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Join Us - Years 7 - 11

Welcome to Eckington School! 

Joining us in Year 7

We’re delighted that you are considering joining us - we’d love you to visit us, so you can see our school for yourself.

Daytime Tours

Don't worry if you missed our Open Evening.  We have arranged tours of the school, mostly during the normal school day, so that you can still experience what makes Eckington School so special.  Please book your place using the links below if you would like to come along:



School Prospectus


How to apply to Eckington School

If you live in Derbyshire

The application deadline, by which you need to have applied for your child’s secondary school place, is 31 October.

Applications should be made via the Derbyshire County Council website at

You can also call them on 01629 533190 or email them at

If you live in Sheffield

If you live in Sheffield and want to apply for a place at Eckington School, you can apply through Sheffield City Council's application process. In Sheffield, the deadline for online applications is 13 October 2023, and for paper form applications is 31 October 2023.  Further details are available at

Joining us in Years 8-11?

If you are hoping to join us in Years 8-11 or mid-way through a school year (a mid-year admission), applications should be made via the Derbyshire County Council website at

When a place has been confirmed at Eckington School, you will be asked to complete an online admission form.  Please note that this is not an application form.

Ask us a question!

If you have individual questions you would like to ask us, please send your question to: