Admission into Main School: F2/Reception Class


The admissions round for September 2018 will be open very soon. Please make sure that you contact Mrs Parker 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 2018

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 2018 then you will receive a letter from Leeds City Council in the Autumn of 2017 advising you that you need to complete an Admission Form online. This form must be completed with your school preferences by 15 January 2018. The Admissions Procedures and Timetable is printed below:

Please follow the criteria for admissions using the policy below:

Admission Policy F2/Rec 2018 – 2019

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 2017 either online through the Local Authority’s website at www.leeds.gov.uk or by filling in a Common Preference Form available from the Local Authority.

  • This form (the CPF) must be completed and returned to the Local Authority Admissions Team at

Children’s Services,

Leeds City Council

PO BOX 837,

Leeds,

LS1 9PZ

  • by 15 January 2018
  • The Supplementary Information Form (SIF) which is available from the School Office or the local authority website should be submitted by January 15th 2018 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 2018. 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.

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 2015-2016 (places for Sept 2016) we had approx. 180 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 2018 – 2019 (The completed SIF MUST be returned to school ASAP along with proof of baptism if your child is a baptised Catholic).