We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school, where we celebrate diversity and difference and acknowledge the richness that this brings to our school community. We aim to provide opportunities for all children to access a broad, balanced, and creative curriculum, regardless of age, attainment, ethnicity, language, or background. The Lime Trust is the admissions authority for the school. Lime Academy Parnwell will operate a transparent, fair admissions policy, fully consistent with the current statutory requirements of the School Admissions Code and the School Admission Appeals Code.

Admission Number for Primary Provision (age 5)

The academies have the following agreed admission number for 2022/23:

  • 60 for pupils in Reception Year, therefore, each academy will admit a maximum of 60 children each year in the relevant age group if sufficient applications are received.

Process of Application

Reception September 2023

You can now apply for a Reception class place at Lime Academy Parnwell.  If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 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 15 January 2023.

We are currently taking bookings for the following tours and open events at school.  Places can be booked by telephoning or emailing the school office. 

All tours and open events are from 10.00am-11.00am and 1.30pm-2.30pm and take place on: 

  • Thursday 9th November
  • Wednesday 15th November

In the meantime, please enjoy the prospectus video that is on our homepage, which showcases the breadth of learning opportunities available at Lime Academy Parnwell.  

If you need any assistance or have any questions regarding applying for a school place, please speak to a member of the office team.

In-year Admissions

The school year runs from September to July. A move to a different school at any time other than admission to reception, transfer to junior or transfer to secondary is known as an ‘in-year admission’. 

In year admissions to the academy for all other year groups (excluding the new Reception intake) are done by the Academy. Applications can be made by visiting or contacting the Academy to complete an application form.

Please see the School Admission policy for further information.

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