St Austin's Catholic Primary School is a Voluntary Aided catholic primary school within the Diocese Leeds, and within Wakefield Metropolitan District Council. The school opened on it's present site in 1967, but there has been a St Austin's Catholic Primary School in Wakefield for almost 140 years, first opening in 1873.
Our school caters for around 315 children from 4 years to 11 years of age and serves the parishes of St Martin de Porres and St Peter & Paul's.
We have nine classrooms and an Upper Foundation Stage Unit, libraries in both Key Stage One and Key Stage Two, a science room, and large halls in both Key Stages. Most of our classes are taught in mixed year groups.
Our outside space includes a play area for Upper Foundation Stage, a playground for Key Stage One, 2 playgrounds for Key Stage Two, a Prayer Garden, landscaped quiet areas, a trim trail and external fitness equipment.