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Transferring to Secondary School – September 2019

If your child is currently in Year 6 your child will be transferring to secondary school in September 2019. Information on the application process will be sent via your child’s primary school and will be available to download from this page.

All secondary schools will be holding open evenings for year 6 pupils. Information can be found in the letter Open Evenings for 2019 – 2020 (PDF)

Primary to Secondary School – Common Application form (September 2019) (PDF)

Your New School Booklet 2019 – 2020 (PDF)


Starting school for the first time

If your child was born between 1st September 2014 and 31 August 2015 your child will be eligible to start school in September 2019. This application process opens on 6th November 2018 and closes on 15th January 2019.

You can apply via the Online Admissions Portal, above (orange link box).

If you require a paper application form please print, complete and return the Common Application Form (CAF) below.  Forms are also available upon request from the School Admissions team or your child’s nursery or early years provider.

Starting School for the First Time – Common Application Form (September 2019)

How to apply for a school place – Starting School for the First Time Admissions Guide (September 2019)

Supplementary Information Form (SIF) – to be completed when applying for a Catholic Primary School

Your New School Booklet 2019 – 2020 (PDF)


Transfer of pupils from infant to junior school

If your child is currently in year 2 at a North East Lincolnshire infant school; Queen Mary Avenue Infant and Nursery School, Scartho Infants’ School and Nursery or Signhills Infants’ Academy, your child will be transferring to a junior school in September 2019.  This application process opens on 6th November 2018 and closes on 15th January 2019.

You can apply via the Online Admissions Portal, above (orange link box).

If you require a paper application form please print, complete and return the Common Application Form (CAF) below.  Forms are also available upon request from the School Admissions team or your child’s current Infant school.

Transferring from Infant to Junior School – Common Application Form (September 2019)

Transferring from Infant to Junior School – Admissions Guide (September 2019)

Your New School Booklet 2019 – 2020 (PDF)

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.

Your new school booklet 2018 – 2019 – A guide for parents (PDF)

Blank primary school in year common application form (Word document)

Blank secondary school in year common application form (Word document)

Information on In Year Admissions/Transfers for parents/carers 2018 – 2019 (PDF)

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 or online form Applying for a school when moving into North East Lincolnshire (In year common application)

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