Year 7 Admissions for September 2021 are Now Open!

Applications close on 31st October 2020. We have been oversubscribed for the last 5 years so apply now to avoid missing out.

Join us for our Live Open Evening Event and Q&A with Kevin Gritton (Headteacher) and our Head Boy and Girl on Thursday 1st October 2020 at 6pm-7pm.

A link for this event will be available on the day here.

To apply visit Derby City Schools Admissions

You must also complete the  Supplementary Form – 2021-2022 with all applications. These must be returned to Ruth Derby at together with a copy of a Baptism certificate if you are of the Catholic faith, or any further evidence of faith/worship to support your application.

For the most up to date information regarding our admission process please follow us on;

Twitter @StBenedictDerby or

Facebook – Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy.

Further information regarding our alternative Open Evening Event which takes place on 1st October 2020 will follow shortly.

Apply to join us today and give your child the chance to Be the BEST they can be!

Admissions Policy – 2021-2022

Supplementary Form – 2021-2022


Current Years 7-11

Applications should be made in the first instance to your local city council.  Please contact Derby City Council Admissions department on 01332 642726 for further information, or visit:

For Derbyshire County Council Admissions department, please phone 01629 537477.

The supplementary form should also be completed and this should be returned to Pat Houghton, Admissions Officer, at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy, Duffield Road, Darley Abbey, Derby, DE22 1JD, along with proof of baptism/clergy statement (if applicable).

Admissions Policy – 2019-2020

Supplementary Form – 2019-2020


Sixth Form Admissions 

Please click here to be redirected to the Sixth Form page.


Appeals Timetables

School Admissions Code – School Appeals Timetable

School Admissions Code – School Appeals Timetable – Late Applications

School Admissions Code – School Appeals Timetable – Late Appeals