Admission Arrangements

Admissions for Year 7 and In year admissions

For general information and guidance on the application process, please see Derbyshire County Council’s website or click here for details.

The deadline date for admissions into year 7 for next September is October 31st with places being confirmed in March. Applications are through Derbyshire County Council. Click here for the website.

We hold an open evening in September and school tours can be booked by contacting the school.

For any queries about admissions in Years 7 to 11 please contact Lynne Horder on 01773 825281 or

Admissions Policy 2024-2025 – Year 7 To Year 11

Admissions Policy 2023-2024 – Year 7 To Year 11

Admissions Policy 2022-2023 – Year 7 to Year 11

Admissions Policy 2021-2022 – Year 7 to Year 11

Admissions Policy 2020-2021 – Year 7 to Year 11

Admissions Policy 2019-2020 – Year 7 to Year 11


If you are turned down for a place at Belper School, you have the right to appeal to Derbyshire County Council. Please note that there are time limits on when that appeal must be placed by. Click here for further information.

General Admissions Guidance

Copies of Admissions Policies for previous academic years are available on request from the School Office.

To find your normal area school, please click here to be taken to the Derbyshire County Council website.

Alternatively, a pdf of the normal area map can be viewed by clicking the link below:
Normal Area Map – Belper School and Sixth Form Centre