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Welcome to Lower Wortley Primary School Website 

Our values and ethos

  At Lower Wortley Primary School we aim to provide a safe and stimulating environment where each child can fulfil their learning potential through a broad and engaging curriculum designed around the core principles of citizenship, ambition and resilience.  We encourage all children to work hard and strive for success in everything they do.  It is equally important to us that the children are happy at school and enjoy being part of school life.

School Context

Lower Wortley Primary School is a popular, one and a half form entry school.  We moved into a new building in 2005 but the original school was established in 1872.  Our school is situated in the West of Leeds and serves many families in the Wortley area.

Whether you are a parent or carer of a child who already attends our school or you are considering our school for your child in the future, we hope that you will find all the information that you need on our website.  Please contact us directly using the details at the top of this page if you can not find the information that you need.

Starting School September 2023

If your child is due to start Reception in September 2023 then you need to apply for a school place before 15th January 2023 via the Leeds City Council website.  You need to make an application even if your child has attended our school Nursery or has a sibling already attending our school.   Applications open on 1st November 2022.  For more information or to make an application visit:


If you would like to visit our school before making your application then we are holding tours of the school.  If you would like to attend then please contact the school office to book your place.  Tours are available on Friday 4th November at 9am, Tuesdays 8th November at 1pm and Friday 6th January at 1pm.

If your child is due to start Secondary School in September 2023 then you need to apply for a place before 31st October 2022 via the Leeds City Council website.  For more information or to make an application visit:


Our latest updates

Our School

This slideshow shows you the different areas of our school.

Art in the Community

In the summer of 2010 we were given the opportunity to be involved in an exciting art project as part of the regeneration of the 'Bull Ring' in Lower Wortley. Pupils from school worked alongside artist Steve Tomlinson to develop a series of three panels which depict architectural features of Lower Wortley Primary School buildings from the past and present. The panels feature the old main school building, the annexe and the new school which was built in 2005. We are very proud of our involvement in the project and have drawn inspiration for school branding from the images which are on display in the community. The original work is also displayed in school.

Need Help?

Need support with domestic violence? 

Click on this link to visit the Leeds Domestic Violence Support website.

Leeds Domestic Violence Support

Or call 0113 246 0401

In these challenging times parents/carers may also need some support.  Please click here to read our support page.

The government has published guidance to parents and carers on supporting children's mental health during the pandemic.  This can be read by following this link:

Covid 19 guidance on supporting children during the covid 19 outbreak

Home Learning 


 To read guidance on Microsoft Teams click these links:      Teams Guide for Parents       set up instructions

Parents and carers MUST read the two documents below before using the school Microsoft Teams account for their child.  By using our Teams platform, parents are agreeing to the rules and guidelines in these documents.

Remote Home Learning Agreement                  Remote Home Learning Guide for Parents

Information about our Remote Home Learning offer can be found above in the Remote Home Learning Guide for Parents.  This information can also be read on the DfE Remote Education Form that we are required to publish:            Dfe sharing information about remote education

Whilst children are working and learning online it is essential that they remain safe. Click HERE to view information from the NSPCC about keeping children safe online.