School Admissions


Late Applications for Reception Foundation Stage places at Bamford Academy are now being considered for September 2022.

Give your child the best start in life by joining us at our multi-award winning Academy.

‘Academy of the Year’ 2 years running – iStudy

‘Most Caring Primary Establishment’ -Greater Manchester – Education and training Awards 2020.

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Please see our 2 mile radius catchment area here.

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School Admissions

School Admission Appeals timetable – 2022

The deadline for lodging your primary school admission appeal is midnight, Friday, 20 May 2022.

  • If you submit your appeal before the deadline, your appeal will be heard by Friday, 22 July 2022.
  • If you submit your appeal after the deadline, your appeal will be heard as soon as is practicable and you will receive 14 days’ notice of the date and time of your appeal.

Late applications: if you applied late, you must submit your appeal within 28 days of the date you were notified your application was unsuccessful.

Further information about appeals can be found here :

Appeals for In Year Transfer Applications will continue to be heard within 30 school days of receipt of the appeal.

You will be sent notification of your appeal hearing along with a copy of the school’s case at least 10 school days in advance of the hearing.

If you wish to submit further evidence which was not included with your initial appeal, you must ensure that we receive it at least 5 working days before the hearing date. Any additional evidence or information received after this date might not be considered at the appeal hearing.


Bamford Academy Admissions Policy for 2021/2022

Bamford Academy Admissions Policy for 2022/2023