Children born between 1st September 2016 and 31st August 2017 start school in September 2021.

Parents will need to apply online for a place for their child via Kingston Council using the eAdmissions website from 1st September :

Parents can name up to six schools in their application.

The closing date for applications is 15th January 2021.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19 it will not be possible to invite parents in to the school for an open event. The school will be hosting a virtual online meeting where parents will have the chance to meet the Headteacher and Early Years Leader. If you would like to attend this please fill out the form by clicking on the link below. This meeting will be held on:

Tuesday 8th December at 1.30pm 

Wednesday 16th December at 9:30am

Friday 8th January 2021 at 9:30am

Tuesday 12th January 2021 at 9:30am

All meeting will last for about half an hour:

Online Virtual Parent Meeting Sign Up

We will also be posting a video which gives a virtual tour of the school in the near future.

 Please click on the attached link for more information and a summary of key dates including when places will be offered:

Kingston Primary School Admissions Booklet

For any further queries, contact:

School Admissions
Learning and Children's Services
Guildhall 2
Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 1EU
Tel: 020 8547 4610


You can review online applications and more information at:

 Lime Tree admissions' criteria:

  1. Looked after children and previously looked after children
  2. Children with a sibling in the school at the time of admission
  3. Children with exceptional family, social or medical need
  4. Children in order of proximity from the school to their home

How places were offered a Lime Tree (60 places in 2013 - 2018)

Year   2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of applications  233  339 339 361 364 357 374 342 251
Places allocated to: Looked after children  0  0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
  Siblings  0  4 19 20 21 17 31 27 19
  Exceptional family, social or medical need  0  1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Distance  90  55 40 39 39 43 28 33 41
  Home to school distance of last child offered under Distance  3.37km  0.95km 1.090km 1.284km 0.885km 0.979km 0.551km 0.803km 1.5km
Number of appeals heard 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 tbc
Number of successful appeals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 tbc
There is a waiting list remaining No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

School Admissions Arrangements 

Lime Tree Admissions Arrangements 2020-2021

Lime Tree Admissions Arrangements 2021-2022

Lime Tree Admissions Arrangements 2022-2023


If you are applying for an in-year place please contact the Kingston Admissions Team directly.

Further information is available on the Kingston website.


Kingston Council Consultation On School Admission Arrangements for 2021 2022