How to Apply

Reception September 2020 Intake

Admissions to Bluecoat Primary Academy are carried out as part of the home authority’s co-ordinated admission arrangements. Parents/Carers wishing to apply for a Reception place at Bluecoat Primary starting in September 2020 should completed a  local authority common application form by the 15th January 2020, naming Bluecoat Primary Academy as a preference.

In addition to completing the Local Authority Common Application Form (Online Preference Form), parents/carers should complete a Bluecoat Primary Academy supplementary form if they wish to be considered under faith criterion, the form is avalible from the primary office or can be downloaded from the documents section. The supplementary form should be returned directly to the academy by the 15th January 2020. Faliure to complete both may result in your application not being considered under all possible criteria. Notification of school allocation for Reception year will be made by the home local authority on National Offer Day. For September 2020 entry, the National Offer Day is  16th April 2020.

Further information on applying to Bluecoat Primary Academy , answers to some commonly asked questions and a timeline of admissions arrangements for 2020-2021 are available on the

In-Year Applications

For In-Year admissions, please contact the academy on 0115 900 7200 or complete the relevant ‘In-Year Application Form’.

Documents and Forms

BPA Admission Arrangements 2020-2021

BPA Supplementary Form September 2021

BPA Timetable for Primary Admission Arrangements 2020-2021

BPA Parent/Carer guidance 2020-2021

BPA In-Year Application Form 2019-2020

BPA In-Year Admission Arrangements 2019-2020

Contact Us

Bluecoat Academy Primary
Harvey Road

Tel: 0115 900 7200

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