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Headteacher’s Welcome

Welcome to the website of Belper School & Sixth Form Centre.

Belper is a school where young people can “Be who they are and become who they aspire to be”.

Our mission is to provide a high quality education which enables our students to “Create Their Future”. We want our students to enjoy their education and gain the knowledge, skills and qualifications necessary to become happy and successful adults.

 If you want to know more, please contact us. We are always delighted to show people around our school.

Nick Goforth, Head of Belper School


We aim to provide academic excellence to ensure all our students achieve the best possible qualifications to enable ongoing success.


Our curriculum is designed to bring out the best in our students by providing a wide range of inspirational learning opportunities. 


Our school is a warm, friendly and well ordered learning community where every student really does matter. 


Secondary School-based Vaccinations for Teenage Booster and Meningococcal ACWY (MEN ACWY)

All Year 9 students will come home with a letter today regarding the above vaccinations which are scheduled to take place on Thursday 26 March 2020.

The Immunisation Service will be delivering the vaccinations and have asked if parents/carers of Year 9 students can complete an e-consent form as soon as possible, even if they wish to decline the vaccination (the option for this is at the end of the e-consent form).  To access this, you need to go to

You will need the school’s unique code which is in the letter your child brings home today.

For more about the vaccination, please visit the Immunisation Service website

Please note that GPs are no longer offering these vaccinations.

If you experience any problems, please call the School Age Immunisation Team on 01283 707178.

Friday 14 February 2020 – arrangements for last day of half-term.

School finishes at 1.15pm on Friday 14 February 2020 (following afternoon registration in tutor bases).  Students unable to leave at this time due to transport arrangements should come to the Pond Room at 1.10pm after registration where they will be supervised by school staff until 3pm.

School transport arrangements for the last day will be posted here once known.

Students return to school on Monday 24 February 2020 which will be timetable week 2.

December Newsletter

We recently sent home our December newsletter. It can be downloaded from the Letters & Newsletter page on the Parents tab above.

University Trip

Our Year 13 chemistry students visited Nottingham University recently to look at the undergraduate laboratories and practise spectral analysis using their advanced equipment. The students found the visit fascinating and really enjoyed looking at degree level science.



End of half term

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Students return to school

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

End of Spring term

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Start of Summer term

12:00 am - 11:59 pm