Sixth Form Open Evening – Thursday 14 November 2019 – 5.30pm to 7.30pm

This evening is designed to provide you with:

An opportunity to find out all you need to know about the subjects available Post 16 at Belper School Sixth Form.   Subject leaders and teachers will be available to discuss course content, methods of assessment and outline the necessary skills and qualities that will be developed throughout the course.

The evening will begin with a presentation in the Main School Hall offering a brief overview of the options process and options available for students.

In order to make the evening more personal and manageable we have arranged two separate presentation sessions:

Session 1 at 5.30 p.m: for Tutor Groups 11JGS, 11KHL, 11 REN, 11SJB

Session 2 at 6.10 p.m for Tutor Groups 11CBT, 11 ADW, 11STL, 11THP

Students from other schools are welcome to join either of the presentations.

Eleanor Snape the schools Careers Co-ordinator will also be at the event. Eleanor can provide guidance on all options open to students after Year 11.

For more information on our Sixth Form, click here to go to our Sixth Form website.


Governing Body Vacancies

Are you interested in being a School Governor?

Our Governing Body is currently seeking to appoint two Governors.  These are Co-opted Governor vacancies and applications are particularly welcome from anyone who has experience in promoting community cohesion, have knowledge of school HR processes or experience of property and estate management.

Meetings usually take place on Thursday evenings at 6.30pm to 8.30pm (six Full Governor meetings plus committee meetings per year).

Further information and a nomination form can be downloaded by clicking here.  Paper copies can also be requested by contacting the School Office either in person or by calling 01773 825281.  The closing date for receipt of completed nomination forms is 12.00 noon on Friday 18 October 2019.

If you require any additional information, please contact the Clerk to Governors on 01773 825281.


113 School Service – Belper School – Price changes

We have been informed of the following price changes to the above route.  Please note that, in order to obtain the child fare, students should be in possession of their b-line card.

From Hazlewood Church             Adult £3.60  Child £2.45

From Belper Lane End                  Adult £3.60  Child £2.45

From Whitehouse Rise                 Adult £3.10  Child £2.10

From Belper Triangle                    Adult £2.60  Child £1.75

From Belper Town Centre           Adult £2.10  Child £1.45

In addition, as from 14 October, 2019, High Peak Buses will no longer accept any season tickets issued by YourBus on a plastic smartcard.  Any other valid paper tickets will be accepted until 26 October 2019.

We understand that High Peak Buses are speaking with the bus service which operates the afternoon service, to see if return tickets can be used on eachothers’ services.  As soon as we have further information on this, we will update the website.

If you wish to contact High Peak Buses direct, please call them on 0116 410 5050.

Year 11 Information Evening – Monday 7 October 2019 – 6.30pm

It’s our Year 11 Information Evening tonight at 6.30pm.  During this evening, parents/carers will have the opportunity to find out more about key dates, exam procedures, careers advice provision, revision guidance and how to support their child through this demanding year.  The presentation will last no longer than one hour.

If you did not receive the letter regarding this event from your child, you can view this by clicking here.

Please note that this event is for parents/carers only.

Change of operator – DCC Bus Service 113 (mornings)

We understand that Yourbus have ceased trading as of today.

We have been notified that High Peak Buses will be taking over the operation of the 113 morning bus service to school with effect from Monday 7 October 2019.  There are no changes to bus timings or the route.  The afternoon service will continue to be operated by Littles Transport Ltd.