Admissions

Admissions arrangements, previously managed by Education Leeds, are now provided by Leeds City Council through a new Children's Services department. We welcome all prospective students and parents to visit the school by appointment, when a tour of the school can easily be arranged.


Please contact Ms T Parson, who will advise on arrangements regarding admission to Roundhay School.


To find out more about all current admissions>>


If your child is requesting a place mid year (in all school years), moving from another school or you moved into the area etc, you can use the application forms below. They are not for the new Year Seven pupils starting in September.


In Year Common Preference Form >>

Fair Access Head Teachers Form >>


How places are allocated

The Local Authority policy for admission to Leeds schools is set out below. These criteria are designed to accommodate a parental preference-led system and to give as many people as possible a place for their child at a preferred school.

Roundhay has an admission limit for 250 for each year group and this limit will be exceeded only to allow the admission of brothers and sisters of pupils who move  into Leeds, or at the discretion of the Local Education Authority. An appeal process is operated by Leeds City Council. We strongly recommend that you place Roundhay as your first choice if you wish your child to have the best opportunity of gaining a place.


Criteria for a place at Roundhay:

  • Children who have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) saying they are in need of an educational placement at Roundhay
  • Children wishing to join older brothers and sisters who will be in attendance at Roundhay when the younger child enters.

  • Remaining places will be offered on the basis of the parental preference, so long as there are sufficient places to meet demand. Where there are more applicants than places remaining, these will be offered by the authority on a nearest-to-school basis, as the crow flies.

The school received the following number of preferences for 2016/17:

  • First Preference - 587
  • Second Preference - 342
  • Third Preferences - 201
  • Fourth Preferences- 96
  • Fifth Preferences - 47

Where parental preference cannot be met, then the authority will seek to guarantee a place for a child at the school with available places nearest to the home address.