Reception (FS2) Admissions

Admission to Reception Class Foundation Stage 2

Entry into the main school is subject to the Governors Admission Policy.  Applications into Foundation Two (Reception Class) are usually invited in the Autumn term of the year before the child is due to start school.  The Governing Body has responsibility for admissions to the school and intends to admit 30 pupils to Foundation Two in the school year which begins in September 2020.

All parents applying for entry into Foundation Two at St. Joseph’s must complete a Supplementary Information Form as well as the Common Preference Form, on which parents list their choice of schools

Model Admission Policy & Supplementary Information Form Primary September 2020

Apply for a Reception School Place Poster September 2020

Primary Frequently Asked Questions 2020

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Wetherby Parish Map

Leeds City Council Admissions will be holding 3 drop-in sessions for parents and carers applying for a Reception place for September 2020 at The City Centre Hub, Merrion House, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 8LX on the following dates:

  • Dates to be confirmed

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

2019 Frequently Asked Questions- Primary Final 2019       Apply for a Reception School Place Poster

Admission Policy & Supplementary Information Form – Primary – SEPTEMBER 2019  

ADMISSION POLICY & SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM – SEPTEMBER 2018

ADMISSION POLICY & SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM FOR PUPILS STARTING SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER 2017

ADMISSION POLICY & SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION FORM FOR PUPILS STARTING SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER  2016

 

Apply for a primary school

Application to start reception class in September 2020

The online application form will be available to use from 1 November 2019 for applications to start reception class in September 2020.

Date Stage
Dates to be confirmed Apply for a place
  Offers go out
  Waiting list deadline
  Deadline for accepting offers and appeals
  Places allocated from the waiting lists and appeals held
  Start primary school

Invitation to apply letters

If your child is due to start primary school in September 2020 you will receive a letter inviting you to apply before 1 November 2019.

For more information please follow – http://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/Pages/Admissions-Primary-School.aspx

APPEALS To:

School Appeals
Head teacher
St Joseph’s Primary School,
Barleyfields Road
Wetherby.
LS226PR

Tel: 01937 582163
E-mail: office@stjosephswetherby.com

Appeals submitted by the above date will be heard within 40 school days. Appeals submitted after this date will be heard within 40 school days from the date the appeal is received by the Appeals Panel; this may not be before the end of the academic year.

You will receive at least 10 school days notice of your appeal hearing.

You must ensure any additional evidence you wish to submit in support of your appeal is received by the Appeals Panel at least four working days before your appeal.   

Appeals against a decision for any other year group 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.

In Year Transfers Between Schools

Parents wishing to apply for a school place for their child during an academic year are required to complete an ‘In Year Common Preference Form’ (ICPF)  a copy with guidance notes is attached for your information. In Year Common Preference Form (ICPF) 

Admission Appeal Timetable

 Normal Round

  1. Parents have 20 school days to lodge an appeal from date of notification that their application was unsuccessful.
  2. The Appeal must be heard within 40 school days of deadline for lodging an Appeal i.e. within 60 school days from date of notification of unsuccessful application.
  3. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  4. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  5. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

 

Late Applications

  1. As above where possible or within 30 school days if the application is later than the timeline above allows. Papers and details such as date, time and venue will be sent to parents at least 10 school days before the Appeal hearing.
  2. Parent can send further evidence to the Clerk to the Appeals Panel before the Appeal takes place but no later than 5 school days before.
  3. Decision letters will be sent to parents within 5 school days following the Appeal.

Appeals submitted after the above deadlines will still be heard as soon as possible but not necessarily within the above timescales.