Join Bishops' Blue Coat

The Bishops’ Blue Coat Church of England High School aims to provide an excellent education for all students in a Christian environment. We are passionate about education and know that students, staff and parents working together create an outstanding climate for learning.

To find out further information about our admission process please scroll further or use the navigation tabs on the left side. We hope that this information on our site will assist you in applying for a place at our school but if you have further questions or would like to arrange a school tour please contact Mrs Jo Evans our Admissions Clerk.  She can be contacted via email at or telephone on 01244 313806.


Admission Criteria

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Admissions Policy

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Our campus is an open, green and attractive place to learn. There is a tangible sense of pride and positivity within our school, stemming from the belief that each student will be Known, Nurtured and Inspired to progress academically and grow as a person. To find out about our Admissions policy click the link

2022/23 Admissions Policy Download >
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Students who themselves or whose parents are involved in worship and/or church activities within the Church of England or attend a Church of England primary school are eligible to complete a Supplementary Information form alongside their application through the Cheshire West and Chester application portal for a place in Year 7. Further information about our admission criteria and the Supplementary Information form can be found in our Admissions Policy. The form should be completed and signed by a vicar, minister, or other appropriate leader within the Church of England and sent directly to Bishops’.

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If you would like to complete an In-Year transfer please download and complete our In-Year Transfer application. If you would like to enquire about spaces in our currents year or would like further information about the In-Year Transfer process please email or call 01244 313806 to speak with our Admissions Officer, Mrs Jo Evans.

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Cheshire West and Chester Admissions

Admission Consultation

In line with the statutory duty of admissions authorities to consult on amendments to admissions arrangements, The Bishops’ Blue Coat Church of England High School is consulting on its proposal to amend it’s Admission Policy for 2023- 2024.

Therefore we would invite comments on the attached proposals, in the consultation period which will run for a 6-week period commencing on 1st October 2021 to 12th November 2021. Comments should be submitted either by email to or in writing to the school addressed for the attention of the Chair of Governors.

The Bishops’ Blue Coat CE High School
Vaughan’s Lane
Great Broughton