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School Information


For the academic year 2021-22, Limehurst Academy operates with a Pupil Admission Number (PAN) of 125 in years 7, 8, 9 & 10, and 120 in year 11.  This is reflected in the policies below.

In-year (mid-term) applications

If you wish to move your child to Limehurst Academy during the school year, you should apply for a place by visiting Leicestershire County Council Admissions page.  See below for the relevant policy.

If you would like to have a discussion prior to your application, please contact Ann Parker at or on 01509 263444.

Current Admissions Policy


Admissions Policy for places in September 2022 (Current Year 6)

aDMISSIONS 2022-23

Admissions Appeals

If you wish to appeal against an Admissions decision, please use our Appeals Form.

Appeals Timeline 2022

Oversubscription Criteria: A Summary

If Limehurst Academy is oversubscribed, it will maintain a clear, fair and objective waiting list. Priority will continue to be based upon the oversubscription criteria. These are summarised below:

1. Looked After Children
2. Children with siblings at the school
3. Children living in Limehurst’s catchment (see map below)
4. Children attending a feeder school to Limehurst (see list below)
5. Children of staff
6. Children who live nearest to the school

Our feeder schools are Cobden, Loughborough CoE, Rendell & Robert Bakewell.

Children with EHCPs where Limehurst is named will be offered a place if their needs can be met.