Reception September 2021

First round offers for Reception September 2021 have now been sent out via email for online applications or posted second class by Peterborough City Council.  Please contact Mrs Lidgett via the school office on 01733 566847 or by emailing to accept your place and to be advised of your next steps.  The deadline for accepting your child's place is Friday 30 April 2021.

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 before the deadline of 30 April 2021.  This can be done online through Peterborough City Council’s Parent Portal:
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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