Prior to the start of compulsory education, every child is entitled to receive three terms of funded early years education. Children in Becket Primary School Nursery are entitled to a part time place for a maximum of 15 hours per week. Some children are entitled to 30 hours if their parents meet the qualifying criteria. Find out more about Nursery Funded Hours.
They cannot usually join the Nursery until the start of the term which falls after their third birthday. Application forms can be obtained form the school office or Click Here To Open The Waiting List Form.
Apply for a Reception or junior transfer place at primary school
Find out more about the process for the school admissions arrangements for Derby:
Primary Admissions Handbook – Derby City Council’s handbook includes information on the number of places available at each school and a breakdown of the categories of children offered a place in previous years.
Most schools in Derby city have catchment area criteria. Children living in the catchment area are given a higher priority when places are offered.
The admissions process for children with a Statement of Special Needs or Education, Health and Care Plan is different. More information can be found on Derby City Council’s Special education needs assessment page.
The quickest and easiest way to apply is online. You can also apply by telephone on 01332 642730. Alternatively, you can request a paper application using the same telephone number.