Arrange a Visit 

If you are considering Heritage High School, have already secured a place, or are as yet undecided on where to send your child(ren) then we would like to offer you the chance of a tour of the school during the normal school day. 

Richard Marlow, Headteacher, Nigel Roberson, Deputy Headteacher another member of the Senior Leadership Team will be available to show you around our marvellous facilities, discuss future plans for the school and advise on individual circumstances. 

If you are interested in a tour please contact the school on 01246 810259 or email 

If you have mobility issues please advise us prior to your visit so that we can make the necessary arrangements to accommodate you. 

Applying for a Place 

Admissions to Heritage High School into year 7 are managed by Derbyshire County Council. To apply for a place at Heritage or for more information on Derbyshire County Council’s school admissions procedures – click here(opens in new tab)(opens in new tab)(opens in new tab).

The deadline for an on-time application for entry into year 7 in September 2022 is 31st October 2021.

With effect from 1st November 2021, applications for in-year places should be made directly to Heritage High School , click here to complete the application form. You will usually be advised in writing whether a place can be offered within ten school days of making your application and at the very latest within fifteen school days.

When an application for a place at this school is unsuccessful, families are able to appeal the decision by completing this Admissions Appeals Form, click here.

Secondary application and appeals timetable 2021-22

National Closing date for on-time applications 31 October 2021
National Offer date for all Secondary Schools 1 March 2022
Closing Date for on-time appeals 1 April 2022

On-time appeals will be heard by


Late appeals will be heard at the same time as online appeals wherever possible or within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Monday 20 June 2022


Last Date to submit any additional information in support of your appeal The independent clerk will notify you of this date, which is usually 5 days before the date of your appeal hearing
Decisions will be communicated in writing from the independent clerk, within 5 working days of the date of your appeal



In-year appeals will be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.

Admissions Policy 

There are two parts to our Admissions Policy. The Two Counties Trust Admissions Policy Part 1 can be found below:

The Two Counties Trust Admissions Policy: Part 1

Part 2 of our Admissions Policy can be found in the document below: 

Heritage High School Admissions Policy: Part 2 2021-22

Heritage High School Admissions Policy: Part 2 2022-23

Heritage High School Admissions Policy: Part 2 2023-2024

Heritage Catchment Area

This is a video about next steps and why to choose Heritage  

Heritage High School Transition