St Philips Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS10 3SL

0113 2716763

St Philip's Catholic Primary and Nursery School

"In the light of Christ, where everyone is valued and learning is celebrated"


A warm welcome to prospective parents who have a child starting school in September 2024.

We would be delighted to show you around our fantastic school that we are so proud of, if you would like to visit, please ring the school office on 0113 2716763 or email to book a place.  


A message from Leeds City Council to any prospective parents for September 2024

Parents and carers have until the 15th January 2024 to complete their applications for a Reception place for September 2024 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, 17th April 2024.

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


St Philip's Admissions Policy
School Application Form

If your child will be joining the Reception class at St. Philip's, you will also be required to fill out a Supplementary Application Form (SIF) alongside the school application form above.  Follow the links below to download the SIF form for the relevant academic year.

Supplementary Information Form
The document below illustrates the boundaries for Catholic Primary schools within the central and southern areas of Leeds.
Leeds Catholic Schools Boundary Map

In Year AdmissionsIf your child is of primary school age and you wish to apply for a place at St Philip's Catholic Primary School, please visit the Leeds City Council Admissions site School admissions ( and complete the In Year Common Preference Form and return it to the school office.  The school will hold the details on file and when a place becomes available at the school it will be allocated in line with the school admissions policies.

Please note, you must also complete a Supplementary Information Form (SIF) which can be downloaded above, or a paper copy may be collected from the school office. This must then be returned directly to school via the school office. Above there is a boundary map applicable to St Philip's Catholic Primary School Admissions. To support the application please provide a copy of your child's birth certificate and baptism certificate (if applicable). We are very happy to photocopy the original certificates for you if you wish us to do so.


Appeals You have the right to appeal to an Independent Appeal Panel for any school place you have been offered. If you would like to appeal for a place at our school you must complete the appropriate Leeds City Council appeal form. The forms can be found on Leeds City Council’s appeals webpage: Completed appeal forms can either be e-mailed to or posted to Leeds City Council, PO Box 837, Admissions, Leeds, LS1 9PZ. If you would like a paper copy of the form please contact Leeds City Council’s Admissions Team on 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



Appeals Timetable
The current deadline for appeals has passed for this academic year.  Details on the appeals for the upcoming academic year will be published upon release.
All children can access 570 hours (15 hours x 38 weeks term time only) funded early education from the term following their third birthday.  This entitlement can be extended to 1140 hours (30 hours x 38 weeks term time only) funded early education for eligible families.  For more information on the criteria for eligibility please click here.
Nursery Funding
All children are entitled to 15 hours of funded nursery education from the term after they turn 3 years of age.
Some children are entitled to 30 hours of funded nursery education, if you wish to apply for this further entitlement please use this link to apply.   If successful you be given a code to support your application which needs to be passed to the school of your choice.
Free Early Education Entitlement
High School Information

We are a feeder primary school to the local high schools. Please see below details of the high schools which our children historically attend Year 7 from St Philip's.

Mount St Mary's Catholic High School
Ellerby Road
Leeds, LS9 8LA
Tel no: 0113 2455248       Website: 
Click Here
Supplementary Information Form (SIF) required

Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School
Tongue Lane
Leeds, LS6 4QE
Tel No: 0113 8873240   Website: 
Click Here
Supplementary Information Form (SIF) required

Corpus Christi Catholic College
Neville Road
Leeds, LS9 0TT
Tel No: 0113 2009010    Website: 
Click Here
Supplementary Information Form (SIF) required

Cockburn School
Gypsy Lane
Leeds, LS11 5TT
Tel No: 0113 2719962   Website: 
Click Here

Cockburn John Charles Academy
Old Run Road
Leeds, LS10 2JU
Tel No: 0113 4872800   Website: 
Click Here

Cockburn Laurence Calvert Academy
St. George's Road
Leeds, LS10 4UZ. 
Tel No: 0113 4872837   Website: 
Click Here

Rodillian Academy
Longthorpe Lane
Tel No: 01924 872252   Website: 
Click Here

Woodkirk Academy
Rein Road
Tel No: 0113 8873600    Website: 
Click Here

Royds Academy
Pennington Lane
LS26 8EX
Tel No: 0113 2059559    Website: 
Click Here

The Ruth Gorse Academy
Black Bull Street
LS10 1HW
Tel No: 0113 22531600    Website: 
Click Here