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Admissions Policy


As a local authority-maintained school, all school admissions are processed by Leicestershire County Council’s school admissions team.  You can find all of the information you need on their webpage by clicking on the picture below.  All admissions are subject to the number of spaces available.


LCC school admissions (link)

School Catchment Area

For more information about our school on the Leicestershire County Council Website, click on the link below:

Desford Community Primary School (Link)

View this document for a map of the school's current catchment area:

Your Guide to Education in Leicestershire

Before applying for your child’s school place you should read the primary ‘Your Guide to Education’ booklet for the academic year you are applying for.  You can access the latest version of this booklet by clicking the picture below.



Applying for a place

Once you have read the 'Your Guide to Education' booklet, you should visit the page for applying for a school place by clicking on the picture below. 

Applying for a school place (Link)


- Deadline for September 2021 applications: 15th January 2021.

- Results for September 2021 applications: 16th April 2021

School Appeals

If your child has been refused a school place, you can appeal this decision on the following link:


Appeal a school place (link)

Leicestershire County Council Admission Policies

The most up to date admissions policies for Leicestershire schools can be found on the following link:

LCC Admissions Policies