The school uniform is based on ease of wear, fitness for purpose, value for money and a sense of community.

Our uniform

  • White shirt, preferably short sleeved, or white polo shirt (branded available, but can be plain)
  • Navy-blue school sweatshirt, cardigan or fleece top (branded available, but can be plain)
  • Navy-blue skirt/pinafore/trousers/short trousers
  • Blue and white dress
  • Black shoes or black trainers (no platform or high heels for safety reasons)

Jewellery, hair and makeup

  • No rings or jewellery on show.
  • Watches/fit-bits are allowed.
  • Earring studs in pierced ears, covered with plasters during PE.
  • Any jewellery, without exception, can be asked to be removed if it could pose a health and safety risk (e.g. whilst playing sport)
  • Long hair (shoulder length or longer) to be tied up as much as possible. Children can be asked to tie their hair up for specific tasks such as science experiments, woodwork, art etc. where not doing so would hinder the task or form a health and safety risk
  • No makeup. Nails can be painted but should not be false or sharp.

PE kit

  • Navy blue or black shorts and white t-shirt (branded available, but can be plain).
  • Plain black or navy-blue tracksuit bottoms for PE only.
  • Plain black or navy-blue leggings for PE only.
  • Black slip-on pumps for indoor PE.
  • Trainers for outdoor PE


  • Any swim shorts, as long as they are above the knee in length.
  • Any swimsuit or swimming costume.
  • Swimming tops allowed


  • Ideally, navy drawstring pump bags (branded available but can be plain) to hold PE and swimming kits, but can be a backpack
  • Bookbags to hold other items (branded available but can be plain)

Extra information:

  • Branded uniform items can be purchased from: SPT Uniforms, 115 Main St, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1AF
  • Plain items have purposefully been selected so that they can be found in most high street retailers.
  • Second-hand uniform items are available throughout the year. Please look out for stalls or ask at the office for information.


Term dates 2022-23

Holiday Dates

Term Dates

Autumn Term 1

Tuesday 6 September to Friday 21 October

Autumn Term 2

Spring Term 1

Monday 20 Feb to Friday 31 March

Wednesday 4 January to Friday 10 February

Monday 31 October to Friday 16 December

Monday 17 April to Friday 26 May

Spring Term 2

Christmas Holidays

Monday 19 December to Monday 2 January

Half Term

Monday 24 October to Friday 28 October

Half Term

Monday 13 February to Friday 17 February

Summer Term 1

Easter Holidays

Monday 3 April to Friday 14 April

Summer Term 2

Half Term

Monday 29 May to Friday 2 June

Summer Holidays

Wednesday 26 July to Friday 1 September

Monday 5 June to Tuesday 25 July

Our Aims & Values

Kippax North Primary School aims to enable all young people to become;

Successful learners

  • Ensuring a curriculum that provides young people with the best possible learning opportunities and experiences in conjunction with the National Priorities for Education
  • Encouraging all pupils to reach their full potential, thereby raising standards and attainment at an appropriate rate
  • Promoting and recognising achievement and excellence
  • Enabling all pupils to enjoy the highest quality learning experiences by fostering a positive attitude to their learning
  • Ensuring that all pupils are encouraged to demonstrate good behaviour, self discipline and a respect for others

Confident individuals

  • Providing effective support to enable personal achievement
  • Ensuring a safe and secure environment for all pupils
  • Promoting an ethos of social inclusion and equality
  • Encouraging all pupils to be involved in and express their opinions about their education
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle for all pupils

Responsible citizens

  • Equipping pupils with the core skills, attitudes and expectations required to prosper in a changing society
  • Encouraging creativity, curiosity, ambition and enthusiasm for lifelong learning
  • Encouraging entrepreneurial experiences which will foster development of skills and competencies in working with others
  • Encouraging tolerance of diversity
  • Involving pupils in events to support those less fortunate than themselves

Effective contributors

  • Encouraging links to organisations within and out of school
  • Promoting effective partnerships between pupils, parents, carers, and the wider community
  • Ensuring that all pupils realise that they have an important part to play in the life and work of their school
  • Creating and solving problems independently and collaboratively in a climate of mutual trust and respect for others

Application timetable

The below timetable applies to applications made to Leeds City Council. If you apply to another local authority, they may have different dates

Admissions Timetable (2023 start)
Applications Open
1 November 2022
Deadline date for applications for Reception places in September 2022
15 January 2023
Late applications
12 February 2023
National Offers Day
17 April 2023
Deadline date for parents wishing to lodge an appeal (please return appeal forms to the academy)
16 May 2023
Date on which Year Reception appeal hearings will be held
June – July 2023
Appeal decision letters to be sent
Within 5 working days from date of hearing wherever possible

We would love to hear from you.

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