Entry to Pre-Prep

Please note that we have a Waiting List for entry to our Buttons Nursery and Pre-Preparatory Department. Our Admissions Manager will be happy to discuss the admissions process with you. Entry to Buttons Nursery is dependent on children already having a provisional offer of a place in Transition at the age of 3 years.

Entry to Prep

Entry to Years 3 to 6 is assessed via an Entrance Test Day. There are a few remaining spaces in Year 3 for September 2017 and an assessment morning will be held on Monday 22 May 2017.  Please contact the Admissions Office if you are interested in your child taking this assessment on 0121 410 6807.

For entry in the academic year 2017-2018 please refer to the dates below. 

Please see below for Key Admissions Dates for the academic year 2017-2018.

Saturday 30 September 2017

OPEN MORNING 1 – 09.30am-12.00pm

Registration at 09.30am and 10.30am
Click here to pre-register.

Saturday 27 January 2018

OPEN MORNING 2 – 09.30am-12.00pm

Registration at 09.30am and 10.30am
Click here to pre-register.

Tuesday 6 February 2018

7+ PREP ENTRANCE TEST DAY & MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS (External candidates) – 09.30am-3.00pm
Click here to register online.

Registration at 09.00am
For entry to Year 3 in September 2018

Wednesday 7 February 2018

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS – Internal candidates

For entry to Year 3 in September 2018

Tuesday 27 February 2018

8+ PREP ENTRANCE TEST DAY – 09.30am-1.00pm
Click here to register online.

Registration at 09.00am
For entry to Year 4 and above in September 2018

Saturday 12 May 2018

OPEN MORNING 3 – 09.30am-12.00pm

Registration at 09.30am and 10.30am
Click here to pre-register.

Should you have any questions relating to our admissions process then please contact:

The Admissions and Marketing Manager
The Blue Coat School
Somerset Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham, B17 0HR

T: 0121 410 6807
E: admissions@thebluecoatschool.com