North East Lincolnshire Council

Primary and infant school place allocations for September starters

Parents or carers of children who are due to start infant or primary school in September will know today (Monday 16 April) where their child has been allocated a place.

Those parents or carers who applied online were notified by email those who applied on a paper form have been notified by post.

A total of 1,692 applications were received from people in North East Lincolnshire by the published closing date and of those:

• 1,588 (93.85 per cent) were offered their first preference school
• 54 (3.19 per cent) were offered their second preference
• 12 (0.73 per cent) were allocated their third preference
• 38 (2.23 per cent) weren’t offered any of their preferences and will be allocated the next nearest school/academy with places in line with published arrangements.

These figures are not final and any late applications or changes to original preferences will be considered at a second allocation on 16 May 2018.

Any parent or carer who does not receive their preferred school/academy will be sent advice and information on how to appeal against the decision.

The Council’s School Admission Team is available to offer impartial advice to parent/carers by calling (01472) 326291 (option 4) or by emailing at


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