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City of Peterborough Academy


Pupils are admitted at the start of and during one main stage, which is 'Secondary Year 7 (age 11)'. We have 180 full time places in Year 7.

For admission to Year 7, in the year preceding admission parents should apply using the Peterborough City Council's Schools Admissions process.

For admission in September 2024, these forms can be accessed on-line, and all forms should be returned to the Peterborough City Council's Schools Admissions Team by 31 October 2023.

For all other admissions to Years 8-11, please contact Peterborough City Council at to download an application form or telephone the Admissions Team on 01733 747474.

For all new and in-year admissions please contact the Admissions Team at Peterborough City Council on 01733 747474 or visit their website on .

Right of Appeal

There will be a right of appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel for unsuccessful applicants relating to admissions at age 11 or above.  Appeals should be made within twenty (20) school days of the date of refusal.

If refused admission, you should contact the Academy on the number below to lodge an appeal:

01733 821440

You must complete an appeals form, which can be found on the link below.  Please complete and send this back to the Academy at the address below:

City of Peterborough Academy
Reeves Way

Please mark your envelope ‘FAO K Cliffe’