North East Lincolnshire Council

Apply for a school place

Citizen Portal user guide (PDF) – How to register an account and start your school application

Transferring to Secondary School (September 2020)

Children born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2009 will be starting secondary school in September 2020. Information on how to apply has been given to the primary schools to send out to parents and carers.

How to apply – closing date 31 October 2019

Starting school for the first time (September 2020)

Children born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 will be starting school in September 2020.

Information on the application process will be available from nursery schools and on this website in November 2019.

How to apply – opening 7 November 2019

  • Apply online using citizen portal
  • Download and print the paper application form

Transfer of pupils from infant to junior school (September 2020)

If your child is currently in year 2 at an infant school (Queen Mary Avenue Infant and Nursery School, Scartho Infants’ School and Nursery, Signhills Infants’ Academy or Holton-le-Clay Infants School), your child will be transferring to a junior school in September 2020.

How to apply – opening 7 November 2019

  • Apply online using citizen portal
  • Download and print the paper application form

In year admissions (admissions outside of the ‘normal’ admissions round)

If you are considering transferring schools within North East Lincolnshire we advise you to read the In Year Admissions leaflet.

Application forms and other information are available to download from this page. If you are moving into North East Lincolnshire during the school year or moving address within North East Lincolnshire you can also apply online using the link below.

Recently moved in to the area or about to move to North East Lincolnshire?

If you are the parent or carer of a pupil who has recently moved into North East Lincolnshire and are not currently attending a school in the area then please complete our online form.

School Admissions Team, Civic Offices, Knoll Street, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, DN35 8LN

Email: schooladmissions@nelincs.gov.uk

Telephone: 01472 326291 (option 4)

Opening times: Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 5 pm and Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm except bank holidays