Primary, infant and junior school admissions
If your child was born between 1 September 2009 and 31 August 2010 and will be eligible to start school in September 2014 and you have still not applied for a place for your child you can make an application through our primary late online system (opens in a new window).
If your child was born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007 and is in their final year at infant school and you have not yet applied for a place you can make an application through our junior late application facility (opens in a new window).
If your child attends a school outside of Derbyshire which operates a different pattern of education and they are due to transfer primary school phase in September 2014 and you have not applied for a place you can make a late application using our junior late application facility (opens in a new window).
If you are unable to get a place for your child in your preferred school you can appeal against the decision. Your appeal will be heard by an appeal panel independent of the school and the council
Guidance on appeals can be found in the related documents section and you should read this before using our online appeals system or complete the form.
Changing school at other times
If you are moving to Derbyshire or want to apply for your child to move schools other than at the normal admission/transfer time, you can find out all you need to know on our changing schools web page (opens in a new window).
Primary, infant and junior admissions for September 2015
Applications for children due to start infant, primary and junior schools in September 2015 will open on 10 November 2014. Further information will be available on the site at that time.
The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)
- How to apply for a place at Primary School - A guide for parents 2014-15 (1800KB)
- Applying for your childs Junior school place 2014-15 - A summary (1998KB)
- Applying for your childs infant or primary school place 2014-15 - A summary (2958KB)
Derbyshire Primary Appeal Notes 2014 (37KB)
Find out how to make an appeal and how the panel makes it decision.
Derbyshire Primary Appeal Form 2014 (55KB)
Fill in this form to appeal against the refusal of a primary school place at any Derbyshire school.