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Lincolnshire schools affected by coronavirus this week

20 schools affected this week

Lincolnshire County Council has revealed its latest list of schools with coronavirus cases with Priory City of Lincoln Academy the latest in a total of 20 it is now working with.

The council said that the only school currently closed is Cranwell Primary.

Andy Fox, consultant in public health, said: “As of this Friday, Lincolnshire’s Health Protection Team is currently working with 20 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.”

Schools with current confirmed cases:

  • Bourne Westfield Primary
  • St John the Baptist Primary School, Spalding
  • 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

The King’s School in Grantham, The Holt Primary School in Skellingthorpe, Spalding High School, The Pilgrim School in Lincoln, Scampton Primary School, Ancaster Primary School, Barkston and Syston Primary School, Sir Robert Pattinson Academy in North Hykheam, Sutton on Sea Primary School, Stamford Endowed Schools and Kesteven and Grantham Girls School are no longer active cases with Public Health England.

North East Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council said that since term resumed on September 3, there have been six confirmed cases in schools.

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

A teacher at Cleethorpes Academy and a pupil at Stallingborough C of E Primary School tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month.

A child in Year 6 at Lisle Marsden Church of England Primary Academy also tested positive.

The other two schools have not yet been publicly named.

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 five.

South Axholme Academy on Burnham Road in Epworth has a confirmed 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.

Enderby Road Infant School in Scunthorpe also confirmed this week that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school.

A pupil at Frederick Gough School in Scunthorpe tested positive for coronavirus last week, according to Grimsby Live.