Prospective Parents

Admission Criteria

Bluecoat Aspley Academy are consulting on our proposed Admission Arrangements for 2020/21

For details and full proposed admission arrangements 2020/21 please click here.

Bluecoat Aspley Church of England Academy

The Governing Body of Bluecoat Aspley Academy is working in liaison with The Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham, the Department for Education and Nottingham City Local Authority supports Bluecoat Aspley Academy. Bluecoat Aspley Academy offers secondary education from age 11-18. The Academy is both distinctively Christian and inclusive. It is clear about its Christian ethos whilst welcoming children of other faiths or no faith. The Academy has DfE designated Technology College status and primarily serves families who wish their children to receive education within a Christian framework in which religious education, acts of worship and the spiritual life of the Academy are in accordance with the principles and practice of the Church of England. Families are advised that children are expected to participate in daily acts of worship and to receive a full religious education.

Admission Intake 2019-20

Admission to Bluecoat Aspley Academy is carried out as part of the home authority’s co-ordinated admission arrangements. The deadline for applications for those children applying for a Year 7 place starting September 2019 is *31st October 2018. In addition to completing the Local Authority Common Application Form (Online Preference Form), parents/carers should complete a Bluecoat supplementary form available from the academy office or can be downloaded below. Failure to complete both may result in your application not being considered under all possible criteria. Notification of school allocation will be made by the home local authority on National Offer Day. For September 2019 entry, the National Offer day is 1st March 2019.

*Parents wishing their child to take the Technology aptitude test will need to ensure their supplementary form is returned to the Academy before Monday 1st October 2018.

Admission Arrangements and Forms:

Admission Policy 2019-20

Secondary Phase Supplementary Form 2019-20

Timetable for Bluecoat Aspley Admission Arrangements 2019-20

In-Year Transfer 2018-19

For In-Year admissions, please contact the Academy on 0115 929 7445 or complete the relevant ‘In-Year Application Form’ below.

In-Year Application Form 2018-19

Admission Policy 2018-19

For all Post-16 admissions, please contact the Sixth Form at Bluecoat Academy on 0115 9007215 or complete the Post-16 application form online at

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