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Primary, infant and junior school admissions

Apply for your child's primary, infant or junior school place.


Decisions on applications for children starting reception classes and transferring to junior school in September 2020 will be emailed on 16 April 2020. Or you can log on to view your allocation.

View your reception school place View your junior school place

Late primary or infant school applications

If your child was born between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016 your child will be eligible to start school in September 2020.

If you have still not applied for a place for your child, you can still make a late application.

Make a late primary or infant school application

This facility is available until 31 August 2020. After that, please apply for an in-year admission to changing schools.

Late junior school applications

If your child was born between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013 and is in their last year at infant school and have still not applied for a place for your child, you can still make a late application.

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 2020 this information will also apply to you.

Make a late junior school place application

This facility is available until 31 August 2020. After that, please apply for an in-year admission to changing schools.

Changing school at other times

If you're moving to Derbyshire or want to apply for your child to move schools other than at the normal admission or transfer time, you can find out everything you need to know about changing schools and how to make an application.

Appeals

If you're 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 is attached to this page, and you should read this before using our appeals system or completing the form.