Prospective Parents

How to Apply

Reception Sept 2022 Intake – Applications for Sept 2022 Reception intake will open in mid November 2021, parents wishing to apply are advised to keep up to date with their Home Local Authorities website for applications opening. The closing date for applications for the Sept 2022 intake is the 15th January 2022.

Reception September 2022 Intake

Admissions to Bluecoat Primary Academy are carried out as part of the home authority co-ordinated admission arrangements. Parents/Carers wishing to apply for a Reception place starting September 2022 should complete a local authority common application form by the 15th January 2022, naming Bluecoat Primary Academy as a preference.

In addition to completing the online Common Application Form , parents / carers should also complete a Bluecoat Primary Academy supplementary form available for download in the ‘documents and forms’ section to the right, or from the academy office. The supplementary form should be returned directly to the academy F.A.O Admissions by the 15th January 2022. Failure to complete both may result in your application not being considered under all possible criteria. Notification of school allocation will be made by your home local authority on Primary National Offer Day. For September 2022 entry, the National Offer day is 16th April 2022.

Further information on applying for a place at Bluecoat Primary Academy, answers to commonly asked questions and a Timetable for Primary Admissions Intake September 2022, can be found under the ‘documents and forms’ section to the right.

In-Year Applications 2021-2022

To apply for an In-year admission, please complete the ‘BPA In-Year Application Form 2021-2022’ below. Alternatively, where this is not possible for you to access the application below a paper form can be posted on request, please email or call 0115 900 7200 to request an application, providing your address and contact details.

Bluecoat Primary Nursery Admissions

For Nursery admission enquiries, please refer to the Nursery Admissions page.

Documents and Forms

BPA Admission Arrangements 2022-2023

BPA Supplementary Form 2022-2023

BPA Timetable for Admission 2022-2023

BPA Admissions Guidance 2022-2023

BPA In-Year Admission Arrangements for 2021-2022

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