Admissions Information

Pupils receive expert help to gain the reading and writing skills they need to do well in all subjects. As a result, pupils make good progress

There is much joy in this school. Pupils value their teachers, and the rich and diverse community in which they learn

Teachers take account of individual pupils’ needs in their good lesson planning. They make sure that pupils, even those who arrive at unusual points in the school year, are quickly assimilated and make good progress

Teaching is strong in the sixth form. Teachers are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects. They show great commitment. Students are fulsome in their praise of the impact their teachers have had on their future education

Lessons are characterised by strong and positive relationships between pupils and teachers. Teachers know pupils well. Often teachers target the learning that individual pupils need because they know them so well

In key stages 1 and 2 teachers plan many opportunities for pupils to deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills.

The Bemrose School is a Foundation Trust School (3-19) with enhanced resource facilities for autistic students (11-16). It does not select on the basis of ability.

Primary and Secondary Admissions

Applications for a place at The Bemrose School should be made by stating the school as a preference on the common application form available from Derby City Education authority. This common application form must be returned to Derby City Council, not the school, by the closing date.

Information about our Primary phase admissions process is available on the link below:

Information about our Secondary phase admissions process is available on the link below:

Post 16 Admissions

The Bemrose School provides a range of courses in Year 12 and Year 13 at both Level 2 and Level 3.

Where Level 2 courses are offered the entry requirements for these courses are a minimum of 3 GCSE passes at grade 3, GCSE retake classes in English and Mathematics are available if GCSE grade 4 has not been achieved.

The entry requirements for Level 3 courses, in the majority of cases are a minimum of 5 GCSE passes at a minimum of Grade 4 (Grade C for Legacy qualifications). There is the opportunity to retake GCSE English and Mathematics. Students must choose a programme consisting of 3 A Level courses or vocational equivalents.

Details of our available courses can be found here and the Bemrose Post 16 application form is available by clicking here.

The closing date for applications for Post 16 courses is February half-term although late applications will be accepted if there are spaces and entry requirements are predicted to be met.

Please forward completed applications to Mr M Wesley at The Bemrose School, Uttoxeter New Road, Derby DE22 3HU.