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Are you thinking of choosing The Bolsover School for your child? Here at The Bolsover School, we understand that deciding where to further your child’s education is a big decision for parents and carers. If you are considering sending your child to The Bolsover School and would like to visit us to see the school 'in action', please contact the PA to the Headteacher on 01246 822105 ext. 7150 or email to organise a tour with one a member of our Senior Leadership Team. If you are unable to attend an in-person tour, then please check out our virtual tour to see what The Bolsover School has to offer and explore our website!


In Year Admissions 

The Bolsover School co-ordinates all in-year admission applications.  Applications for Year 7 are co-ordinated by the Local Authority until 31 December each year, after that time applications become in-year admissions.  

If you are looking to apply for a place in at The Bolsover School please complete our online in-year admission application form (found at the bottom of this page).

Parents/Carers will be notified of the decision within no more than 15 school days.  

If you would like to arrange a visit to The Bolsover School or require more information about the in-year application process please contact the PA to the Headteacher Tel 01246 822105 ext 7150 or email

Admission Appeals

If an application for an in-year place has been refused parents/carers have the right to appeal this decision. Appeals must be submitted within 20 school days of receipt of the decision letter. Appeals should be submitted in writing to the PA to the Headteacher or by email to: 

Year 7 Intake September 2023

Applications for Year 7 places for September 2023 should be made to the Admissions & Transport Team at Derbyshire County Council Tel: 01629 533190 from 8am to 6pm on Monday to Friday and from 9:30am to 4pm on Saturdays.

Admissions Application Timeline - September 2023

  • Week commencing 5 September 2022 – information on application process distributed to all Year 6 children.
  • Monday 12 September 2022 – online and telephone application facilities open.
  • Midnight 31 October 2022 – closing date for submission of applications
  • Wednesday 1 March 2023 – National Offer day. Decision available online and letters posted second class where appropriate.
  • Wednesday 22 March 2023 - Deadline for admission appeals.  Appeals should be made in writing to The Headteacher's PA, The Bolsover School, Mooracre Lane, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 6XA or by email to
  • Admission appeal hearings to be held on Wednesday 10 May 2023
  • 31 December 2023 – waiting lists ceases to be maintained by the Admissions and Transport Team

Please see below copies of our Admissions Policy for the academic year 2022/2023, 2023/2024 which include our Oversubscription Criteria. The policies can also be found within our Documents and Policies Page


School Registration Form (only complete if a school place has been approved)

In-year Admission Application Form 

Parental Consent for staff at The Bolsover School to Administer Medicine

Consent form: Use of emergency salbutamol inhaler

Request for Child to Carry Their Own Medicine

Students with Allergies/Special Diets Form