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Please go to the Derby City Council interactive map to see the catchment area in more detail.

If you want to apply for a school place at Chellaston Junior School, you will need to make an application to Derby City Council.

The Local Authority co-ordinate admissions for our school and are responsible for coordinationg all applications from parents for school places in our catchment area. If you want to apply for an infant, junior or primary school place in Derby, you need to make an application to Derby City Council.

We have a maximum intake of 128 pupils annually into Year 3 in September. Please note that if your child already attends Chellaston Infant School, this does not automatically give them a place in Year 3 at Chellaston Junior School. You must still apply through the Local Authority for your Year 3 place.

If you wish to enquire about an 'in year' place at Chellaston Junior School, please contact the Local Authority Admission Department who will advise you how to apply for any places that may be available.

Please read the Primary Admissions Handbook before making an application, a downloadable version is available from Derby City Council Primary Admissions Team.

Click this link to Derby City Council Primary School Admissions



Derby City Council
School Admissions Team
The Council House
Corporation Street
Tel: 01332 642727

Minicom: 01332 640666


If you wish to make an appeal because your child has not been allocated a space at Chellaston Junior School, please read our CJS Admissions Appeal Guidance and then complete the form CJS Admissions Appeal Form For Parents. If you would like to type your appeal onto a word document, please email the school office and request a copy and we'll be pleased to send it to you. Don't forget that we'll need the form hand signed before returning it to us.

Below you can see downloadable documents relating to Admissions and Appeals at Chellaston Junior School.