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Whitkirk Primary School (11)

We welcome admissions enquiries in school. If you are interested in sending your child to Whitkirk Primary School and would like to find out more about the school, have a look around, do not hesitate to contact the school Reception on 0113 2606203.

Our admissions arrangements are managed centrally through the Admissions Team at Leeds City Council Children's Services. If you would like to find out more about the admissions process, please contact them on 0113 2224414, by email at or visit the Education Leeds Admissions webpage.


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How to apply

Parents and carers may apply at any time for an in-year school place.  Application forms are provided and processed by Leeds City Council (tel. 0113 222 4414).

You can apply for a place online using the local authority in-year application form at:

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If you have moved to a new house, please upload evidence of the move with the online application.

Parents and carers will be notified in writing by the school of its decision. This will be within 15 school days of your in-year application being received.

If the school is unable to offer a place, your child’s name will automatically be added to the school’s waiting list, which will be kept open until the end of the school year. Where a place becomes available, this will be offered from the waiting list, based on the oversubscription criteria within the school’s admissions policy.

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In-year applications (1 September 2022 to 31 August 2023)

If you would like to change schools, or if you are moving into the area for example, you can apply for a school transfer, by making an in-year application.

An in-year application is for the admission of a child to Reception if submitted on or after the first day of the first school term of the admission year; or it is for the admission of a child to any other age group at any time.

Red Kite Learning Trust and its Leeds schools are part of the Leeds City Council co-ordinated in-year admissions scheme.


Appeals Procedure

Parents and carers may appeal against the Trust’s decision not to offer their child a place at the school. The appeals are arranged by Leeds City Council.  Appeals submitted for a Reception place, for a child to start school at the beginning of the academic year in September 2023, will need to be received by Leeds City Council’s deadline to guarantee being heard before the new school year starts (see below link).

Find Leeds City Council’s appeals timetable containing deadlines and timescales

Reception 2023 places:

The national offer day for starting primary school in September is the 17th April 2023. When you receive your offer, please call the school office on 0113 2606203, or email to confirm your child's place. Further information will be shared with all of our new families in due course. We are very excited to meet you again. 

Whitkirk Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Red Kite Office, Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9PH

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