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EYFS 2024


For children born between 1st September 2019 and 31st August 2020


When To Apply: You should apply between 15 November 2023 - and the 15 January 2024. Lincolnshire County Council accepts applications until noon on 9th February 2024, but we cannot process any new applications or changes of applications after that deadline. Other authorities may not accept the changes. If an application is received after this time, it will be processed after national offer day. Applications will re-open on 17 April 2024- 17 May 2024.


How to Apply: for a Reception or Junior Place You must apply through your home local authority even if the schools you name on your application are not in Lincolnshire. You can apply online (at, by phone (01522 782030) or by requesting a paper form. Apply using one method only. If you apply online and enter a valid email address, you will receive an email confirming your preferences. If you apply by phone and provide a valid email address, you will receive confirmation of your application by email. If you cannot provide a valid email address, we will send you a confirmation letter by post for you to verify and return.


School Offers You will receive your school offer either via email or letter from 16 April 2024, depending on how you applied. We will assume you wish to accept the offer, unless you tell us otherwise.



If you would like your child to start school in EYFS 2024 , please see full details of our admission arrangements below


Further guidance and advice is available online at

Appeals Timetable:

Lincolnshire County Council 

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National offer day                                     16 April 2024


Deadline for an appeal to be received  14 May 2024


It can also be accessed at - Appeal a school place decision – How to appeal - Lincolnshire County Council (

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