Entry to Pre-Prep

Please note that we have a Waiting List for entry to our Buttons Nursery and Pre-Preparatory Department. Our Admissions Registrar 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. For entry in  September 2018 please refer to the dates below. 

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

Tuesday 6 February 2018

7+ PREP ENTRANCE TEST DAY & MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS (External candidates) – 09.00am-3.00pm
Click here to register online.

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

Wednesday 7 February 2018


For entry to Year 3 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 Registrar
The Blue Coat School
Somerset Road
Birmingham, B17 0HR

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