Year 7 Admissions

UPDATE:  Counting Attendance During The COVID-19 Pandemic (March 2020 – October 2021)

For the purposes of faith-based applications, church attendance will not be counted from 18th March 2020 to 30th October 2021 (inclusive) to reflect the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  For all faith-based applications we will resume the counting of church attendance from Sunday 31st October 2021.  This affects those applying for places for September 2023 onwards.

September, 2024 Entry

The Admissions Round for Year 7 Entry in September, 2024 IS NOW OPEN – Please download our Supplementary Form below and return it to the school by 31st October, 2023

September, 2023 Entry

The Admissions Round for Year 7 Entry in September, 2023 HAS NOW CLOSED!  Any applications received after 31st October, 2022 will be treated as late.

Blue Coat School is part of The Cranmer Education Trust. Please note that Blue Coat’s Admissions Policy does not give priority to children from other Cranmer Education Trust schools, as this would be in contravention of the National Admissions Code.

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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.