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Admissions criteria and process

We follow the admissions arrangements run by Sheffield City Council. Their admissions policy in full (including arrangements for selection, over subscription criteria, appeals, the application process and in-year transfers) can be accessed on the Sheffield City Council website here. You can also call them on 0114 273 5790 or email them here.

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


Key dates for admissions

For entry in September 2024

July 2023: application packs issued by Sheffield Local Authority to all parents/carers of children due to enter Year 7 in September 2024.

11 October 2023: Silverdale School Year 6 Open Evening

13 October 2023: deadline for making online applications

31 October 2023: deadline for making paper form applications

1 March 2024: offer day. Online applications will be notified by email, paper and telephone applications will be notified by letter to home address.