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Admission Procedures and Policy

Darley Churchtown has a one point entry system. This means that pupils enter school in the September before their fifth birthday. Parents / carers considering application to Darley Churchtown are most welcome to visit the school by appointment.  Please contact Mrs Theakston in the school office to arrange your visit. We look forward to meeting you!


To apply for a place for your child at Darley  Churchtown you will need to visit the  Derbyshire County Council website below and complete an online application. 

Appeal Process

Parents wishing to appeal when a school place has been refused for a child should write to:-

Mrs Kate Bussell
Chair of Governors
c/o Darley Churchtown Primary School
Church Road

Darley Dale

Envelopes should be clearly marked "APPEAL".

Arrangements will then be made for an independent panel to consider the appeal. Appeals must be made within 20 days of receiving notification of the refusal of a place from the Local Authority and are usually heard within 6 school weeks (exclusive of school holidays).

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