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We are now using Purple Mash from July 1st 2020 for all who will be in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 in September 2020. You can still find lots of activities, staff videos and more from our collection on this page, although this will not be updated at this point. If you need any help logging into Purple Mash, please email


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We have launched a smartphone app for our Academy to help with communication and keep you better informed. The app is free to download on iPhones, iPads and Android devices.

You can download the app by either searching in the relevant app store for 'Carlyle Infant Academy' or by using one of the following links:

Remember to allow 'Push Notifications' when you install the app, so you get a notice each time we add something to the website.

Contact Us

During the Covid19 Period and School Closure all contact should be made by email

Catherine Hitchcock / Tina Baskcomb / Kylie Harrison
Carlyle Infant and Nursery Academy, Carlisle Avenue, Littleover Derby DE23 3ES

Telephone: 01332 760369


Principal/Headteacher - Mrs Laura Besenzi

SENCO – Mrs Curtis

Early Birds and Night Owls Phone: 07395 941561

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Headteacher: Mrs Laura Besenzi NPQH BEd Hons

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