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:

Transition to secondary school 2020/2021

Year 6 students who are allocated a place in Year 7 will be invited to attend a week long Transition Programme.  This will give students an opportunity to experience life at secondary school.  The planned Transition Programmme for 2019/2020 is week commencing 6 July 2020.  Parents/Carers and students will be invited to an Information Evening on 4 June 2020.

Logo Leisurewear,the school's uniform supplier, will be holding a number uniform sales events during the summer term - dates and details to follow.

Year 5 Taster Day 2020/2021

Students are invited to visit The Bolsover School for a Taster Day on 29 June 2020.


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