Our school is now closed for the summer holidays. All students return to St Joseph’s on Monday 6th September 2021.
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Prospective Parents


Thank you for your interest in St Joseph's Catholic Academy.  Please see the Prospective Parents section of our website for more information and an introduction to our school.  The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, of which St Joseph's is part of, have adopted the 2021-22 Primary and Secondary policies for the Nottingham Diocese Catholic Schools together with the Supplementary Information Form that will be used with the application process. Further details can be found at:

Current Academic Year

If you are interested in your child starting at St Joseph's please call us on 01629 583616 to discuss arrangements.  You will need to contact Derbyshire County Council to apply for an in-year school place - please use the following link:

Applications for EYFS children, September 2021

Parents can apply online via Derbyshire Admissions from November 9th 2020, for their Reception child to begin school in September 2021.  Please follow the link below to the Derbyshire Admissions website.  All primary school offers will be sent to parents on National Offer Day which will be April 16th 2021.


You will also need to complete the supplementary form and return this directly to St Joseph's.  This can be found by following the link below to our Trust Admissions page.


If you have any questions regarding your child joining our Reception class in September 2021, please contact us on 01629 583616 and we will be happy to help.

Parish Boundaries

Below are the parish boundaries that apply to our admission policy.

Appeals Process

Please find below information on the appeals process. Any appeal relating to admissions should be made by letter to the School postal or email address.