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Ofsted is changing how it inspects schools – announcement August 2019

Ofsted is changing the way it inspects and reports on schools. A short “explainer text” for parents on how these changes will affect them can be viewed by clicking on the following link : Ofsted introduces its new education inspection framework


Apply for a school place

Online applications for transferring from primary or junior school to secondary school in September 2020 can be made via the link below. The deadline for making applications is 31 October 2019.

The North Lincolnshire Schools Guide 2020-21 may be helpful to you as it contains information on whether schools have been oversubscribed in the past, what their admissions criteria are, and how your application will be processed.

There are also “Moving up” guides (one for parents, one for children) about the move to secondary school in the documents section below.

Online applications for starting school in reception in September 2020, or transferring from infant to junior school in September 2020 can be made from October 2019 via a link that will appear on this page. The deadline for making applications is 15 January 2020.

In year transfers

If you want your child to move school at any other time (for example if you have moved house), this is known as an in year transfer.

You can contact the School Admissions Team if you would like a paper form sent to you.


Supplementary information for all Catholic schools and Wootton St Andrew’s Church of England Primary school

If you are applying for a place at one of the Catholic schools in the area, or at the Church of England primary school in Wootton, in addition to completing the main application form either online or on paper,

you will also need to complete a supplementary form.