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Admissions September 2022

If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 they will be due to start Foundation Stage in September 2022.


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Welcome to St Gilbert's


Admission Criteria

For more information on our admission criteria, see our Admissions Policy.

The preferred method for applying for a Reception place is online. Apply for a place online here. You can also apply by telephoning Lincolnshire County Council Customer Service Centre on 01522 782030. 

If you need to apply for a place outside of the normal admissions dates, perhaps because you have just moved to the area, then you should use the process described on the Lincolnshire County Council 'Midyear admissions' pages.

How do I apply for a school place?

1. Read the Lincolnshire School Admission Guide 2022

2. Visit the schools you are interested in

We encourage prospective families to visit our school. We feel it is very important to see us in action and therefore we hope that our open mornings and virtual tour will give you an insight into our school life. We welcome individual queries via telephone or email.

Details of which school is the closest school to your home address can be found via this link to the Lincolnshire County Council search tool.

3. Ask the schools for a prospectus so you can learn more about them

We have the St Gilbert's prospectus, Ofsted report, the Anglican schools report and details of the admissions and other policies to help you learn more about us.

4. Apply online before the closing date

You will need to apply for a school place online. Applications for admissions can be made from 15 November 2021 until noon 15 January 2022 for children starting September 2022.

Our School PAN number is 45

5. Offers of school places sent out/available online

National offer day is 19 April 2022. If you applied online your offer will be e-mailed on this day or it will be posted on this day if you applied by paper.

6. Respond to offer

Lincolnshire County Council will presume you accept your offer unless you reject it, you do not have to do anything further. 

7. Appeals

If you are unhappy with the decision not to offer your child a place at your preferred school you have the right to appeal to an Independent Appeals Committee. In order to request an appeals application form (Notice of Appeal) you should contact:
The Admissions Team (Appeals)
County Offices
Tel: 01522 782030


Please find below the information regarding the admissions appeals timetable for 2022

Timetable for offer dates and appeals


Secondary schools

Primary schools

National offer day

1 March 2022 

19 April 2022

Deadline for an appeal to be received

Noon 29 March 2022 

Noon 18 May 2022 

Lincolnshire County Council Appeals Information 

8. Key Dates

Lincolnshire County Council provide a useful timeline of key dates for school applications within the Lincolnshire School Admissions guide 202

9. School Admissions Team

The Admissions Team are based at Lincolnshire County Council and are responsible for processing your child’s application.

Information on how to complete your Common Application Form or online
application and any questions regarding the admissions process can be
provided by contacting the Education Team on 01522 782030 or emailing

Parent Handbook

Our Parent Handbook is full of useful information about our school including a typical school day, uniform requirements, clubs, after school provision and much, much more.

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