Admission to School


For parents wishing to secure a place for their child at Scargill School in our Reception classes, you can apply online at  The process is fairly straightforward for those with internet access.  You need to apply by mid-January before your child is due to start school.


If you cannot access the internet, then you can apply by phone using CALL DERBYSHIRE on 08456 058058 (or 01629 533190).


For those who wish to move school during the school year then the process is the same apart from the fact that there is no set closing date.  If in doubt give us a ring at school on 0115 932 0005


Consultation on Scargill CE Primary School Admission Arrangements for September 2023   

Following the publication of the new School Admissions Code 2021 , the governing body of Scargill CE Primary School are currently consulting on the school admissions policy for September 2023. The admissions policy has been adapted to ensure we are fully compliant with the new School Admissions Code (2021) and there have been no changes to the school’s oversubscription criteria.

The consultation period will run from 29th November 2021 until 7th January 2022. During this time, individuals and organisations are invited to express their views and any concerns about the proposed admissions policy for Scargill CE Primary School.

The proposed Admissions Policy for the 2023/24 academic year is available above and also on our Policies page.

If you require a hard copy, please contact the school office on: 01159 320005.


In accordance with statutory DfE guidance, the consultation will run for at least six weeks and, as an interested party at Scargill CE Primary School, we are keen to hear your views; therefore, we invite you to participate in the consultation if you have any concerns regarding the matter.

All responses to the consultation should be made in writing and submitted before 12 noon on Friday 7th January 2022 to:


If you wish to submit any correspondence by hand or by post to the school, please mark the correspondence:



FAO DDAT Consultation Team,

C/O Scargill CE Primary School,

Beech Lane,

West Hallam,


DE7 6GU.

 Please note that all responses need to include your school’s name and should outline your personal details, including your name, address and relationship to the school.

At the end of the consultation period, the governing body will meet to consider responses. The outcome of the consultation will be published on the Scargill CE Primary School website as soon as possible following a decision being reached by the Local Governing Body. Hard copies of the final report will be made available on request to all respondents of the consultation.

If you wish to further discuss this matter, or anything mentioned, please contact: