils offered first choice school
PUBLISHED: 10:48 15 April 2019 Sophie Barnett Children across Suffolk and Essex will be finding out which primary school they have been given a place at on National Offer Day, Tuesday April 16. Picture: RACHEL EDGE Rachel Edge This week parents and carers in Suffolk will be finding out whether their child has made their first choice primary school on National Offer Day. On Tuesday, April 16 the outcome of school applications will be announced - detailing which schoolchildren aged four to five have been offered a place at an infant, junior or middle school for the first time. How will I find out?Families who applied online will be able to view the outcome of their application by logging on to the school admissions portal on Suffolk County Council's or Essex County Council's websites.Parents and carers will also receive an email with the details of their child's offer.However, if you applied using a paper application form, then the authority will send you a … [Read more...] about National Offer Day is just around the corner
PUBLISHED: 07:35 18 March 2019 | UPDATED: 08:31 18 March 2019 Will Jefford The Stephen Hawking Neuro Centre, is planned to be built in the Ravenswood part of Ipswich. Picture: KLH ARCHITECTS Archant Brain injury patients are set to be offered their own ‘home from home’ after plans were revealed for a new 24-bed residential unit at Ravenswood. Plans for the Stephen Hawking Neuro Centre, which will be built by Headway Suffolk have been submitted to Ipswich Borough Council. Picture: KLH ARCHITECTSThe plans, submitted by Headway Suffolk, would allow those who may otherwise have been made homeless as a result of their neurological condition to have somewhere to recuperate, while offering further medical attention for those being discharged from hospital. Headway Suffolk say the new centre, which will honour Professor Stephen Hawking, will provide a day centre hub as well as the residential accommodation so that patients can get the right support … [Read more...] about New head trauma unit at Ravenswood would offer a home from home for patients
PUBLISHED: 12:46 04 March 2019 | UPDATED: 13:01 04 March 2019 Jon King Across the borough parents and children have been finding out whether or not they got into the school of their choice. Picture: KEN MEARS Archant A majority of young people have been offered their first choice secondary school. Evelyn Carpenter. Picture: LBBDAlmost three out of four youngsters in Barking and Dagenham will be starting at their preferred secondary school from September this year according to the council.Cllr Evelyn Carpenter, cabinet member for educational attainment and school improvement, said: “The number of children that require a secondary school place in the borough continues to increase each year so I am delighted to see that so many parents have secured their preferred place.”On national offer day on Friday parents who sent in their applications on time received the news of where their child would be going to school.Out of the 3,452 applications … [Read more...] about Majority of Barking and Dagenham youngsters offered first choice secondary school
PUBLISHED: 07:30 28 February 2019 Sophie Barnett Parents and carers will find out what school their child has been offered a place at on National Offer Day. Picture: GETTY IMAGES / ISTOCKPHOTO This content is subject to copyright. This week parents and carers in Suffolk will be finding out whether their child has made their first choice secondary school on National Offer Day. On Friday, March 1, the outcome of school applications will be announced detailing which schools children aged 10 to 11 have been offered a place at.How will I find out?Families who applied online will be able to view the outcome of their application by logging on to the school admissions portal on Suffolk County Council’s website. Parents and carers will also receive an email with the details of their child’s offer.However if you applied using a paper application form then Suffolk County Council will send you a letter by second class post which will arrive after Friday, … [Read more...] about Will you be waiting to see which secondary school your child has been offered a place at?