Academy Admission Arrangements

Admission Arrangements

Academies Enterprise Trust is the admissions authority for Cottingley Primary Academy. AET Admissions Guidance is available here.

Applications for places at the academy will be made in accordance with Leeds Local Authority’s co-ordinated admission arrangements. They will be made on the Common Application Form and administered by the the applicant’s home Local Authority. 


*2025-26 Admissions Consultation*

Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) is consulting on Cottingley Primary Academy's Admissions Policy for the academic year 2025-2026 as required by the School Admissions Code (September 2021).

AET is proposing to reduce the Published Admission Number (PAN) from 60 to 30:

Cottingley Primary Academy Proposed 2025-26 Admission Policy

The Consultation will run from 6 November 2023 to 18 December 2023

If you would like to comment on the 2025-26 admissions policy, please email your comments to: by 18 December 2023.


Please click below to download the admissions arrangements for each year.

Admissions 2023-2024

Admissions 2024-2025

Any objections to the determined admission arrangements should be submitted to the Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) 

Below is the local authority link for admissions [and also a guidance booklet to assist you in the process.]

Leeds City Council School Admissions

If you have any queries, please contact school office on 0113 2709503 or