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Consultation on All Saints CE Federation Admission Arrangements for September 2023   

Following the publication of the new School Admissions Code 2021 , The governing body of  All Saints CE Federation are currently consulting on the school admissions policy for September 2023. The admissions policy has been adapted to ensure we are fully compliant with the new School Admissions Code (2021) and there have been no changes to the school’s oversubscription criteria.

The consultation period will run from 29th November 2021 until 7th January 2022. During this time, individuals and organisations are invited to express their views and any concerns about the proposed admissions policy for All Saints CE Federation.

Pdf copies of the proposed Admissions Policy for the 2023/24 academic year are available to download below.


If you require a hard copy, please contact the school office on 01629 582913 (Infants: Option 1/ Juniors Option 2).


In accordance with statutory DfE guidance, the consultation will run for at least six weeks and, as an interested party at All Saints CE Federation, we are keen to hear your views; therefore, we invite you to participate in the consultation if you have any concerns regarding the matter.

All responses to the consultation should be made in writing and submitted before 12 noon on Friday 7th January 2022 to:


If you wish to submit any correspondence by hand or by post to the school, please mark the correspondence:



FAO DDAT Consultation Team,

C/O All Saints CE Infant School,

Dimple Road,





FAO DDAT Consultation Team,

C/O All Saints CE Junior School,

Hurds Hollow,





Please note that all responses need to include your school’s name and should outline your personal details, including your name, address and relationship to the school.

At the end of the consultation period, the governing body will meet to consider responses. The outcome of the consultation will be published on the All Saints CE Federation website as soon as possible following a decision being reached by the Local Governing Body. Hard copies of the final report will be made available on request to all respondents of the consultation.

If you wish to further discuss this matter, or anything mentioned, please contact:

How to apply to join All Saints' CE Federation 

Parents / carers considering application to All Saints' are most welcome to visit the school by appointment. Derby Diocesan Academy Trust is the Admissions Authority for school.To apply for a place for your child at All Saints' you will need to contact the Local Authority




Admissions process


Parents who wish their children to be admitted to All Saints' must make their application directly to the Derbyshire Local Authority. Their telephone number for initial contact is 01629 533190. Follow this link (or copy and paste into your browser) for further information about applying for a school place, and to apply online. 


Please remember that parents need to apply for children to join the Infant school and then reapply to join the Junior school.


Further information can be found in our Admissions Policy which is available online.


Pupil Admission Number


All Saints' is able to admit 60 children per year.


Infant Class Size Regulations


Infant classes of 5, 6 and 7 year olds may not, by law, contain more than 30 pupils with a single qualified teacher. Parents/carers do have a right of appeal in accordance with the Infant Class Size Regulations if the school is oversubscribed and their child is refused a place.


Admissions and Oversubscription Criteria


Please follow the link below for information on the admissions criteria: 


Derbyshire County Council can provide details of the oversubscription criteria on: 01629 533190




An independent panel will be constituted to hear Admissions Appeals. The Derby Diocesan Academy Trust will arrange appeal hearings for either school in All Saints' CE Federation. Parents should lodge their appeal within 20 days with DCC, who will pass it on to DDAT to arrange a hearing within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging an appeal (School Admission Appeals Code Section 2).


Waiting Lists

Parents whose children have not been offered their preferred school in the normal admissions round will be added to their preferred school’s waiting list. Waiting lists for admission will normally remain open until the end of the Autumn Term in the admission year but schools may maintain waiting lists after this date and for year groups other than the intake year. Please contact the school to request further details.


Waiting lists are ranked in the same order as the over subscription criteria listed below. Your child’s position on the waiting list may change. This means that a child’s waiting list position during the year could go up or down.


Any late applications will be added to the list in accordance with the over subscription criteria. Inclusion on a school’s waiting list does not mean that a place will eventually become available.

Our catchment area

Applying to join our Junior school in September 2019

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Our presentation to Year 2 parents.

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