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The Marston Thorold's Charity Church of England


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Are you looking for a school place for your Reception child to start September 2024 or any other year groups?

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If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below. 

Admissions Arrangements for 2024-2025

We follow the Lincolnshire admissions code and have a Pupil Admission Number of 10 pupils into Reception each year.  Our admissions policy details the criteria we apply when applications are received to the school.  It also includes our over subscription and appeal criteria. 


Every year, we welcome a brand new cohort of Reception children to our Marston Thorold's family.

If your child was born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020, they can start Reception from September 2024.

If your child does fit within that category, you can apply for a school place, between 15th November 2023 until the deadline of 15th January 2024 (national closing date).


Online admissions for late or changes to applications re-opens 17th April 2024 and closes 17th May 2024


All applications are done through the Lincolnshire County Council admissions website.  Lincolnshire parents can apply online by clicking here for the link to Lincolnshire County Council's admissions page or call 01522 782030.


If applicants live outside of Lincolnshire then they need to apply to their home Local Authority even if they want a school in Lincolnshire.


If a parent or carer needs support with the application process due to a variety of reasons such as literacy issues or a language barrier please feel free to contact the Education Team on 01522 782030 or email:


Timetable for Offer Dates and Appeals

National offer day for Primary Schools: 16th April 2024


Deadline for an appeal to be received by 17th May 2024


LCC will hear appeals made after these deadlines but they may not be with others appeals for the school.

School Appeals

Before you appeal:

You have the right to appeal if your child does not get a place at Marston Thorold's Charity CE Primary School.

There are three types of appeal:

  • For the September intake of reception appeals are held in blocks during late spring and summer.
  • For midyear applications, appeals should be heard within 30 school days of being received.
  • For a child with an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan, you must contact your case worker.

For more information about making an appeal and the appeal process click here.