Transition to secondary school 2020/2021 - due to COVID 19 the planned Transition Programme and Parents' Information Evening will not go ahead as planned - further information will follow in due course.  Derbyshire County Council has now confirmed the Year 7 places for September.  If you have received confirmation of a place for your child for September 2020 please complete the online School Admission Form 2020/2021 below by 19 June 2020 .  Please also ensure that you read the Information for Parents document which contains information such as Terms Dates, School Day etc

- Online School Admission Form 2020/2021

- Information for Parents & Carers

Form 2 - Parental Consent for Schools/Setting to Administer Medicine

Form 6 - Request for Child to Carry His/Her Own Medicine

Should you wish to speak with a member of staff about your child's transition to The Bolsover School, please telephone 01246 822105 and ask to speak with Mr Lyne, Assistant Headteacher, or Miss Spence, Deputy Headteacher/SENCO.

If you are looking to secure a place at The Bolsover School for a child in Year 6 due to start in Year 7 the following September; then you need to apply through the Derbyshire County Council application process. Further information about this process can be found here.

If you are looking to apply for a place at our school for a child currently in Year 7 or above; please contact the school directly or complete an in-year admission application form.

You can use this link catchment area to find out your catchment school or click on the link below to see the area.

The Bolsover School’s normal catchment area


Admissions Policy:



If you would like to arrange a visit to The Bolsover School and meet with a member of the Senior Leadership please contact Mrs Whittaker, PA to the Executive Headteacher & Head of School, telephone 01246 822105 ext 11430 or email

Admission Appeals - Parents/Carers have the right to appeal if an application is refused.  Appeals should be submitted in writing to Mrs Whittaker or by email to:


Mooracre Lane

Bolsover, Derbyshire, 

S44 6XA

Tel: 01246 822105




Mr A Burns OBE

Executive Principal of The Redhill Academy Trust

Mr T Croft

Executive Headteacher

Mr M Hall

Head of School