Our admissions  for Reception, Year 1 to 6 are handled by Derby City Council. Further details and the admissions handbook are available on-line at by calling the Admissions team on 01332 642729.



We have a 104 place nursery, the admissions applications are managed by the school   Nursery children who gain a place attend either 5 mornings or 5 afternoons a week. We have a limited number of full time places which have to be paid for. We also have limited number of two and half days places.

For further information and an application form please contact the school office.

Applying for Reception Class Intake September 2017 (for those children reaching their 5th birthday by 31st August in the next school year)

This is managed by Derby City Council. You can make your application from 4th November 2016 onwards. Closing date for application 15th January 2017.

We have an admissions limit of 90 children into our Reception Year and the school is normally over-subscribed. There are short tours of the school during November and December when you will have the opportunity see the classrooms and other facilities. Please call the school office on 01332 571485 from October onwards to book a visit.



To apply for a place at Lakeside you must contact the Derby City Council Admission  and complete a prerferred choice of school form. For more information please contact Derby City Council Admissions on 01332 642729 or alternatively see the Derby City Council website.

Website Link:Derby City Council Admissions

All families must apply for a place in our reception classes even if their child attends our nursery. Details are sent out and can also be obtained from the office, this system is managed by the Local Authority (LA), not the school.

We serve the Wilmorton area as well as the Brighton Road and Baker Street area of Crewton and Alvaston all within Derby.



When children are in Year 6 families apply for a place at secondary school. In the past children from our school have successfully applied to:

Noel-Baker Community, Merrill College, St Benedict’s (Catholic), Landau Forte, West Park Community, Murray Park Community, Da Vinci College, St Giles, St Martin’s & Bemrose Community.  This system is also managed by the LA not our school but we will assist where we can in the process of application.

Contact Us

Lakeside Community Primary School
London Road
DE24 8UY
Telephone: 01332 571485


If you would like a paper copy of the information on our website please contact the school office.