Reception September 2021

If your child is due to start with us in September in Reception  - thank you for choosing Lime Academy Abbotsmede as your child's school, we are looking forward to working with you and your family.  Information about meeting your child's class teacher has been sent to you.
Before the meeting, you will need to view the PowerPoint Presentation we have created (see the link on right hand side of screen).  It will provide vital information about preparing your child for school and what they will need.  It will also help introduce you to our Early Years Reception Team as well as answer any questions you may have.
Please also view the Parent Video on Read Write Inc Phonics (see the link on right hand side of screen) to introduce you to how your child will be taught phonics.

If your child's birthday falls between 01/09/2016 and 31/08/2017 and you have not yet applied for their Reception place, you must submit a late application to Peterborough City Council.  This can be done via the late application form that can be found here:
If you need any assistance or have any questions regarding applying for a school place, please speak to Mrs Lidgett.

Admission to nursery

We encourage parents to speak to a member of our office team before making a nursery application. Parents apply formally for a place in our Nursery via the academy office. Children can join our Nursery in the term after their second birthday. Please use the following links to work out which funding you can access for your child:
- Two-year-old funding (15 hours) -
- Three-year-old funding (15 hours) -
- Three-year-old funding (30 hours) -

Admissions Reception - Year 6

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 you can apply for a Reception place for September 2021.  Please apply directly to Peterborough City Council for your child's Reception 2021 place:

Applications for other year groups and to join Reception later in the school year can be made by completing the in-year application form, which can be requested from the school office.

Lime Academy Abbotsmede educates children from the age of two to the age of eleven.

All children are admitted in the September of the academic year in which they become 5 years of age. All children will start full time from September.  However, if a child needs to be on a part-time timetable this will be arranged between parents and school.  Lime Academy Abbotsmede has an admission limit.  Places are allocated according to criteria in “Admissions Information Booklet”.  It is necessary to register your child following the guidelines in the admission booklet.

Please click here to read our Admissions Policy.

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