Quotes from Year 7 students

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"It's like a blast of a ride; enjoy every minute because it goes very quickly"

"It's really interesting and you get lots of opportunities, like sports teams and trips, such as France"

"It's the best thing ever here because you've got really nice teachers"

"I have had a great year at Belvidere because the lessons have been really fun and the teachers are really friendly"

"My year has been really good, all the teachers are really nice"

"My year has been really good, all the teachers are really nice"

"The teachers are really helpful if ever I am stuck"

"I have had a great and fun year at Belvidere" Year 7 student

Looking to join Belvidere School?

We look forward to welcoming you at one of our Open Events!

Open Evening – Monday 4th October 2021, 6pm - 8pm
Open Week tours – Tuesday 5th - Fri 8th October 2021 (two tour times available daily)

We are also available for an informal conversation about your child joining Belvidere School, or to guide you through the process.

Tel: 01743 235073

Admissions Arrangements

The Central Shropshire Academy Trust is the admissions authority for Belvidere School however, Shropshire Council manages the Year 7 Transition Admissions process.     
Details of their admissions arrangements can be found by clicking here.

In-year admissions for students in all year groups are managed by Belvidere School.
Our admissions arrangements can be found in our admissions policy here


Admissions to Belvidere School are handled by the Local Authority, More details here...

Local Authority Admission arrangements and criteria are available here...

Belvidere School Admissions Policy 2021
Belvidere School Admissions Policy 2022

Why Choose Belvidere

Our school prides itself on having:
  • High expectations, which our exam results exceed
  • A dedicated and supportive community of staff
  • An outstanding and inspirational team of teachers
  • A caring and nurturing pastoral system
  • A broad and inclusive curriculum, encouraging all students to achieve their potential
  • A wide range of opportunities beyond the classroom – these include developing individual talents such as Sport and Fitness, Expressive Arts and STEM
  • A wide range of Extra-curricular opportunities, including Duke of Edinburgh and unique experiences on Alternative Curriculum Days
  • An interesting range of domestic and foreign trips and visits
  • An ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report in all Categories on our last visit (November 2013), a standard that we have strived to maintain

Admissions - Key Dates

Key Dates: for 2022 - 23 Entry
  • Open Evening – 4th October 2021 (6-8pm)
  • Open Day Tours – 5th - 8th Oct
  • 31st October 2021 - Closing date for applications to Shropshire Council
  • 1st March 2022 - Offers of places made to Parents/Carers by Shropshire Council
Transition Day(s) - 4th and 5th July 2022

Transition Evenings

Hopton and Stokesay - Monday 4th July 2022
Whittington and Ludlow - Tuesday 5th July 2022