Open Day 2023

We hold two Open Days.  On these days we welcome prospective parents and students to visit our school. 

Saturday 30th September 2023 (9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am)

This is our main Open Day.  Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the school site and meet our teachers and students.   Throughout the morning there will be 3 opportunities to hear a welcome talk given by the Headteacher.  The talks will take place at 9.30am, 10.30am and 11.30am.

Parking on site will be limited but additional parking can be found on Rock Street.

Please go to the main reception upon your arrival.

Please note that places are not limited, and you do not need to book for the Saturday.

Friday 29th September 2023 (By Appointment Only)

Our Open Day on Friday, 29th September 2023 is an opportunity to see the school in session.  There will be 3 appointment slots available by appointment only on a first come, first served basis and priority is given to families whose child is applying for entrance in September 2024:

  • 9.55am – 10.55am
  • 11.15am – 12.15pm
  • 2.20pm – 3.20pm

Each session will consist of a talk by the Headteacher followed by a brief tour of the school with Senior Students and will last for approximately 1 hour.  To book a place for Friday, 29th September, please click on the below link:

Eventbrite Booking Instructions: 

Click on the ‘select a time’ widget on the right hand of the screen and then select your preferred time slot from the pop-up menu by clicking on the ‘tickets’ widget. Then follow the instructions on the screen and enter your details to ‘register’ for your chosen time slot. For health and safety reasons appointments are restricted to a maximum of 2 parents and their child; only 1 booking is required per family of up to 3 people (4 if twins).  Siblings and other relatives unfortunately cannot be accommodated as this event is always oversubscribed.

THERE IS NO PARKING AVAILABLE ON SITE. Please use the car park on Rock Street.

For those unable to access our online booking facility, please contact the school on 0161 624 1484 as soon as possible to book a place which will also be on a first come, first served basis.

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The Blue Coat School is proud to be part of the Cranmer Education Trust

Cranmer Education Trust is a company limited by guarantee and an exempt charity registered in England. Company registration number: 07687709. Registered Office: Cranmer Education Trust, c/o Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, Oldham OL1 3SQ. The website address is and the phone number 0161 785 5082.