How and When to Apply

Derby Cathedral School is part of the Local Authority’s co-ordinated admissions. Therefore, our admissions, both In-Year and secondary transfer, i.e. Year 6 into Year 7, are handled by Derby City Council. If you would like to make an application, please follow the steps below.

The quickest and easiest way to apply is online Click here for the Synergy Parent Portal Website You can also apply by telephone on 01332 642727. Alternatively, you can download a paper application form and return it to Derby City Council or request a paper application form to be sent to you using the same telephone number.

If you would like to contact the school, please don't hesitate to do so via telephone 01332 325710 or email 

We will confirm arrangements for our 2020/21 open events in due course.

The deadline to apply for a place in Year 7 in September 2021 is October 31st 2020.

More detailed information about admissions is found under 'Admissions Arrangements'.

*In order for your application to be fully and correctly considered against our criteria, you must complete and return a Supplementary Information Form. This is found here*