St. Oswald's

C of E Primary Academy

01274 573396

St Oswald's CofE Primary Academy, Cross Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 3JT



Admissions Process for BDAT Academies

Please click on the link for the admissions page for all BDAT academies



St Oswald's C of E Primary Academy Policy 2022/ 2023 – please visit BDAT admissions page


Parents can apply online at


The online admissions system will be available for reception applications from 14 November 2022 until 15 January 2023 children born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019. You will be able to view as well as amend your online application any time until the closing date of the admissions round. Receipt of your online application will be acknowledged via an automated email.

Only one application may be submitted for a child. Multiple applications will not be accepted. Please only complete a Bradford online application if you are a Bradford resident.


Annual Allocation to Primary School (September 2023)

Below are helpful guides to support you through the online application process

  • Please click here to view the 'Co-ordinated Admission Scheme' and scheduled timetable for allocation into primary school for academic year 2023-24.
  • Please click here to view the 'Applying for a Primary School Step by Step Booklet for September 2023 Entry'.
  • Please click here to view the 'Applying for a Primary School Detailed Guide for 2023 Entry'.

School Admission Appeals

Parents can view information regarding school appeals and download an appeal form from Bradford Council's website.

The information on this page sets out the timetable for when and how to appeal. 



If your circumstances change during the school year

If your circumstances change during the school year and you would like to apply for a place at our school, please read the guidance notes online at

If your application is successful, we will get in touch with you to book an appointment for you to complete the necessary paperwork. At this appointment, we will provide you with information about the school, uniform etc and arrange a further visit for you and your child to meet their new class and teacher.


Parents/guardians of children who are not offered a place have the right to appeal. Parents should contact the school office in writing in the first instance, within 20 days of receipt of the refusal letter. They should also contact the Local Authority who co-ordinate appeals for the school.


Admission Arrangements for Secondary Schools

The application process for secondary schools closed on 31st October. Guidance is available on the Bradford Council website, which you can access by clicking here.


Further Help

For further information on our school admissions, please contact Miss Malik on 01274 573396

The Bradford Admissions Team can be contacted on 01274 439200 or via email to

If you are new to the UK and need help, please contact Miss Malik on 01274 573396 or contact the Education Service for New Communities and Travellers on 01274 439393.

Click here for St Oswald's  C of E Primary Academy Admissions Policy Admissions Policy 2022/23


For further information on our school admissions, please contact Miss Malik on 01274 573396.