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Admissions & appeals

How to apply for a place at St Giles C of E Primary School


Parents considering applying for a place are warmly encouraged to make an appointment with the school office to visit the school. DDAT is the Admissions Authority for school. To apply for a place for your child at St. Giles CE Primary you will need to contact the Local Authority: Derbyshire Admissions


Admissions process


Parents/carers considering application to St Giles are most welcome to visit the school by appointment. Please contact Mrs Bednall in the school office to arrange your visit. We look forward to meeting you!


Parents who wish their children to be join St. Giles must make their application directly to the Derbyshire Local Authority. Their telephone number for initial contact is 01629 533190. Follow this link.


Published Admissions Number (PAN)


Our published admissions number is 20

Appeal Deadlines


The School Admission Appeals Code 2012 at Section 2.1 states that appeals for applications made in the normal admissions round, which in this case is Reception and Junior applications for September 2024/25, must be heard within 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals. 


Timescales for appeals being heard


For decisions notified on National Offer Day, appeals must be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals.


For decisions relating to late applications notified after the National Offer Days, appeals should be heard with 40 school days from the deadline for lodging appeals where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.


  • Parents will be given 10 school days’ notice of the date and arrangement of the appeals hearing.
  • The deadline by which the appellant must submit any further evidence is 6 days prior to the appeals hearing.
  • Admission authorities must submit their evidence 5 school days prior to the appeal hearing.
  • The clerk will send out the appeal papers at least 5 school days prior to the appeal hearing.
  • The clerk will notify the appellant of the decision within 5 school days of the appeal hearing.


Further details are available on Derbyshire's website: School admission appeals - Derbyshire County Council