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Admission Procedure

For entry into Reception in September 2024, 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 2024. 

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 2023:online system open for parents
  • 15th January 2024: closing date for parents to apply
  • 9th February 2024: Lincolnshire final closing date for late applications and changes 
  • 17th April 2024: parents can view the offered school online
  • 17th April 2024: Admissions reoen for late applciations or changes
  • 17th May 2024: Admissions close

Parents seeking to admit their child to Reception after 31 August 2024 or for places in any other year group will need to submit a mid-year application form, via Lincolnshire County Council.


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 19 May 2024 by 12.00pm

Please click the link to view our Admission Policies:

Admissions Policy 2024-2025
Admissions Policy 2023-2024
Admissions Policy 2022-2023
Admissions Policy 2021-2022


New Admissions
We require a number of forms to be completed, before our children start with us at Thurlby CP Academy. Please click on the links below and complete the relevant forms as necessary.  The Medical Conditions form only needs completing if you have indicated your child has a medical condition on the Pupil Admission Form. 

Cool Milk Scheme
Our school provides a milk scheme that is available to all of our pupils and we would like to invite you to register your child. School milk is free for under 5's and is available for over 5's at a subsidised rate. If you would like to register your child please visit the Cool Milk website

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