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St Anthony's Catholic Primary School

Growing together on a journey with Jesus



St Anthony's Catholic Primary School, Leeds: Find out more!

Come and step inside the doors of St Anthony's to find out more about our outstanding school. See the glimpses of excellence and the wonderful curriculum in action. To find our more, please contact the headteacher on

Fr Timothy Whitwell - Parish Priest

Father Whitwell, our parish priest, explains why you should choose St Anthony's Catholic Primary School. He explores how the mission of our school, in all its excellence, is rooted in parish life. I hope you enjoy sharing our vision as an outstanding Ca...

Admission Arrangements


Please read the information given below which gives details of our admission arrangements for the school. As a Catholic School all admissions should be directed to the school office to the head teacher, Miss L Leonard. All applicants need to complete a supplementary information form which can be downloaded below or collected from the school office. Please contact the school office, asking to speak to Miss Elsworth.


Applications for our Reception class for September 2021 will open on 1st November 2020, closing on 15th January 2021. Successful families will be informed via the LEA on 15th April 2021. The school will also contact all parents directly after this date with further information regarding admissions and our welcome meeting for parents. Please look out for this information.


This year, due to current COVID regulations, we are unable to set out dates for prospective parent tours. We regret this as we pride ourselves on our welcoming and vibrant outstanding school. Watch this space to see our virtual visit for prospective families to be uploaded this term. In the meantime, please visit our website to find out more about our wonderful school or e-mail me should you have any questions in advance, I can be contacted on regarding any admissions enquiries. I really do look forward to meeting you all in person very shortly.


God bless and keep safe,


Miss Leonard (BA Hons, QTS, NPQH, NLE, FCCT)






A message from Leeds City Council to any prospective parents for September 2021


Parents and carers have until the 15th January 2021 to complete their applications for a Reception place for September 2021 and should apply using the online system as well as supplying a SIF to Catholic Schools. Parents will be informed of their school offer via email on national offer day, Thursday 15th April 2021.


If families need any further information they can contact the Admissions Team on 0113 222 4414.


Kind regards


Senior Admissions Officer

Leeds City Council

Tel: 0113 222 4414

In Year Appeals
The deadline for lodging an appeal against a decision for any other year group is 20 school days from the date of notification that the application for a school place was unsuccessful. Appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being received by the Clerk. Following the hearing, decision letters will be sent within five school days of the hearing. School days are term time only and do not include school holidays. If an appeal is submitted in the holidays the school days deadline will not start until the beginning of the next term e.g. an appeal received in July after schools have closed will not be heard until the new academic term,  ‘school days’ will start from the beginning of September when the term starts. Please see appeal timetable for further information.



Following appeals:

If you do wish to pursue a complaint, the Ombudsman can be contacted as follows:

Telephone: 0845 602 1983 or 024 7682 1960 (please note that calls may be recorded for training and quality purposes).

Alternatively you can contact them at:

The Local Government Ombudsman

PO Box 4771