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The Local Authority are the admission officers 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 45 pupils annualy in September. Please note that if your child already attends Foundation Stage 1 at our school this does not automatically give them a place in Foundation Stage 2. You must still apply through the Local Authority for your Foundation Stage 2 place.

If you wish to enquire about an 'in year' place at Homefields Primary, 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


Primary School Admissions
The Council House
Corporation Street
Tel: 01332 642729

Minicom: 01332 640666

Appeal Deadline 2018-19


The School Admission Appeals Code 2012 at section 2.1 includes a deadline for lodging appeals which allows appellants at least 20 days from the date of notification that their application was unsuccessful, to prepare and lodge their written appeal.


It also states that appeals for applications made in the normal admissions round appeal, must be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals.


With these dates in mind and for your information, Derby City Council has set the following dates for its appeal closing dates and hearings:


Monday 16 April 2018 - National Offer Day.

Tuesday 15 May 2018 - Closing date for all Reception and Junior Transfer intake appeals.

Tuesday 17 July 2018 - All on-time appeals for Reception and Junior Transfer intake must have been heard.