Secondary Intake Admission

Applications for places at Heanor Gate Spencer Academy must be made through the local authority central admissions. Application forms should be issued through primary schools, or are available from your home local authority. For Derbyshire they are available here. Online applications can also be made from this website.


Catchment Area

Our main catchment area includes those students who live within the catchment areas of:

  • Coppice Primary
  • Horsley Woodhouse Primary
  • Howitt Primary
  • Loscoe Primary
  • Morley Primary
  • Mundy Junior
  • Richardson Endowed Primary


To find out whether your home is within our catchment area use the ‘Find your normal area secondary school‘ from Derbyshire County Council.

In addition to students from our normal area, the local authority has in recent years also allocated places to students from Breadsall, Codnor, Ilkeston, Langley Mill, Oakwood, Spondon and surrounding villages.

This information is provided as a guide for parents and does not indicate an offer of a place. All places are allocated centrally by the local authority and all enquiries and appeals about the admissions process should be directed to your home local authority.

In Year Transfers

If you wish to apply for an in-year transfer please either download and return the relevant application form below or contact the Admissions Officer directly.

Please refer to our ‘Admissions Policy‘ for full details of all admissions, admissions criteria and special circumstances.

Tours of the school are available on request if you wish to see our facilities – please contact our main reception.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email