Virtual Open Day


Our Weekly Virtual Open Days are a great opportunity for both current and new parents to connect with us directly via video call.

These events are a great way to discuss any enquiries you may have about the school or the admissions process with Headmaster Mr Wallace, Senior Leadership staff and our Admissions team with no obligations.

Please ensure to email: communications@lincolnminsterschool.co.uk to receive your exclusive digital invite.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Preparatory School

Our Preparatory School, located just a short walk from our Pre-Preparatory and Senior School sites, builds on the foundations established during Key Stage 1. We aim to provide a first-class education within a wonderfully dynamic and inspiring environment situated within the scenic Lincoln Bailgate.

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Eastgate Boarding House

Eastgate Boarding House is the senior boys’ house at Lincoln Minster School for pupils Year 10 through to Sixth Form.We live in a grand Victorian house surrounded by beautiful greenery gardens and lawns, just three doors down from the main Senior School site.We are fortunate to enjoy two spacious common rooms, a sizeable entrance hall, and two kitchens in which to prepare snacks after prep time in the evenings and at weekends.

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Nursery & Pre-Preparatory School

An idyllic and inspiring environment for children from two years of age, our Pre Preparatory facilities are located in a beautiful location, surrounded by Lincoln’s historic castle walls.

The site is surrounded by a large space for outdoor learning, which is big part of the Pre Preparatory curriculum and designed to encourage imaginations and creativity in your child’s first steps in the Lincoln Minster School journey.

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Senior School - Harper Building

This building is one of the newer buildings throughout the senior school and is primarily for creative subjects, such as Drama, Music and IT.The lower ground floor of the Harper building consist of a state of the art Sports Hall and school gym, for exclusive access for LMS pupils and staff.

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The Mount Boarding House

The Mount Boarding House is the Junior boarding house at Lincoln Minster School, for pupils from the ages of 9, through to 14. We are a mixed community of boys and girls, of varying nationalities.The Mount is a Victorian house set in its own grounds with mainly twin and triple rooms – boys and girls bedrooms are in different areas of the house. The Junior house comprises of two communal rooms where you can watch TV or DVDs, play video games, board games or just relax. There is also a music room, equipped with a piano, guitars and a microphone for you to do some music practice or just a jamming session.

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Hillside Boarding House

Hillside Boarding House is the senior girls’ house at Lincoln Minster School; we are a community of pupils from Year 10 to 13.

Hillside is a grand Victorian house just across the road from the main Senior School building. There is an orchard to the rear of the house – a lovely area where pupils can enjoy sunny afternoons and weekends. The house accommodation ranges from a small number of single rooms (for Sixth Formers) to shared rooms and two/ three bed shared rooms.

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Senior School - Prior Building

The Prior building is the main building of the Senior school site at LMS and is located at the top of Lindum Hill, with beautiful views of both uphill Lincoln Cathedral and the city centre. The Prior Building consists of large classrooms, Science labs, Food Technology Room, a Boardroom and Art Studio overlooking Lincoln city centre. Most senior lessons take place here and the building is surrounded by an outdoor playground and grass area.

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FAQs

What is the application procedure?

Applicants should complete the online Scholarship Application Form, indicating their choice of discipline/s, which can be found on the school website. External applicants are required to pay a Scholarship application fee of £150. This can be paid via BACS, to the Barclays Bank account Sort Code: 20-46-50 Account Number: 30035688 – with the applicant’s name and ‘Scholarship fee’ at the reference, or by cheque, made payable to ‘Lincoln Minster School’. Candidates will be invited to the Scholarship Assessment Days and contacted with all relevant details.

Is there a deadline for submitting an application?

No, we accept pupils all year round. However, if a pupil is midway through a GCSE or A Level year, we will ensure evaluate on an individual basis and aim to avoid disrupting their studies in support of a smooth transition.

Are there any entrance examinations?

We are a non-selective school. There are no entry examinations when applying, we simply require a previous school report. Once received we encourage you to visit the school and meet with Headmaster Mr Wallace for an informal interview and the opportunity to discuss any further queries you may have at this stage.

What boarding options are available?

We offer weekly, flexi and full time boarding for UK and International pupils. Our boarding facilities are across three houses.

The Mount: Junior mixed gender boarding house for ages of 9 – 14
Eastgate: Senior boys boarding house for pupils 14-18
Hillside: Senior girls boarding house for pupils 14-18

Are there any co-curricular clubs available?

Yes. We have a total of 75 co-curricular clubs throughout the entire school. These vary form Sports, to academics, catering to our pupils’ individual interests. Most clubs are free of charge; however, some do include an extra cost. Most of our co-curricular clubs are embedded into the school day during enrichment period.

Is lunch included in the school fees?

Yes, our school lunches are inclusive of the school fees. The catering company at LMS, Chartwells, provide a fantastic and varied lunch and snacks throughout the day – offering a broad range of cold and warm foods which cater to all dietary requirements and allergies. Our school café, Joe’s, operates separately and offers hot drinks and freshly baked snacks at a small fee.

What financial assistance is available?

Applicants are welcome to apply for bursary funding if eligible. If you would like further information on this, please ensure to contact admissions@lincolnminsterschool.co.uk. Scholarships are another possible option for funding assistance. Please see further information on our Scholarship application process below.

How are the Scholarships awarded?

Awards vary from year to year, as do the candidates. The process ensures that applicants are appropriately awarded in the discipline/s in which they performed most successfully. In a year of high achieving candidates, it could be that there are only a few high awards. Alternatively, it could be that many candidates are worthy of an award and therefore more awards of a lesser amount would be offered.

How quickly will we hear the results after the Scholarship Assessment Days?

After conclusion of the Scholarship Assessment Days the process of assessing the results is commenced immediately, with a view to making any awards as soon as possible. Many pupils apply for more than one discipline meaning the assessment process can prove complicated but results are usually sent to parents by February half term.

How do we prepare our child for the academic scholarship examinations?

The tests used on our Scholarship Assessment Day are designed to show the overall ability of the candidate and as such cannot be specifically prepared for. They are not to be feared and are conducted in a friendly environment. Applicants are invited to wear home clothes for the day.

How long do Scholarship awards last?

Scholarships awarded in Year 7 normally continue through to the completion of A Levels. They are subject to continued effort and performance as set out in the Scholarship offer letter.

Are Scholarships considered at entry into other year groups?

Applications other than those for Year 7, Year 9 and Year 12 are considered on a case by case basis as appropriate.

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