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Join Us - Years 7 - 11

Welcome to Eckington School! 

Thinking about secondary schools for your Year 5 child?

If you are considering secondary schools for your child from September 2025 and beyond, you can book your place at our Open Evening in September so that we can show you all that we have to offer at Eckington:

Wednesday 25 September 2024
5.30 - 7.30pm



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.

Details of our admission arrangements are available on our policies page.

Ask us a question!

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