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Dogsthorpe Academy


Admission to the Dogsthorpe Academy

The Dogsthorpe Academy provides for the needs of children within the 7 to 11 age range who live in Dogsthorpe and the surrounding area.

Pupils will be admitted at the age of 7+ without reference to ability or aptitude using the criteria set out in this policy.  Admission to our Academy is not dependent on any ‘voluntary’ contribution.

Admissions Numbers

  • 90 for pupils in Year 3

For admission to Year 3 for September,  parents should apply using the Peterborough City Council’s Admission process.  Applications forms must be completed and returned direct to the Council. 

For all other in-year admissions, please contact the LA Admissions team.

Click here to apply on-line or ring PCC on 01733 747474 or 864007 and ask for the Admissions Team.  You can also email them on

Link to DFE School admissions code.


There is right of appeal to an Independent Appeals Panel for unsuccessful applicants relating to admissions at age 5 (statutory school age) or above. Appeals should be made, in writing, within twenty (20) school days of the date of refusal to:

Admissions Team

Peterborough City Council

Sand Martin House

Fletton Quays



Please contact the Academy office on 01733 343581 if you have any queries regarding your child’s admission.

Link to School admission appeal code