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New to Reception


We would very much like to welcome you and your child to our school. The September 2021 admissions intake is now closed. If you have moved in to the area please contact School Admissions on 0208 547 4610 or email to: . Please note that if you have not yet been offered a place or would like to go on the school's waiting list you will need to contact Royal Borough of Kingston Council who manage our Reception admissions for us. The school does not accept direct online applications.

For the September 2022 intake, the school will be holding several open events for parents. Please visit our Applying for a Reception Place page on this website for more information.

On this page there are some helpful ideas on how to prepare your child for starting school. If you have any queries please contact the school office on 0208 390 9544 or email

If you were unable to attend the online Reception information meeting held on 1st July you can access it here

In the videos below, Miss Dunne, our Early Years Leader, shows you around our lovely indoor and outdoor areas and the staff introduce themselves.

If you would like to see subtitles in another language, please click on the video settings above and select subtitles-English-autotranslate

Social Stories

Written to help children prepare for starting in our Reception classes:

Social Story for Karmel class

Social Story for Oliver class

The Clubhouse - before and after school provision

The Clubhouse is staffed by a mixture of teaching assistants who currently work at Lime Tree as well as newly employed staff members.

The Club offers support with homework as well as activities which carry on the ethos of Lime Tree. Breakfast is provided in the morning and a light snack in the afternoon.

Sign up if you would like your child to receive school milk. It is free for children under 5 and available at a subsidised price of around £14 per term for children over the age of 5.

Please click logo for our official school uniform supplier. For details of our uniform, see here.

The school uses parentpay for all communication and ordering of school meals. Although you do not need to pay for your child's meals until the end of Year 2 you will still need to sign up and order for them to have a school dinner. Please wait for your activation letter in order to sign up - once you have received this, there is guidance here.