Governors' Area

Admission Procedure

For entry into Reception in September 2022, Lincolnshire County Council Admissions Department will allocate places to parents who complete an online application.

Please follow the link for an introduction to our school: Welcome to Thurlby

Where a parent/carer wishes their child to be admitted to the Reception Class at Thurlby Community Primary Academy they need to apply online at

Full details of the application process are available on the website (and can be used to apply for any Lincolnshire primary school). Parent/Carers need to list their primary preferences and complete the application form before 12 noon on 15 January 2022. 

If parents do not have access to a computer they can make a telephone application or request a paper application by calling the Education Team at the Customer Service Centre on 01522 782030. 

Summary of important dates

  • 15th November 2021:online system open for parents
  • 15th January 2022: closing date for parents to apply
  • 19th April 2022: parents can view the offered school online

Parents seeking to admit their child to Reception after 31 August 2022 or for places in any other year group will need to contact the Admissions Department directly.

Please click the link to view our Admissions Policy 2021-2022


Parents wishing to appeal the place offered to their child can do so by following the link below:-

Please note the deadline for a primary school appeal to be received is 17 May 2022 by 12.00pm


KAT Admissions Policy 2023-2024 - Draft Admissions Policy LCC Consultation Document


Proposed Changes:


Consultation Dates

Keystone Academy Trust

The schools included in this consultation are:-

  • Bourne Westfield Primary Academy
  • Thurlby Primary Academy
  • Boston Tower Road Academy
  • Surfleet Primary Academy
  • Long Sutton Primary Academy
  • Lutton St Nicholas Primary Academy
  • Gedney Church End Primary Academy
  • Changes to staff criteria
  • Administrative amendments to clarify existing processes.

   1 November 2021- 14 December 2021


New Admissions
We require a number of forms to be completed before our children start with us at Thurlby CP Academy. Please click on each link below and complete the relevant forms as necessary. All 5 forms must be completed. With regard the 'Pupil Acceptable use of ICT Agreement' please note that the forms vary dependant on whether your child is EYFS/KS1 or KS2. Please ensure you only complete the form relvant to your child's age group. Thank you.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Pengelly in the School Office on 01778 423311 or email us at