Main Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 2BA

0113 8879023

East Ardsley Primary Academy

A member of Leodis Academies Trust


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Admissions to Reception Class, September 2023

Leodis Academies Trust is our Admissions Authority and responsible for admissions to East Ardsley Primary Academy.

The application process for a Reception place for September 2023 for children born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 is open on the 1st November for applications. East Ardsley Primary Academy has an admission limit of 60 places.  Children start in full-time education at the beginning of the year in which they are 5.  If you live in Leeds and your child is due to start school in September 2023 you can apply online by visiting 

To apply online you must live in Leeds and have an email address.

Alternatively, you can request a paper form and information booklet from:

The Admissions Team

PO Box 837


Leeds City Council


Telephone 0113 222 4414


The deadline for applications to be received at The Admissions Team is  15 January 2023

Parents/carers will be advised of offers on 17 April 2022


East Ardsley Primary Academy Admissions Policy 2023-24

In-Year Admissions

Parents/carers wanting to apply for an In-Year Admission are asked to contact us directly to apply for a school place. Parents/carers are required to complete an In Year Common Preference Form (ICPF).  When you contact us Mrs Paver will explain the process and provide you with all the necessary paperwork.



 If you are not offered a place at the academy you requested, you will have the right of appeal. Leeds City Council arranges our appeals and you can find the appeal form at School appeals (

If you are applying for a Reception place for September 2023, you need to submit your appeal form by the 15 May 2022 to ensure the appeal will be heard before the summer holidays.




Please click here to download a copy of our school prospectus


Nursery Admissions

Our Nursery Admissions Policy gives full information about our School Nursery Unit and the admissions ciriteria for applications.  Please click here to view the Admissions Policy.

Application forms for the Nursery can be downloaded by clicking here or can be requested from school by contacting the office on 0113 8879023. We need to see the child's birth certificate and proof of address when handing in your application form. 

Deadline for applications for academic year 2023-24 is 31st December 2022



If you want to transfer your child to a place at our school in-year you must apply online by visiting .

You may enquire about places by ringing our school office and talking to Mrs Paver who will be able to advise you on the process and arrange to show you around our school. 

The email address for our school office is

The phone number is 0113 8879023.