• Are you looking for a school place for Reception in September 2021? CLICK HERE to visit our admissions page for more information.     



Applying for primary school - Reception Sept 21 Place 

Applications to start primary school in September 2021 open from 2nd November 2020. The deadline to apply is 15th January 2021.

Unfortunately due to Covid restrictions we are unable to hold our usual open evening but we invite you to view our video tours and to join us for a question and answer session on Wednesday December 9th at 3.30pm or 5pm.  This will be held on 'zoom'.  Please contact the school office on 3783100 or info@swinnowprimary for a 'zoom' invitation. 

We look forward to welcoming you to Swinnow!

CLICK HERE to see a poster from Leeds City Council about starting primary school.

CLICK HERE to read frequently asked questions about applying for a place at primary school. 

Leeds Primary School Admissions 

All families are asked to read the ‘Before you apply’ section on Leeds City Councils new website www.leeds.gov.uk/apply

Face to face drop-in sessions this year are unable to take place this so Leeds City Council Admissions Team are holding Facebook question and answers sessions on the dates below or alternatively families can contact the Admissions Team on 0113 222 4414 if they have any questions. 

Thursday3 December 2020

6 - 7pm

Tuesday 5 January 2021

4 - 5 pm

Wednesday 13 January 2021

2 - 3 pm

Applying for secondary school - Year 7 place 

Applications to start secondary school in September 2021 open from 1 August 2020. The deadline to apply is 31 October 2020.

 Admissions update 2020

Admissions in year FAQ September 2020

Fair access quick guide

  COVID-19 update - Nursery places 

Although we do not yet have details regarding school reopening following the current partial closures we are continuing to offer nursery places for September 2020.  If your child is turning 3 prior to 31st August 2020 they are eligible for a 15 hour nursery place from September 2020.

Please call school to request a waiting list form or download a form below and return to school to add your child to the nursery waiting list 

Please return by hand (on your daily exercise), by post to Swinnow Primary School, Swinnow Road, LS13 4PG  or by email to info@swinnowprimary.com any queries please call 378 3100 

2 year old provision form      3 and 4 year old provision form 


Families who meet the criteria for a '30 hour place' should visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk  to apply for a valid code 



Admission Policy

Leeds City Council is the admission authority for all mainstream community and voluntary controlled schools and will determine the admission policy arrangements for Swinnow Primary School.

Click here or on the image bellow for Leeds City Council Admissions.


The Leeds City Council website hosts a copy of the admissions policies, and fair access protocols, for your convenience a copy of the latest Admissions Policy is hosted on this site and can be downloaded here.

For admission to the school nursery please refer to our Nursery Admissions Policy an application form can be downloaded via the link below. Please return the completed form to school via email at info@swinnowprimary.com

Nursery Admissions Policy