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Admission Arrangements

If you would like your child to attend our school, please see full details of our admission arrangements below.


If you would like a modified or enlarged paper copy of any of the documents below,  please do not hesitate to contact the administration team in the school office.


Church application forms are available from the school office or can be downloaded below.


Please see our policies section for our most up to date Admissions policy. 

Consultation on St James’ CE Junior School Admission Arrangements for September 2025


Following the publication of the new School Admissions Code 2021 , the governing body of St James’ CE Junior School are currently consulting on the school admissions policy for September 2025. The admissions policy has been adapted to ensure we are fully compliant with the new School Admissions Code (2021). 


The consultation period will commence on 2nd October and will run until 24th November 2023. During this time, individuals and organisations are invited to express their views and any concerns about the proposed admissions policy for St James’ CE Junior School. The proposed Admissions Policy for the 2025/26 academic year is available to download here:



If you require a hard copy, please contact the school office on  01332 854986.


In accordance with statutory DfE guidance, the consultation will run for at least six weeks and, as an interested party at St James’ CE Junior School, we are keen to hear your views; therefore, we invite you to participate in the consultation if you have any concerns regarding the matter. 


All responses to the consultation should be made in writing and submitted before 12 noon on Friday 24th November 2023 to:


If you wish to submit any correspondence by hand or by post to the school, please mark the correspondence:
FAO DDAT Consultation Team,
C/O St James’ CE Junior School,
Reginald Street,
DE23 8FQ.


Please note that all responses need to include the school’s name and should outline your personal details, including your name, address and relationship to the school.


At the end of the consultation period, the governing body will meet to consider responses. The outcome of the consultation will be published on the St James’ CE Junior School website as soon as possible following a decision being reached by the Local Governing Body. Hard copies of the final report will be made available on request to all respondents of the consultation. 


If you wish to further discuss this matter, or anything mentioned in this letter, please contact:


If you wish to appeal against a decision regarding school placements, further information, including how to appeal and a timetable of appeals, can be found by visiting the Derby City Council website or by clicking here

Church Application Form

Primary Admissions Handbook