Starting school for the first time in September 2023?

If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019, you will need to apply soon for their place in primary school (Reception year), to start in September 2023.

The application process will open from 8th November 2022 and close on 15th January 2023. If you/your child live in North East Lincolnshire, you must submit your application to the School Admissions team of North East Lincolnshire Council, even if you want to apply for a place at a school in a different county.

For information on all school application processes please visit

This information should also be available from your child's nursery or pre-school. If you need any advice or assistance in making your application, please contact the School Admissions team by email at or by calling 01472 326291 (option 4).