Parents urged to apply for schools

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PARENTS of Year Six pupils in Derbyshire are reminded there is still time to apply to Derbyshire Council for their place at secondary school.

The deadline for applications for children starting in September 2012 is midnight on Wednesday, October 31.

About 7,500 Year Six primary schoolchildren – who were born between September 1, 2001, and August 31, 2002 – will be sent information on the application process.

Applications can be done online in at

Alternatively, parents can complete a paper form, which they can obtain by emailing or by telephoning 01629 537499.

Once they are completed, parents can return their application forms to their child’s current school.