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Admissions

Starting secondary school in Year 7

You apply for your child to start secondary school in Year 7 through the coordinated admissions scheme run by the local authority in which you live.

Parents resident in Lincolnshire can apply online through Lincolnshire County Council’s website: https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/school-admissions. You can also apply by telephone, or ask for a hard copy application form, by telephoning 01522 782030.  Parents resident in other areas must apply through the local authority in which they live.   

The deadline for applications to be returned is 31st October in the year before admission in September.  Offers of places are made on 1st March in the same year as admission. If we are not able to offer you a place, you can appeal against that decision.

You can find the full admission arrangements for the academy, including the criteria used to decide who is admitted when the academy is oversubscribed, by clicking on the links further down this page.

To find the nearest school this is live on the LCC website at the two links below.

https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/find-nearest-school

https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/homepage/150/find-my-nearest-school-for-school-admissions-applications

Moving secondary schools – in-year admissions

If your child is already at school and you wish to move secondary schools then you must make a new application.  The academy is part of Lincolnshire’s coordinated scheme for in-year admissions. Details of Lincolnshire’s coordinated scheme can be found at https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/school-admissions/apply-move-school.

Wherever you live, you can apply to a new school directly or through Lincolnshire County Council’s website: https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/school-admissions.  You can also apply by telephone, or ask for a hard copy application form, by telephoning 01522 782030.  The academy does not have its own admission form and if you wish to apply on paper, you can use the common application provided by Lincolnshire admissions team.

You can apply to move schools at any time. We will aim to respond within 10 school days but you will always be notified of the outcome of your application within 15 school days. If we are not able to offer a place, you can appeal against that decision.

You can find the full admission arrangements for the academy, including the criteria used to decide who is admitted when the academy is oversubscribed, by clicking on the links further down this page. 


Admissions Policy

Please click on the links below for full details of our admissions policy and admissions arrangements.

If you have any additional queries, please contact the academy on (01522) 882800; or email generalenquiries@priorycity.co.uk.


Admissions for the academic year
September 2021 to July 2022

Please click on the links below for information relating to September 2021 onwards.

Priory Federation of Academies Trust Admissions Policy 2021-22

Priory City of Lincoln Academy Admissions Arrangements for the academic year September 2021 to July 2022

Aptitude Assessments - September 2021 entry


Admissions for the academic year
September 2022 to July 2023

Please click on the links below for information relating to September 2022 onwards.

Priory Federation of Academies Trust Admissions Policy 2022-23

Priory City of Lincoln Academy Admissions Arrangements for the academic year September 2022 to July 2023


Admissions for the academic year
September 2023 to July 2024

Please click on the links below for information relating to September 2023 onwards.

Priory Federation of Academies Trust Admissions Policy 2023-24

Priory City of Lincoln Academy Admissions Arrangements for the academic year September 2023 to July 2024