Admission Arrangements

Fritchley Church of England Aided Primary & Nursery School

Parents wishing to apply for a place at the school should contact the local authority:

Tel: 01629 580000 (ask for Primary Schools Admissions Department)
Apply for a school place on the Derbyshire County Council website.

If you would like to apply for a place in year 1-6, select the changing schools section of the Derbyshire County Council website.


Consultation on Fritchley CofE (Aided) Admission Arrangements for September 2025

Following the publication of the new School Admissions Code 2021 , the governing body of Fritchley CofE (Aided) Primary and Nursery 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). There have been changes to the school’s oversubscription criteria and the following has been removed at the request of the Derby Diocese Board of Education:

· Children whose parents request a place on religious grounds

The consultation period commenced on the 23rd November to 4th January. During this time, individuals and organisations are invited to express their views and any concerns about the proposed admissions policy for Fritchley CofE (Aided) Primary and Nursery School.  In accordance with statutory DfE guidance, the consultation will run for at least six weeks and, as an interested party at of Fritchley CofE (Aided) Primary and Nursery 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.

The proposed Admissions Policy for the 2025/26 academic year is available to download at the bottom of this page.

If you require a hard copy, please contact the school office on: 01773 852216


All responses to the consultation should be made in writing and submitted before 12 noon on Thursday 4th January 2024: Admissionsconsultation@ddat.org.uk.


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 Fritchley CofE (Aided) Primary and Nursery School, Church St, Fritchley, Belper, DE56 2FQ


Please note that all responses need to include your 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 Fritchley CofE (Aided) Primary and Nursery 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, please contact: Admissionsconsultation@ddat.org.uk.