‘Excelsior’ - Ever Upwards           

Principal: Leica Carter 


If you wish to consider applying for your child to attend our school, you are very welcome to visit.  The Principal will be happy to show you round and answer any questions you may have.  If you telephone the school office on 01246 850389 we will be happy to make an appointment for you.

Derbyshire County Council - the LA - co-ordinates the admissions to all Derbyshire Primary, Infant and Junior Schools.

Parents/carers must make their application via Derbyshire County Council website.  


For further details regarding Derbyshire Admissions please click the link below




Applying for a school place for September 2022

If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 they will be able to start school in September 2022. You should apply for their infant school place by 15th January 2022.

Click here to apply through Derbyshire County Council School Admissions:

Key Dates:

Applications available from: 8th November 2021

Closing Date: 15th January 2022

Offer Day: 16th April 2022


Click here for our admissions policy


Admissions Arrangements 2023/2024

The admissions arrangements can be found by the following link: Derbyshire school admission arrangements 2022 to 2023 

  • Applications open on 7 Nov 2022
  • The deadline application date for primary admissions for the September 2023 intake is midnight on 15 January 2023
  • The offer date for the September 2023 intake is 17 April 2023(National Offer Day)


Mid Term Applications

Temple Normanton Junior Academy participates in the Local Authority’s Co-ordinated Admission Scheme for in-year admissions. Details of the Co-ordinated Admission Scheme and how in year applications are managed can be seen at Changing schools - Derbyshire County