This video takes you through the key steps of applying for your child to start primary, junior or secondary school for the first time.
Are you looking for a Nursery place for your child?
Sharp Lane Primary School Nursery offers 15 hours per week, available over four session options. The options are:
Monday to Friday mornings
Monday to Friday afternoons
Monday, Tuesday all day and Wednesday morning
Wednesday afternoon, all day Thursday and Friday
Children start Nursery the term following their 3rd birthday subject to available spaces.
To add your child's details to the Nursery waiting list, please complete and submit the google Nursery application form using the link below.
We are a community school and the admission authority is Leeds City Council, which sets our admission policy every year.
You can read our school’s admission policy using this link Leeds City Council Primary Admissions Policy
If you are applying for a Reception place for September 2023, all applications are made in advance. Offers are made by the Local Authority on national offer day. You must apply to the local authority who empties your bins. If this is Leeds, go to www.leeds.gov.uk/apply. The website is a composite prospectus for all Leeds schools and this includes:
You can also watch the Leeds City Council school admissions video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRU1SrS7iJE ) for more information.
The council’s social media pages will also tell you about any Q&A sessions where you can ask questions.
You can also see information about our school, including previous admission data, on our school page on the Leeds City Council’s website https://www.leeds.gov.uk/schools-and-education/school-admissions/check-school-details/display-details?schoolid=198
The below timetable applies to applications made to Leeds City Council. If you apply to another local authority, they may have different dates
As a school, we believe that uniform is important. Looking smart contributes to a positive school ethos.
Please find more guidance on our Uniform page. Uniform is available at many good local retailers and through our uniform supplier Mapac (samples of the products they supply are available in the School Office if you need to check the size)