Greater Lincolnshire
October 19, 2020 4.35 pm

Four more Lincolnshire schools with COVID-19 cases

Two more schools in North East Lincs too

A further four schools in Lincolnshire have positive cases of coronavirus on Monday.

Lincolnshire County Council said on Monday, October 19 that it is working with 68 schools with COVID-19 infections.

A further two schools in North East Lincolnshire have reported cases since Friday. There have been at least six schools with cases in North Lincolnshire since term resumed in September.

The latest additions to the county council’s list are Claypole Primary School, St George’s Academy (Ruskington), Swinderby All Saints Primary School, University Academy Holbeach.

Woodlands Academy (Spilsby), Bassingham Pre-School, Hawthorn Tree School (Boston) and Springwell Alternative Academy (Grantham) are the schools currently closed.

Andy Fox, consultant in public health, said: “As of this Monday, Lincolnshire’s Health Protection Team is currently working with 68 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.”

Meanwhile, the University of Lincoln revealed on Monday that 85 of its students have tested positive for coronavirus.

Schools with current confirmed cases (new in bold at the top):

  • Claypole Primary School
  • St George’s Academy, Ruskington
  • Swinderby All Saints Primary School
  • University Academy Holbeach
  • Lincoln College
  • Queen Elizabeth High School, Gainsborough
  • Hackthorn Primary School
  • Kesteven and Sleaford High School
  • Somercotes Academy, North Somercotes
  • Lincoln Castle Academy
  • Lincoln Carlton Academy
  • Bluecoat Meres Academy, Grantham
  • Dunholme St Chad’s Primary School
  • Kesteven and Grantham Girls School
  • Hogsthorpe Primary Academy
  • Bassingham Pre-School (closed)
  • Barrowby Primary School
  • Billingborough Primary School
  • The Priory Academy LSST
  • Priory Ruskin Academy, Grantham
  • Boston College
  • Hawthorn Tree School, Boston (closed)
  • Caistor Yarborough Academy
  • Haven High Academy, Boston
  • Malcolm Sargent Primary School, Stamford
  • St George’s Academy, Sleaford
  • St Peter and St Paul Academy, Lincoln
  • Kirkstone House School, Baston
  • Stamford Endowed Schools
  • Manor Leas Junior School, Lincoln
  • St Hugh’s Catholic Primary, Lincoln
  • Ermine Academy, Lincoln
  • St Giles Academy, Lincoln
  • Branston Community College Academy
  • Grantham College
  • Kelsey Primary School
  • Birchwood Junior School, Lincoln
  • Great Steeping Primary School, Spilsby
  • Walton Academy, Grantham
  • Wragby Primary School
  • Woodlands Academy, Spilsby (closed)
  • Skegness Academy
  • Blyton Cum Laughton Primary School
  • Castle Wood Academy, Gainsborough
  • The King’s School, Grantham
  • Westgate Academy, Lincoln
  • William Farr School, Welton, Lincoln
  • Sir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn, Lincoln
  • Kisimul School Acacia Hall, Freisthorpe
  • Leslie Manser Primary, Lincoln
  • Lincoln St Christopher’s Special School
  • Long Sutton Primary School
  • Market Deeping Community Primary
  • Springwell Alternative Academy, Grantham (closed)
  • St Nicholas Primary, Boston
  • Community Learning in Partnership, Gainsborough
  • Grantham Preparatory International School
  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Horncastle
  • St Michael’s Primary School, Thorpe on the Hill
  • University Academy Long Sutton
  • Denton Primary School, Grantham
  • Bridge House Independent School, Boston
  • Charles Read Academy, Grantham
  • De Aston School, Market Rasen
  • The Lancaster School, Lincoln
  • The St Sebastian Primary School, Grantham
  • Waddington All Saints Academy
  • Bourne Academy

Public Health are also aware of the following three cases at nurseries:

  • Town and Country Kiddies Nursery, Louth
  • Seashells Nursery, Mablethorpe
  • Angels Childcare, Lincoln

North East Lincolnshire

There are currently 27 schools and education settings with confirmed cases of coronavirus in North East Lincolnshire after a further two were reported on Monday.

North Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Council said it was unable to provide data regarding schools in the region with coronavirus cases.

There is understood to have been at least six cases at North Lincolnshire schools since term restarted in September.

  • South Axholme Academy, Epworth
  • Enderby Road Infant School, Scunthorpe
  • St Lawrence Academy, Scunthorpe
  • Baysgarth School, Barton-upon-Humber
  • Frederick Gough School, Scunthorpe
  • Oasis Academy Henderson Avenue, Scunthorpe

In addition, John Leggott College in Scunthorpe has also had a positive case of coronavirus.

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