Admissions Process

St Bede’s and St Joseph’s is oversubscribed and receives more applications than there are places available. 

It is important therefore to get the process of application right. 

There are 290 places available at the college for new Year 7 students and being a Catholic school the application process is as follows: 

Applicants are encouraged to fill in an application form and submit it to Bradford District Council.  This can be done online at

 This online admissions system will be available for applications from 5th September 2016 for children born between 1st September 2005 and 31st August 2006 for a September 2017 start in year 7. 

As a faith school applicants must also complete a Supplementary Form (found at the above website address or on the St Bede’s and St Joseph’s website).  This form must be sent directly to the Admissions Office at the school which is based at the Ignis site, Cunliffe Road, Bradford BD8 7AP. 

The deadline for all applications is 31st October 2016.