Secondary school place letters

THOUSANDS of letters will be sent by Derbyshire County Council next week to tell parents which secondary school their child has been offered a place at.

The authority will send out letters on March 1 making offers of secondary school places to 7,722 Derbyshire children. Overall 99.8 per cent have been offered a place at one of their three preferred schools.

Parents who have applied for places at infant, primary or junior schools for their child will be notified by letter on April 30. Anyone who has not already made an application should do so urgently by using the late application facility at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/admissions, Call Derbyshire on 08456 058 058 to give application details over the phone or ring the admissions team on 01629 537499.