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Apply online for a secondary school place

We prefer you to make your application online - which means you needn't wait for the post before finding out which school your child has been offered a place at.


You can apply online between 13 September 2021 until the deadline of midnight on 31 October 2021.

If you have applied online you can view your offer online on 1 March 2022.

Internet access is available free of charge at all Derbyshire libraries. Some schools may also let you apply online using their computers.

The online application form will enable you to make your application and send it to us immediately. You will receive confirmation that your application has been received. Even after you have made your application you will be able come back and make amendments at any time up until the deadline.

The advantages of making your application online are that you have the assurance that your application has been received and you will also be able to keep a record of the application you made.

When you apply online, you will need to give a username and password. Online applications will be issued with a unique identification number. Please make a note of these details.

The process should be easy to follow but if you have any problems you can either email: admissions.transport@derbyshire.gov.uk or ring Call Derbyshire on tel: 01629 533190 and make a telephone application.

For technical problems please email: admissions.techsupport@derbyshire.gov.uk with details of your computer, web browser and specific nature of the problem.

Why apply online

It's quick and easy to do.

It's secure - only you can see your information.

The system helps you by checking for errors before you submit your application.

The application procedure is easy to follow as you are guided throughout the application process.

You can save your unfinished application and complete it at a later date.

You can change your application at any time up until the deadline.

We will confirm the application has been received.

You can view your application at any time.

You will not have to post anything to us, saving you the cost of a stamp.

The environment benefits from a reduction in the use of paper forms and envelopes.

We will email you with our decision - it's quicker than waiting for the post.

You can also log on to get the result of your application.