October 1, 2020 5.30 pm This story is over 42 months old

Three more Lincoln area schools with coronavirus cases

27 schools in Lincolnshire affected

Three schools in the Lincoln area have had positive cases of coronavirus on Thursday.

Lincolnshire County Council said on October 1 that it is currently working with 27 schools with cases of COVID-19.

The latest additions to the council’s list are The Meadows Primary School in Lincoln, Waddington All Saints Academy and Dunholme St Chad’s Primary School.

The only school fully closed is Cranwell Primary.

In an email to parents Mrs Simmons, who is headteacher at The Meadows Primary School, said that “members of a Meadows’ family had tested positive for COVID-19.”

The child who attends the school has symptoms. As a precaution the children in that class have been asked to remain at home until the test is processed.

Schools with current confirmed cases:

  • Lincoln College
  • Cranwell Primary School (closed)
  • Queen Elizabeth High School, Gainsborough
  • Gonerby Hill Foot Primary School, Grantham
  • Hackthorn Primary School
  • Kesteven and Sleaford High School
  • Ellison Boulters Academy, Scothern
  • Ermine Academy, Lincoln
  • 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
  • Lincoln Castle Academy
  • Bluecoat Meres Academy, Grantham
  • Boston High School
  • The Meadows Primary School, Lincoln
  • Waddington All Saints Primary
  • Dunholme St Chad’s Primary School

Lincoln UTC is the latest to be removed from the list as it is no longer an active case with Public Health England.

North East Lincolnshire

Two schools in North East Lincolnshire, and Grimsby Institute, currently have cases of coronavirus.

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

Since then there is now a total of seven staff at the school’s two sites, who are now self-isolating after contracting coronavirus, according to Grimsby Live. A small number of pupils have also been sent home to self-isolate.

A member of staff at Bursar Primary Academy in Cleethorpes has now also tested positive for coronavirus.

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

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.

In addition, John Leggott College in Scunthorpe has a positive case of coronavirus, who is self-isolating at home.