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PAN: The agreed PAN for FS2 (Reception) in September 2024 at Temple Normanton Junior Academy is 20

How to Apply for a Primary School Place

Parents of children resident in Derbyshire MUST apply via Derbyshire Authority. However, for a looked after child, the application must be submitted by the social worker via the Local Authority responsible for the child’s care rather than the foster carer. Derbyshire Authority operates an online admissions service to enable parents to submit an application for their preferred school(s) via the Authority’s website:

In-year Admissions

Transferring school during the School Year Any application for an in-year school transfer should be made via the Local Authority Admissions Team in the first instance. The Local Authority will co-ordinate in-year transfers for the admissions authority, Temple Normanton Junior Academy. Further information and the relevant application form is available on the Local Authority website:

Parents who are unable to apply online or would simply prefer to complete a paper application form can contact the Admissions Team to request a paper copy. Telephone 01629 537479 or email:

School Admissions Code 2021 

The Local Governing Body / Trust Board of an Academy is the Admissions Authority for their school. We follow the Derbyshire Admissions Policy.  Places will be allocated using the admissions criteria coordinated by the Local Authority, which can be found by following this link Places will be offered by Derbyshire Local Authority on behalf of the Governing Body /Trustees.

For further information on Derbyshire admission and appeal arrangements, please follow the link below:

The Local Authority parent’s guide to primary admissions is a guide for parents/carers to the admissions process.  Parents/carers are strongly advised to read the guide and familiarise themselves with the process and the admission criteria given below prior to submitting their application. The parent’s guide to primary admissions is available online:

Nursery Admissions

Admission Criteria

  • Any parent/carer can apply for a place for their 3-4 year old child in the FS1 provision – we are an inclusive academy.
  • The FS1 provision at Temple Normanton Junior Academy has 13 full-time equivalent nursery places. Both part-time      (15 hours) and full-time (30 hours) place are available.
  • Should the FS1 provision reach full capacity, further admissions will be kept on a waiting list. Children on a waiting list will be admitted starting with the eldest child/ren first. 

Applications for a Nursery place are submitted via this link  or by telephoning the school office on 01246 850389. Once we received  your application form, we will contacted you to confirm details. 

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