Be who you are, become who you aspire to be.

We have a very unique feel at Belper School and Sixth Form Centre.

Our ethos recognises that self-discovery underpins every teenager’s formative years.  It is unusual for a school not to have a school uniform, for staff to be referred to by their first names and for students to be taught in mixed attainment classes.  However, for us, these are all key elements in providing a safe, supportive and inclusive environment for students to be themselves as they find their place in the world.

We are proud to provide students with a wide range of subjects and opportunities.

We are committed to providing high quality teaching that challenges and inspires all students regardless of their background or prior ability.

We ensure that individual needs are met with appropriate levels of support and challenge so that our students can progress and develop into well rounded citizens who make a positive contribution to a diverse 21st Century society.

Our curriculum aims to:

  • Inspire our students to have a boundless curiosity and a love of learning with our broad choice of subjects and rich content.
  • Instil a sense of belonging and community responsibility in a happy, safe and caring environment that celebrates diversity, underpinned by our ‘Respect for All, By All’ ethos.
  • Develop resilience, enabling students to overcome both academic and personal barriers.
  • Build independence and students’ belief in themselves, giving them the confidence to be who they are.
  • Ensure students have the opportunity to become ‘who they aspire to be’ and the best version of themselves by continually guiding them in how to improve towards their academic and personal goals and fulfil their potential

Curriculum Statement

Our detailed Curriculum Statement can be found here: Curriculum Statement

Key Stage 4 Options

Please read our prospectus to find out more about what we offer students at Belper School. More details about the Year 9 Options process can be found here Year 9 Options 2022-2024

Sixth Form Prospectus

More information about the Sixth Form can be found in the separate 6th Form area on the website

Curriculum Information

You can access information on the Department for Education National Curriculum by clicking here, and on the National Secondary Curriculum by clicking here.

More detail about individual subjects can be found on the Subjects pages.

If you would like to know more about our curriculum please contact the school on 01773 825 281 and ask for Matilde Warden, Deputy Headteacher.