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Contact Mrs Karen Forrest (Headteacher)

01332 662323

Asterdale Primary School

Admissions to our school

 All children are welcome to come to Asterdale Primary School, whether they live in our catchment area or beyond.  We are happy to show prospective parents and children around our school.  Please either email ( or telephone the school office (013322 662323) to make an appointment if you would like to look round our school.

The Local Authority are the admission officers for our school and are responsible for co-ordinating all applications from parents and carers for school places.  If you want to apply for an infant, junior or primary school place in Derby, you need to make an application to Derby City Council.

If your child is due to start Reception in September 2020 or; they are currently in Year 2 at an Infant School and wish to transfer to us in 2020, you will need to apply for a school place.

You can make an application from 6th November 2019. The closing date for online applications is 15th January 2020. The National Offer Day for Infant and Junior applications is 16th April 2020.

The quickest and easiest way to apply is online. You can also apply by telephone on 01332 642730.

For all admissions please select the following link Primary School Admissions or:       

                    Derby City Council (School Admissions Team)

The Council House

Corporation Street



Tel:          01332 642730


School Admissions - Special Educational Needs

The admissions process for children with an Education Health Care Plan is different.  More information can be found on the Special Education Needs Assessment page within Derby City Council Admissions section.

School Admissions - Appeals

If your request for a school place is refused, this is usually because the school has received more applications than there are places available.  Derby City Council Admissions Team can give you more information on other schools that may have places available.

You can appeal the decision, however please check that your child has met all of the admission criteria before making an appeal.