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Nursery Admissions


Children are eligible to start our Nursery the term after they turn 3 years old.  If you would like to apply for a Nursery place, please complete the online application form and it will automatically be sent to the school admin team. 


Please email to inform us that you have completed the form.

Reception Intake

Children are admitted at the beginning of the school year (September) in which they will have their 5th birthday.


If you are applying for a place in Reception, you must apply through Leeds City Council between 1 November and 15 January prior to your child starting school.


To see last year's admission details for our school click on this link (



Alwoodley Primary School has pupils from 3 to 11 years (Nursery to Year 6). Admission to Nursery does not guarantee a place in Reception.


We are a Community school and the admission authority is Leeds City Council, who sets our admission policy every year.   


Click the link below to read the Leeds City Council 2024 Admissions Policy.

Leeds City Council Admissions Policy 2023/24 (




Application timeline

Primary school applications, important dates

1 November 2023Applications open
15 January 2024National deadline for applying
12 February 2024Deadline for late applications and changes (for schools which follow our admissions policy)
16 April 2024National offer day


In-year applications

You can apply for a place online using the Leeds in-year application form at before you move schools (

Our waiting lists are kept until end of each school year. You will need to make a new application if you want to be on the waiting list for the following school year.



If we cannot offer you a place, you will have the right of appeal. School appeals (    



Secondary School Applications for September 2024


If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 they are due to start secondary school in September 2024.

If you live in Leeds you should submit your application to Leeds City Council even if you want to apply for a school outside of Leeds. You must apply to the local authority who empties your bins. If you live outside Leeds and want to apply for a Leeds school, you should submit your application to your council. 

You can watch Leeds City Council school admissions video here for more information. There are virtual advice sessions on the Leeds City Council social media pages. 


If you have any questions, you can contact admissions by phone 0113 222 4414 or by email:



Application timeline

Secondary school applications, important dates

1 August 2023Applications open
31 October 2023National deadline for applying
28 November 2023Deadline for late applications and changes (for schools which follow our admissions policy)
1 March 2024National offer day


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