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 prospective parents in to school for a tour, please contact the School office for more information on info@whaleybridge.derbyshire.sch.uk or call 01663 732354.

Applying for primary school places

If your child was born between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020 they will be eligible to start school in September 2024. You should apply for their infant or primary school place by 15th January 2024. You will be able to make your application from 9am on 6th November 2023.

 

If your child was born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017 and is in their last year at infant school you should apply for their junior place by 15th January 2024. You will be able to make your application from 9am on 6th November 2023.

 

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 2012 and 31 August 2013 and is in their last year of primary school you should apply for their secondary school place by 31 October 2023.

 Applications open on Monday 11th September 2023.

All applications made on time receive equal consideration. They will start school in September 2024. 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 2024, you should also make an application by 31 October 2023 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

 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

New Parents Presentation