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Silverdale School and Sixth Form


Silverdale School is a secondary school and sixth form with over 1,600 students, located in the south-west of Sheffield. In 2017, it was awarded 'State Secondary School of the Year' for the North by The Sunday Times. In 2020, The Sunday Times voted Silverdale School the Top State School in the North of the Decade.

We pride ourselves on offering a broad and balanced curriculum, with an array of enrichment opportunities.

Silverdale School students have priority access to Silverdale Sixth Form - one of the highest achieving in the city and nationally.


Admissions into Year 7

The admission criteria for Silverdale School has remained unchanged and still follows the Local Authority’s catchment area model.  The school has its own defined catchment area boundary and has retained the same feeder primary schools: Dobcroft Junior, Ecclesall Junior, Sharrow Primary and Springfield Primary Schools.

Information about the Local Authority's Admissions policy is available here.

If you are interested in transferring to Silverdale from another secondary school please contact the Admissions Department of Sheffield Local Authority here.

You can find more information about joining Silverdale School in Year 7 here.


Contact details
Address:  Silverdale School
Bents Crescent
S11 9QH
Tel 0114 236 9991