How To Apply

Please select below whether you are interested in applying for Year 7 admission next September, in-year admission during the current academic year, or post-16 at Bluecoat Sixth Form.

Applying for a Year 7 place in September 2024

Admissions to Bluecoat Aspley Academy are carried out as part of the home authority’s coordinated admission arrangements. Parents/Carers wishing to apply for a year 7 place at Bluecoat Aspley Academy starting in September 2024 should complete a local authority common application form by the 31st October 2023, naming Bluecoat Aspley Academy as a preference.

In addition to completing the (schools common application form), parents/carers should also complete a Bluecoat Aspley Academy supplementary form available to be completed online (CLICK HERE), alternatively a paper copy can be collected from the academy reception. All paper supplementary forms should be returned directly to the academy F.A.O Admissions by the *31st October 2023. Failure to complete both forms may result in your application not being considered under all of the possible criteria. Notification of school allocation will be made by your home local authority on National Offer Day. For September 2024 entry, National Offer Day is 1st March 2024.

*Parents/Carers wishing for their child to take the Technology aptitude test will need to ensure their supplementary form is returned to the academy by the earlier date of  29th September 2023.

Further information on applying for a place at Bluecoat Aspley Academy, answers to commonly asked questions and a Timetable for Secondary Admissions Intake September 2024, can be found under the ‘documents and forms’ section below.

Year 7 Sept 2024 Intake – The deadline for the technology aptitude test has now passed and letters will be received week commencing the 23rd October. For anyone who has completed a application form through the council, please ensure you have also completed a supplementary form on the website by the 31st October.

Supplementary Form 2024-25

Useful Website Links

For any admissions queries, please contact;

Tel: 0115 929 7445


Applying for a place In-Year in 2023-2024

To apply for an In-Year admission during the current academic year, please complete the  ‘Bluecoat Aspley Academy In-Year Application Form 2023-2024’. Alternatively, where this is not possible a paper application can be collected from the academy reception upon request.

Mrs K Scholes – Senior Admissions Officer

Tel: 0115 929 7445 Option: 6


In-Year Application Form 2023-2024

Sixth Form Admissions

For all sixth form admissions enquiries, please refer to the sixth form website or email with your enquiry.

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Tel: 0115 929 7445

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