How secondary school places are decided
Each school has a set number of places for the school year, starting in September. If too many people apply, the school uses its admission rules to decide who gets a place.
You should put three schools on your application – if you put fewer, and miss out, you could have less choice about what school your child goes to.
Schools’ admission rules
Some schools use the Council’s rules; all places at these schools are decided in the same way.
Other schools use their own rules.
Secondary schools that use our rules
- City of Derby Academy
- The Bemrose School
- Da Vinci Academy
- Derby Moor Academy
- Lees Brook Community School
- Littleover Community School
- Murray Park School
- Noel Baker Academy
Schools that use their own admission rules
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