Admissions and New Pupils

Academy admissions are strictly managed by Trafford Council.

Deadlines for admissions and contact details for the admissions team can be found on the council’s website. All applications for Reception Class places and in-year transfers should be made via the admissions team at Trafford.

If you would like to book on to  a tour of the academy and speak with the Head of School and other teaching staff, please call the school office to make an appointment. Tours tend to take place on a Thursday morning.

Tree Tots Admissions

Children can attend our Tree Tots provision throughout the academic year in which they celebrate their 2nd birthday – therefore from age 2 upwards. For full details of the application process and admissions criteria, please see our policy below.

Please note that a place in Tree Tots does not guarantee a place in the Nursery Class – all parents must still apply for a place in the Nursery class which will be allocated in accordance with the admissions criteria.

Nursery Admissions

Children can attend our nursery class during the academic year in which they celebrate their 4th birthday – therefore from age 3 upwards. For full details of the application process and admissions criteria, please see our policy below.

Please note that a place in Nursery Class does not guarantee a place in Reception Class – all parents must still apply for a place in Reception class which will be allocated in accordance with the admissions criteria.

New Pupils (Reception and In Year Transfers)

Once you have been allocated a place at Lime Tree Primary Academy, you will either attend a parents information evening (new Reception and Nursery parents) or the office will contact you to arrange your first day (in-year transfers), where you will meet the Head of Key Stage and go through administrative procedures. At the welcome meeting, all aspects of school life will be explained a number of forms will be issued for completion, to return to the school office.