Reception September 2021

If you are interested in applying for a Reception school place for September 2021 we are now offering the opportunity to meet us virtually to answer any questions you may have.  If you would like to book a time for a virtual meeting and tour, please contact the school office on 01733 566847 or emailing Mrs Lidgett on

The deadline for applications is 15 January 2021, you will get an offer for a place on 16 April 2021.

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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