School Admissions

If you would like to apply for a place at Bamford Academy, please use the following link to the admissions section of  Rochdale Metro Borough Council (RMBC).

School Admissions


School Admission Appeals timetable

Below are the dates for appealing a decision for the September 2019 entry.

School type

Offer date

Appeals to be lodged by

Appeals to be heard by (within 40 school days)


1 March 2019

5 April 2019

25 June 2019


16 April 2019

22 May 2019

9 September 2019 (it is hoped that all on time appeals will be heard prior to schools breaking up for summer holidays on 19th July 2019)

If your appeal is received on time then it will be heard within the dates outlined above.

Appeals lodged after these dates will be heard within 40 school days of the appeal deadline or within 30 school days of being lodged, whichever is the later date.

Appeals for in year transfers 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 2019/20


Bamford Academy Admissions Policy for 2020/21


Bamford Academy Admissions Policy for 2021/22