Whaley Bridge ER Primary School

Applying for Primary and Secondary School

Derbyshire County Council

All admission enquiries need to be made through the council directly. Please click on the below link to be directed. This link is for all new children to the school.

DCC Admissions Website

Information events for prospective parents

We love to welcome parents in to school for a tour, and you are welcome to call the school office to arrange to come and visit us. If Covid restrictions prevent a traditional tour we will work with you to find a suitable alternative which fits with the current Covid guidelines.

If you would like to register your interest in our School, please complete the following form: New Reception – register interest  and a member of the team will be in touch. If you have any problems submitting your details on the form, please email the School office on info@whaleybridge.derbyshire.sch.uk or call 01663 732354.

Applying for primary school places

If your child was born between 1 September 2017 and 31 August 2018 they will be eligible to start school in September 2022. You should apply for their infant or primary school place by 15th January 2022. You will be able to make your application from 9am on 9th November 2021.

 

If your child was born between 1 September 2014 and 31 August 2015 and is in their last year at infant school you should apply for their junior place by 15th January 2022. You will be able to make your application from 9am on 9th November 2021.

 

The application process is quick and easy. You can find more information about how to choose a school and apply for a place in the guide on the Derbyshire County Council Website:-

DCC: Applying for primary school places.

Applying for secondary school places

If your child was born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011 and is in their last year of primary school you should apply for their secondary school place by 31 October 2021.

 Applications open on Monday 13th September 2021.

All applications made on time receive equal consideration. They will start school in September 2022. If your child attends a school outside of Derbyshire which operates a different pattern of education and they are due to transfer to secondary school phase in September 2022, you should also make an application by 31 October 2021 and this information will also apply to you.

More information can be found on the Derbyshire County Council Website here:-

DCC: Secondary School Application Information

And also on the Derbyshire County Council leaflet here.

 Admissions Appeals

Appeals are handled through Derbyshire County Council.

More information can be found on their website here.

Handy School Information

Below is a list of documents that will assist you and your child before they start school with us. Please contact the school office if you have any further questions or queries.

Whaley Bridge Primary School Brochure

Ready for school information leaflet

Parent Hub - New Student Information