Reception September 2023

You can now apply for a Reception class place at Lime Academy Abbotsmede.
If your child was born between 1st September 2018 and 31st August 2019 and you live in Peterborough you need to apply for a Reception school place online using the following link:
The window for applications closes on 31st March 2023. 
If you need any assistance or have any questions regarding applying for a school place, please speak to Miss Dunveavy.

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 2018 and 31 August 2019 you can apply for a Reception place for September 2023.  Please apply directly to Peterborough City Council for your child's Reception 2022 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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