September 29, 2020 5.09 pm This story is over 43 months old

Coronavirus cases at three more Lincolnshire schools

25 schools with COVID-19 cases

Three more schools in Lincolnshire have had positive cases of coronavirus.

Lincolnshire County Council said on Tuesday, September 29 that it is currently working with 25 schools that have had cases of COVID-19.

All remain open except for Cranwell Primary School.

The latest additions to the council’s list are Bluecoat Primary School (Stamford), Somercotes Academy (North Somercotes) and The Deepings School (Deeping St James).

Schools with current confirmed cases:

  • Bourne Westfield Primary
  • Lincoln College
  • Bardney Primary School
  • Cranwell Primary School (closed)
  • Queen Elizabeth High School, Gainsborough
  • Gonerby Hill Foot Primary School, Grantham
  • Hackthorn Primary School
  • Kesteven and Sleaford High School
  • Lincoln UTC
  • Ellison Boulters Academy, Scothern
  • Ermine Academy, Lincoln
  • Tower Road Academy, Boston
  • William Farr School, Welton
  • Our Lady of Lincoln Catholic Primary School
  • Branston Community Academy
  • Bourne Abbey Primary Academy
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Horncastle
  • Lincoln Christ’s Hospital School
  • Priory City of Lincoln Academy
  • St Helena’s Primary School, Willoughby
  • Spalding Grammar School
  • Sir Robert Pattinson Academy, North Hykeham
  • Bluecoat Primary School, Stamford
  • Somercotes Academy, North Somercotes
  • The Deepings School, Deeping St James

Andy Fox, consultant in public health, said: “As of this morning, Lincolnshire’s Health Protection Team is currently working with 25 schools that have had confirmed cases of coronavirus.

“All schools are taking action to limit the potential spread of the virus, with some pupils and staff self-isolating as a precaution where necessary.”

North East Lincolnshire

Since term resumed on September 3, there have been six schools with confirmed cases of coronavirus in North East Lincolnshire.

North East Lincolnshire Council said on Tuesday that there is only one school that is still an active case.

Phoenix Park Academy in Grimsby confirmed two cases of coronavirus and closed one of its sites.

Meanwhile, a student and staff member at Grimsby Institute have tested positive for COVID-19, but their cases are unrelated and they have been in self-isolation as a precaution, according to Grimsby Live.

North Lincolnshire

The exact number of schools with cases has not yet been disclosed by North Lincolnshire Council, but there is understood to be at least six.

South Axholme Academy in Epworth and Enderby Road Infant School in Scunthorpe each have a case of coronavirus.

A member of staff at both St Lawrence Academy in Scunthorpe and Baysgarth School in Barton-upon-Humber tested positive for coronavirus.

A pupil at Frederick Gough School and a member of staff at Oasis Academy Henderson Avenue (both in Scunthorpe) tested positive for coronavirus, according to Grimsby Live.