How to apply for your child to attend Bamford Primary School

Parents are warmly invited to contact the school to have a tour of the school or an individual appointment with the Headteacher Mrs. Gemmell. Please contact the school office by Tel :  01433 651267 or email:


All applications for admission to Bamford Primary School should be made to Derbyshire County Council and we are open for and have spaces available for new applications.

You can apply online at:

Derbyshire County Council School Admissions

You can also apply by telephone by ringing Call Derbyshire on 08456 058 058. Alternatively call the Admissions and Appeals Team on 01629 537499 for a paper application form (Form AF5) to be sent to you.

We welcome visits, from parents, considering applying for a place for your child/children, please feel free to contact the school and arrange an informal visit if this would be helpful. 

Our current Published Admissions Number (PAN) is 20.

New starters information and forms pack linked here

DCC web-page for Free School Meal Applications linked here

Bamford Pre-School

Bamford Pre-school is a small and friendly playgroup for children aged 2-4 years old, located in the Methodist School Rooms in Bamford. This is run as a separate organisation, and contact details can be found on their website:


page last updated on 17/01/2024


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