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In-Year Applications

How to apply:

In-Year Applications

Alvaston Moor Academy is for students aged 11-16 and our standard pupil admissions number for year 7 entry is 210, with an operational PAN of 180 for years 8-11.

Admission Criteria

Link to:

If you have moved address, just arrived in Derby, or if you wish to change your child’s school, applications for a place should be made to Derby City Education Authority stating Alvaston Moor Academy as a preference on the common application form.  You can find out more details on how to do this by following the link below:

Apply for a secondary school transfer – Derby City Council

Derby City Education Authority In-Year application form:

In-year School Transfer Application | Derby City Council

For in-year applications to Alvaston Moor Academy please contact:

Derby City Council,
Children and Young People,
School Admissions Section,
The Council House,
Corporation Street,

Tel: 01332 642697

If you are struggling to access the above please do not hesitate to contact the Academy on 01332 576 777 and we will be happy to help you further.

You can contact us before making an application to find if we have places available in your child’s year group.

If a place is available and there is no waiting list then a place will be offered to the applicant. If more applications are received than there are places available then applications will be refused and will be ranked in accordance with the over subscription criteria for the relevant year. Applications that are refused are entitled to appeal to an independent appeal panel.

Year 7 September 2024 Intake

How to apply:

If you want to apply for the intake year of a secondary school starting in September 2024, you can make an application from 14 September 2023. The closing date for online applications is 31 October 2023. If the closing date has passed you can still apply however any applications made after the deadline date will be classed as late and will be considered after all on-time applications.

The quickest and easiest way to apply is online at

Apply for a year 7 place for September 2024 – Derby City Council

You can also apply by telephone on 01332 642350. Alternatively, you can download an application form and return it to Derby City Council or request a paper application form to be sent to you using the same telephone number. For September 2024 entry, the National Offer day is 1st March 2024.

Contact Us

Alvaston Moor Academy
Bracken's Lane
DE24 0AN

Tel: 01332 576777

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