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Admission Arrangements

Parents have a legal right to express a preference for which school they want their child to attend. This is not the same as being able to choose but means that if a parent expresses a preference for a particular school and there are places available, then a place should be offered at that school.

However, in law, there is no automatic right to place a child in any particular school and it may not always be possible to offer a place at a preferred school. When applying for a school place you must apply through the council covering the area in which you live, which may not be the same as where the school is.

Applying for a place at Wirksworth Junior School


If you would like to find more out more information about our school, and have a look round, please see our Open Days page for details of upcoming open events.

The closing date for Y3 intake to Wirksworth Junior School is Monday 15th January 2024.

If you have missed this,  you can still make an application using the in-year application facility on the Derbyshire County Council website, or you can request a form by calling 01629 537479, emailing, or applying through the Call Centre on 01629 533190

For admissions to Wirksworth Junior School during the year, please use the contact points above, or you can collect the necessary forms from the school office.