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Schools and education

School term dates

School term dates for maintained schools (those schools run by the council) in Middlesbrough.

School admissions

How to apply for school places, request a transfer, or appeal a decision about a school place.

School attendance

Information about fines issued to parents and what happens if a parent is taken to court.

Special Educational Needs

The SEN Assessment Team 0-25 deals with many aspects relating to inclusive education.

Find a school

Addresses and contact details for all our primary schools, secondary schools, and special schools.

School closures

Schools will always contact parents directly to let them know about any closures.

School meals

Our catering team provides school meals to 31 schools in Middlesbrough.

Educational Psychologists

Educational Psychologists support the achievement and wellbeing of children and young people.

Educational visits and outdoor learning

Information for schools about educational visits and outdoor learning.

Ethnic Minority Achievement Team

The Ethnic Minority Achievement Team supports pupils with English as an additional language.

Exclusions and children missing education

School exclusions and children missing education are dealt with by the Access to Education team.

Home schooling

Information for parents that choose to teach their child at home rather than at school.

Home to school transport

Parents are responsible for making sure their child attends school. In some cases, we can offer help to pupils.

Improving achievement

The Achievement service supports and challenges schools to raise the achievement of all pupils.

Middlesbrough SACRE

Middlesbrough SACRE advises the Council on Religious Education within schools.

Schools asset management

We make sure our buildings are fit for purpose for the successful delivery of education.

School complaints

Information on the complaints procedure for schools and how any complaints are dealt with.

School crossing patrols

School crossing patrol officers help children and adults to safely cross busy roads outside schools.

Schools Management Forum

Agendas, reports, figures and minutes from meetings of the Schools Management Forum.

Virtual school

The virtual school supports and tracks the progress of the children and young people we care for.

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