Initial Admission Process for Reception: September 2020

The admissions round for September 2020 will be open in the Autumn Term 2019. Please contact Mrs Clark in school (Tel. 0113 2930240) if you need help with your application.  She will be only too happy to help.

Admission to Reception/F2 for September 2020

If your child is of statutory school age and you wish to apply for a place for your child for Reception (Foundation 2 as it is called now) for September 2020 then you will receive a letter from Leeds City Council in the Autumn of 2019 advising you that you need to complete an Admission Form online. This form must be completed with your school preferences by 15 January 2020. The Admissions Procedures and Timetable is printed below:

Please follow the criteria for admissions using the policy below:

Admissions Policy 2020-2021

The oversubscription criteria is published on the previous page and is also available in the above policy

Application Procedures and Timetable

Failure to provide a Common Preference Form (CPF) would mean that the application is not valid and failure to provide a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) could mean that the applicant is placed in the last criteria.

Parents can apply from around the 1 November 2019 either online through the Local Authority’s website at or by filling in a Common Preference Form available from the Local Authority.

  • IF YOU DON NOT APPLY ONLINE then the paper form (the CPF) must be completed and returned to the Local Authority Admissions Team at: (see below for information about the SIF!) 

Children’s Services,

Leeds City Council

PO BOX 837,



  • by 15 January 2020
  • The Supplementary Information Form (SIF) which is available from the School Office or the local authority website should be submitted by January 15th 2020 to the Head Teacher, St. Theresa’s Catholic Primary School, Barwick Road, Leeds, LS15 8RQ.

Parents or carers will be advised of the outcome of their applications in April 2019. Unsuccessful applicants will be given reasons related to the over-subscription criteria listed above and advised of their right of appeal to and independent appeal panel.  The Diocese of Leeds will manage our Admission Appeals and will appoint an independent panel to review the case.

The SIF:

It is also absolutely essential that you complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) too as this give the school vital information needed for our over-subscription criteria (listed in the above policy) should be we need to apply it. In the academic year 2018 – 2019 (places for Sept 2019) we had approx. 156 applications for 60 places so we needed the SIF to be able to rank the available places as fairly and accurately as possible.

You must RETURN the SIF to SCHOOL once it is completed.

A copy of the SIF can be downloaded from here:

SIF 2020

(The completed SIF MUST be returned to school ASAP along with proof of baptism if your child is a baptised Catholic).