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Get a coronavirus vaccination

Book online or visit one of our local vaccine clinics without an appointment.

Get a vaccination

Applications can only be made online.

When you apply you will:

  • Get an instant acknowledgment that your application has been received.
  • Be sent a confirmation email when you press the submit button.
  • Receive the outcome of your application by email, or by logging into your account

Please ensure you have read the admissions policy for each school before you apply


Apply for a school place

Make sure you press the submit button at the end of the process.

If you do not do this, the application will not be sent to us and you will not have applied for a school place.

If you do not receive a confirmation email, contact Oldham Council as soon as possible

  • Phone: 0161 770 4213

Places are not allocated on a first-come, first-served basis but If you apply after 5pm on 31 October 2021, it will be considered a late application and will be dealt with after all the other applications.

Late applications

If you missed the deadline, you can still make an online application. 

Your application will be considered as late and will be dealt with after all the on-time applications have been allocated a school place.

Please contact the Admissions Team for help and advice:

Add or change a preference

To add or change a preference please contact the Admissions Team:

Please do not make a duplicate or new application using a different email address.

Brian Clarke Academy - new secondary school 

A new school named the Brian Clarke Academy will be joining the Blue Coat School and others, under the umbrella of the Cranmer Education Trust.

How to apply to the school and information in relation to deadlines, is available here: