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Gorseybrigg Primary School and Nursery


Nursery places

Applications for a nursery place should be made directly to the school. An application for admission to our nursery can be obtained from our reception or you can download a copy here.

Key Stages 1 and 2

Applications for your child to attend Gorseybrigg should be made through Derbyshire County Council (please follow the link for further information).

If your child was born between 1 September 2018 and 31 August 2019 they will be eligible to start school in September 2023. The admissions process is now closed however please see the Derbyshire County Council website for more information.

Parents were emailed confirmation of their child's school place on 15th April by Derbyshire County Council.

For applications to move to the school 'in-year' (for example if you are moving to the area) please use this link.

A place for your child?

For children due to start in September 2023 we are holding an open evening on Wednesday 5th October from 5.30pm. Please come along and feel free to bring your child. Meet the headteachers and teachers and have a tour around our wonderful school.  It will be an opportunity to see what we have to offer and to meet the reception teacher, Mrs Kirkwood, and the headteacher, Mrs Thornton.   

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email us at

Admissions and Attendance Registers

Admissions Policy


School admission arrangements

Admission and selection criteria is controlled by Derbyshire County Council.

Derbyshire County Council admissions appeal guidance

Secondary Admissions

If your child is in Year 6 you should apply for their secondary school place between 14th September 2021 and 31st October 2022.  Please see the Derbyshire County Council Secondary Admissions page for more information.