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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 to School September 2023-2024

Admission Arrangements for September 2022 (Reception class)


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 our School Business Manager or Headteacher.


Applications for our Reception class for September 2022 will open on 1st November 2021, closing on 15th January 2022. Successful families will be informed via the LEA on 16th April 2022. 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.


I can be contacted on regarding any admissions enquiries. I really do look forward to meeting you all in person very shortly. I hope to arrange tours for prospective parents, so please watch this space for more details in October 2021.


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 2022


Parents and carers have until the 15th January 2022 to complete their applications for a Reception place for September 2022 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, 16th April 2022.


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