Starting School in September 2022
To apply for a school place for your child, please follow City of York local authority procedures. You can access the local authority portal, here. Please click here to access the City of York’s Guide for Parents.
In addition, please download and complete the Supplementary Information Form, below, which must be sent to St Aelred’s Catholic Primary School – a Catholic Voluntary Academy.
Please note, if your child attends our school nursery, you must still make a formal application for a place at St Aelred’s school through the local authority.
Applying for a School Place – This is the Local Authority online admissions portal for applying for a school place.
Admissions Arrangements for Entry in 2021/22
Our published admission number for Reception in 2021 is 30 pupils.
Admissions Policy 2021/22
Admission Arrangements for Entry in 2022/23
Between 12 October and 29 November 2020 all admissions authorities for schools in York jointly conducted a consultation on admission arrangements for the admissions rounds for entry in September 2022-23.
The closing date for comments was 29 November 2020. After considering any comments received, the St. Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy Trust board, in its role as an admission authority, then formally set (‘determined’) these arrangements on 1st February 2021.
Any objections to our arrangements needed to be received by the adjudicator on or before 15 May 2021, at: The Office of the Schools Adjudicator Mowden Hall, Staindrop Road, Darlington, DL3 9BG; email: OSA.TEAM@osa.gsi.gov.uk Tel: 0870 0012468
Admissions Policy 2022/23
Parish Boundary Map – Download
St Aelred’s Catholic Primary School participates in the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admission Scheme for in-year admissions. If parents/carers wish to apply for a school place, applications can be made at https://www.york.gov.uk/SchoolAdmissions via the Parent Portal. The Local Authority will confirm the outcome of the application in writing within 15 school days. If the application is refused, the Local Authority will advise on the statutory appeal procedure. Details of the Co-ordinated Admission Scheme and how in-year applications are managed are also available at https://www.york.gov.uk/SchoolAdmissions