Clough and Risegate Community Primary School is a community primary school and therefore maintained by Lincolnshire County Council.
If you would like your child to attend our school, please click the links below for the latest local authority information.
To find our school, please type in our school name and postcode - PE11 4JP
You will then be directed towards the most current Admissions Policy.
We use the County Council Admissions Policy as set out in the “Going to School in Lincolnshire” booklet which is available from the school office on request. There is a coordinated scheme for admission to Reception through the Local Authority.
Children are admitted into our school's Willow Class (EYFS/Y1) in the September following their fourth birthday and Lincolnshire County Council coordinate admissions for all Lincolnshire Children. At Clough & Risegate Community Primary School we have a Pupil Admission Number of 13 pupils.
September 2023 Admissions
If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019 they will be due to start in Reception in September 2023. On your application:
We like to know well in advance of possible new entrants so please encourage your friends to enter their child’s name as early as possible. Government rules state that parents of children seeking admission to the Reception Year (EYFS) must make an application through the coordinated system operated by Lincolnshire County Council, even if parents have already contacted the school.
There are two ways to apply for a school place for September. You can apply online at www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/schooladmissions or you can apply by calling the LCC Admissions Team: 01522 782030.
Parents are encouraged to view the school and ask any questions regarding their child's education before they make their decision.
We encourage all prospective parents to attend our Open Afternoon or ring to arrange a visit to our school. Also, take a look at our school website, where a video can be found, plus a wealth of information about our small village school.
The Headteacher, Mrs Rooney, is available to answer any questions you may have or to point you towards any further information you would like about our school.
Mrs Rooney can be contacted via the school phone 01775 750297 or email us on
On acceptance to our school and in addition to the central admission form we will ask parents to complete a school admission form, medical questionnaire and various other permission forms.
Oversubscription criteria for Reception (distance is driving distance):
In accordance with the 1996 Education Act, the allocation of school places for children with a statement of special educational needs will take place first.
The oversubscription criteria below are listed in order:
The County Council shall decide which children will be admitted in accordance with county and school policy.
Parents have the right to appeal if a place at the school cannot be offered.
Appeal a school place decision – How to appeal - Lincolnshire County Council https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/school-admissions/appeal-school-place/2
Please refer to the “Going to School in Lincolnshire” booklet or visit https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/school-admissions
Mid -Year Admissions
Application forms for a Mid-Year place can be found online at www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/schooladmissions. In some cases you may be told that we are full in certain year groups; should this be the case, the school Admissions Team will advise you of your next steps.
Lincolnshire County Council Links to school admissions page.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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