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St Francis Xavier


The school is overseen by the local Council and the Diocese of Leeds and Middlesbrough Diocese.

The admissions system is tailored to the unique nature of the school and its ethos, as detailed in our admissions policies.

It is important you read the information regarding Home to School Transport before making your application.

The school will accept applications from 1st September 2023 until 31st October 2023.



Admissions Policy for September 2023

Admissions Policy for September 2024


Application process 

To apply for a place at St Francis Xavier School follow this step by step guide:

  • Step 1
    Apply through North Yorkshire Council. The easiest way to do this is on their website at www.northyorks.gov.uk
  • Step 2
    Then you must also apply directly to St Francis Xavier School by completing the school Supplementary Information Form
  • Step 3
    The statements from your Priest or Minister should be accompanied by a copy of the prospective pupil's baptism/christening certificate.
  • Step 4
    Return the completed forms by hand or by post. Please mark them for the attention of
    J. Chapman, Admissions Administrator with the heading "Admission documents".

If you have any queries about admissions that have not been answered in the admissions policy or on the guide above then please do not hesitate to contact us.


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Our school prospectus offers further information on life at Saint Francis Xavier School. If you would like a paper copy of our prospectus and application pack please contact the school. 

Prospectus 2023-2024




  • Admissions consultations 2024/25

    Please follow the link to access the NPCAT School Admissions Consultation for 2024/25.