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Admission Arrangements

Starting in Reception

If you wish to apply for a place for your child here at Long Bennington C of E Primary Academy, you will need to fill out an application with Lincolnshire local authority who are responsible for first time admissions into schools.

Children who are born between 1st September 2017 and 31st August 2018 are eligible to apply for a place in reception starting September 2021


You can download the ‘Lincolnshire School Guide’ and the ‘Going to Primary School in Lincolnshire’ books are available to download from


The preferred method for applying for a Reception place is online.   You can also apply by telephoning  Customer Service Centre on 01522 782030.  Alternatively you can request a paper application using the same number.

If you do not live in Lincolnshire you must apply through your home local authority.  You can name Lincolnshire schools on this application.

Different rules apply if you are Service Personnel, live abroad or live in Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, please see the Lincolnshire website for further details if this applies to you.


The closing date for applications for Autumn Term 2020 is 12 noon, 15 January 2021.

Offers for places will be made by Lincolnshire County Council on 16th April 2021

Contacting the Local Authority:


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

Admission Arrangements Policy 2022-23

Admissions Arrangements 2021-22