Calver Crescent, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S43 3LY

01246 472798

St Joseph's Catholic and Church of England Primary School

With the Love of God we learn, grow and achieve.



Admissions are dealt with through Derbyshire County Council.


You can contact their offices in Matlock on 01629 580000 for further information, including arrangements for applications, selection and oversubscription.  You can also access the Derbyshire County Council webpage for school admissions or view the document how to apply for Primary school. Click here for more information


We encourage all new pupils and prospective parents to come and have a tour of our school.  It is important that you pick the right school for your child.




Admissions Policy 2023/24

Admissions Policy 2024/25

Admissions Policy 2025/26

Supplementary Information Form 

Nursery Admissions

We offer both 15 and 30 hour provision

We accept children into our nursery from the term after they turn 3, as this is when they qualify for government funding. We can however accept them a term earlier if  your child is elligible for 2 year old funding or you can choose to pay for them to come a term earlier if they don't qualify.

An 'expression of interest form' needs completing and this is available from Mrs White in the school office or it can be downloaded using the link below.

Nursery Application

Nursery charging policy 

Funding Information

All children are entitled to 15 hours of funding for a nursery place the term after they turn 3. In addition to this some parents may be eligible for funding for an additional 15 hours, to check eligibility use the link below.


If you do not qualify for additional funding but would like your child to attend more than 15 hours you are able to pay for additional sessions (subject to availability), just ask at the school office. We are also registered to accept payments from the government ‘Childcare Choices’ tax-free childcare scheme (for working parents) and The Childcare Grant Payment Service (for students). More information on each of these can be found using the following links.