Prospective Parents

Admission Appeals

Bluecoat Wollaton is a highly successful, heavily over-subscribed, Church of England Academy in the heart of Nottingham, with Bluecoat itself being associated with more than 300 years of proud history in the city. At Wollaton, we have more than 750 in our academy with children in Year 7 through to Year 11. We are over-subscribed in every year group.

How do I submit an appeal for Bluecoat Wollaton Academy?

Appeals need to be submitted in writing directly to the academy. An appeal can be in the form of an email, letter or completed ‘BWA Appeal Form for Intake Sept 2021’ form available on the academy website. Details in the appeal must include; child’s name, date of birth, gender, full address as well as parent/carers name, relationship to child, contact number and email address. Please see below details for sending your appeal.


Post: F.A.O Independent Appeals Panel Clerk, c/o Archway Learning Trust, Aspley Lane, Nottingham, NG8 5GY

When does an appeal for Year 7 Intake Sept 2021 have to be submitted by?

The decision letter you received from the local authority will give a deadline for lodging the appeal. Temporary regulations in place to support appeals during the Covid 19 pandemic have extended the deadline for submitting appeals from 20 to 28 days. The deadline for submitting appeals for year 7 September 2021 intake is Monday 29th March 2021. If you have passed this deadline, your appeal will still be heard however this may cause delays and may not be heard at the same time as the appeals submitted on time.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

For any queries regarding the process of appealing for a place at Bluecoat Wollaton Academy either for year 7 Intake in September or an In-Year place, please refer the the relevant guidance notes under the Documents and Forms sections to the right.

Year 7 Intake Documents and Forms

BWA Appeals Timeline for Intake Sept 2021

BWA Appeal Form for Intake Sept 2021

BWA Appeal Guidance Notes for Sept 2021

In-Year Appeal Documents and Forms

BWA In-Year Appeal Form for 2020-2021

Covid-19 Update: School Admission Appeals for Sept 2021 Entry

The Government has brought in emergency regulations for hearing admission appeals in light of the social distancing requirement as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you have any questions or concerns regarding appeals during this time please refer to the appeal guidance notes above, if you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact the academy.

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Sutton Passeys Crescent
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Tel: 0115 900 7210

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