Children should normally be aged between 4 and 5 years old on the 1 September in the year of entry. Applications for a place at the Academy MUST be made via the Local Authority in which you live. For most applicants this will be to Derby City Council.

Even though the Academy is an independent organisation, there are no fees to pay.

You can find out more about our admissions procedure in the documents below:

To apply for a place at the Academy please visit the Derby City Council website below: