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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

If your child misses school without a good reason, you may get a fine (penalty notice).

Special Educational Needs

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

Home to school transport

You're responsible for making sure your child attends school. Some pupils can get help with transport.

Ethnic Minority Achievement Team

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

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.

Exclusions and children missing education

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

Educational visits

Information for schools about educational visits and outdoor learning.

School complaints

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

Home schooling

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

Educational Psychology

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

Middlesbrough SACRE

Middlesbrough SACRE advises the council on religious education in schools.

School crossing patrols

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

Virtual school

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

Your Future Matters

Not sure what to do next? There are so many options available to learn, train and work in Middlesbrough

Schools Management Forum

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

Schools asset management

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