The details below relate to our admissions process for Year 7 students only. If you would like more information on applying for a place for Sixth Form (Year 12) then please see the Application Process page of our Sixth Form section.
Students should normally be aged between 11 and 12 years on the 1 September in the year of entry. Applications for a place at the College MUST be made via the Local Authority in which you live. For most applicants this will be to Derby City Council.
Even though the Academy is an independent organisation, there are no fees to pay.
You can find out more about our admissions procedure and our oversubscription criteria for Year 7 below:
For more information about applying for a Year 7 place at the College please visit the Derby City Council’s website: