Entry to Reception classes

In Leeds, children start school at the beginning of the September after their fourth birthday.  Leeds City Council Children's Services allocate places at Talbot Primary.  PLEASE NOTE: the application process for admission in September 2020 is open from 1st November 2019, visit for more information and to apply online.  You can also download and print an application form from the Documents section of the same page.  The deadline for applying is 15th January 2020.  Offers will be made on 16th April 2020.

If you miss the deadline for applying you should contact Leeds City Council Children's Services on 0113 2224414.

To see the latest Leeds School Admissions Policy please click here.

Maps denoting the new catchment priority shapes which will apply for admissions into Reception from September 2020 can be found here. Links to maps for individual schools can be found here then by scrolling down to the Catchment 22 map.

Transferring Schools

If you live in Leeds and wish to transfer your child to Talbot Primary from another Leeds school you will need to complete an in-year transfer form (click here) and send it to the school office. 

If the year group you are applying for is full, your application will be sent to Leeds City Council's Children's Services who will then contact you with further advice.  Please click here for more information.

If you are moving to the Leeds area and need a school place for your child please telephone Leeds City Council Children's Services on 0113 2224414.