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St Joseph's Catholic Academy'Live Like Jesus'

Welcome toSt Joseph's Catholic Academy'Live Like Jesus'


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 2020-21 and 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 arrange a tour of the school.  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.

Applications for Reception Class 2020


The application window for a place in the Reception class 2020 has now closed and offers will be sent to parents on National Offer Day which this year is on April 16th 2020. If you wish to make a late application please contact Derbyshire Admissions by following the link below to the Derbyshire website. Alternatively, you can ring Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190.  You can review our admission arrangements by following the link above to the Saint Ralph Sherwin website.  You will also need to complete the supplementary form and return this directly to St Joseph's.

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.