109 schools in Lincolnshire now with confirmed Covid 19 cases

Nine more schools in Lincolnshire have confirmed Covid-19 cases - including three from the Skegness area.

John Spendluffe Technology College in Alford is closed due to Covid-19 cases.
John Spendluffe Technology College in Alford is closed due to Covid-19 cases.

Chapel St Leonards Primary School (open, Hogsthorpe Primary Academy (open) and Great Steeping Primary School (closed) have been added to the list of schools affected, which yesterday (Wednesday) stood at 100.

In Alford - where some Skegness pupils are educated - three schools have confirmed cases, including John Spendluffe Technology College which is closed. The others are Alford Primary School (open) and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (open).

The new statistics reflect the latest reports East Lindsey, including Skegness and the surrounding coast, is now the fourth worst affected area for Covid-19 cases in the country, with , with 787 new cases registered over the past seven days.

East Lindsey's infection rate per 100,000 has risen to 555.3.

Andy Fox, consultant in public health, said: "As of this morning, Lincolnshire's Health Protection Team is currently working with 109 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.

"The majority of schools remain fully open, and those affected are working really well to limit both the risk of the virus spreading and the impact on the pupils' education."

Schools with current confirmed cases are:

· Lincoln College (open)

· Queen Elizabeth High School, Gainsborough (open)

· Kesteven and Sleaford High School (open)

· Bluecoat Meres Academy, Grantham (open)

· Kesteven and Grantham Girls School (open)

· Priory LSST, Lincoln (open)

· Boston College (open)

· Malcolm Sargent Primary School, Stamford (open)

· St George's Academy, Sleaford (open)

· St Peter and St Paul Academy, Lincoln (open)

· Stamford Endowed Schools (open)

· Branston Community Academy (open)

· Grantham College (open)

· The King's School, Grantham (open)

· Westgate Academy, Lincoln (open)

· William Farr School, Lincoln (open)

· Kisimul School Acacia Hall, Freisthorpe (open)

· Leslie Manser Primary, Lincoln (open)

· Market Deeping Community Primary (open)

· Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Horncastle (open)

· University Academy Long Sutton (open)

· De Aston School, Market Rasen (open)

· Bourne Academy (open)

· Carre's Grammar School, Sleaford (open)

· Hartsholme Academy, Lincoln (open)

· Holbeach Primary Academy (open)

· The Deepings School (open)

· Spalding High School (open)

· Spalding Parish School (open)

· William Alvey School, Sleaford (open)

· Barnes Wallis Academy, Tattershall (open)

· Bourne Grammar School (open)

· Spalding Academy (open)

· Tedder County Primary School, Ashby de la Launde (open)

· Alford Primary School (open)

· Caistor Grammar School (open)

· St Thomas’ CE Primary Academy, Boston (open)

· Whitewood Academy, Gainsborough (open)

· Scotter Primary School (open)

· The Village Pre-School at Manor Farm, North Hykeham (open)

· Bardney CE Primary School (open)

· Wragby Primary School (open)

· Linchfield Community Primary (open)

· The Gainsborough Parish Church CE Primary School (open)

· Thomas Cowley High School, Spalding (open)

· Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Alford (open)

· Wyberton Primary School (open)

· Burton Hathow Preparatory School (open)

· Priory Ruskin Academy, Grantham (open)

· Giles Academy, Boston (open)

· Branston Junior Academy (open)

· Waddingham Primary School (open)

· Fosse Way Academy, North Hykeham (open)

· St Faith's Infant and Nursery School, Lincoln (open)

· Clough and Risegate Primary School, Spalding (open)

· Kirton Primary School (open)

· Mablethorpe Primary Academy (open)

· Ruskington Chestnut Street Primary Academy (open)

· Louth Academy (open)

· The Holt Primary School, Skellingthorpe (open)

· St Lawrence School, Horncastle (closed)

· Springwell Alternative Academy, Lincoln (open)

· Priory City of Lincoln Academy (open)

· Holton Le Clay Pre-School (closed)

· South View Community Primary School, Crowland (closed)

· Westmere Primary, Spalding (open)

· Ermine Primary Academy, Lincoln (open)

· North Kesteven Academy, North Hykeham (open)

· Pinchbeck East Primary School (open)

· Newton on Trent Primary School, Lincoln (closed)

· Tower Road Academy, Boston (open)

· Fleet Wood Lane Primary School, Spalding (open)

· Colsterworth Primary School (open)

· Boston High School (open)

· King Edward VI Grammar, Louth (closed)

· Sir Robert Pattinson Academy, North Hykeham (open)

· Walton Academy, Grantham (open)

· St Faith and St Martin Junior School, Lincoln (open)

· William Lovell Church of England Academy, Stickney (open)

· Kidgate Primary Academy, Louth (open)

· John Spendluffe Technology College, Alford (closed)

· Market Deeping Community Primary School (open)

· St Hugh's Catholic Primary Voluntary Academy, Lincoln (open)

· Stamford Junior School (open)

· Belton Lane Primary School, Grantham (open)

· Greenfields Academy, Grantham (closed)

· North Thoresby Primary Academy (open)

· The Priory School, Spalding (open)

· Washingborough Academy (open)

· Theddlethorpe Academy (open)

· Cliffedale Primary School, Grantham (open)

· Priory Witham Academy, Lincoln (open)

· Manor Leas Infant School, Lincoln (open)

· Lincoln UTC (open)

· Cowbit St Mary's Primary School (open)

· St Anne's Primary School, Grantham (open)

· Cranwell Primary School (open)

· Gonerby Hill Foot Primary School (open)

· Billingborough Primary School (open)

· Holton Le Clay Junior School (open)

· Springwell Alternative Academy, Spalding (open)

· Somercotes Academy, North Somercotes (open)

· Boston Pioneers Academy (open)

· Chapel St Leonards Primary School (open)

· Church Lane Primary School, Sleaford (open)

· Community Learning in Partnership, Gainsborough (open)

· Hogsthorpe Primary Academy (open)

· Spalding Grammar School (open)

· Great Steeping Primary School (closed)