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Details of our admissions policy, how to register your child at The Bolsover School

In Year Admissions

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

You can use this link catchment area to check your nearest catchment school or click on the link below to see the area or use the PDF at the bottom of the page to find The Bolsover School’s normal catchment area.

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 Headteacher:

tel: 01246 822105 ext 11430

Admission Appeals

Parents/Carers have the right to appeal if an application is refused. Appeals must be submitted within 20 school days of receipt of the decision letter.

Appeals should be submitted in writing to Mrs Whittaker or by email to:

Our full Admissions Policy can be found within our Documents and Policies page

Year 7 Intake September 2021 

We are currently oversubscribed for September 2021.  Late applications should be made by contacting Derbyshire County Council Admissions Team.

Admissions Appeal Timeline for September 2021

How to lodge an appeal

Please send a written request for an appeal to Mrs Whittaker, The Bolsover School, Mooracre Lane, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 6XA or email  The deadline for appeals is 29 March 2021

Appeals received after this deadline will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals, where possible, or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged with the school.

The appeal hearing

For applications made as part of the normal admissions round, Stage 1 & Stage 2 will be held on the same day.

Stage 1 Thursday 20 May 2021 – School’s case.  

The school's case will be presented in writing to parents in advance of the appeal meeting.  All parents who have lodged an appeal will be invited to submit questions to the school in advance of the appeal date.

Provided the independent appeals panel is satisfied that prejudice has been proven, individual appeals will then take place as follows.

Stage 2 Thursday  20 May 2021 – Parent’s case

Parents will be notified of the time for their individual appeal no less than 10 days before the hearing.  Individual hearings will take place throughout the day via ZOOM.

Parents will be notified in writing of the outcome of their appeal within 5 working days



In-year Admission Application Form 2020/21

School Admissions Form 2020/21 (only complete if a place has been approved)

Only to be completed if a place has been approved for your child 

Click here to complete the 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