Info & Policies

Admissions Arrangements

Lancashire County Council manages admissions to Baines School

Please click the link below for the Lancashire School Admissions ‘Apply for a school place’

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Those considering applying for a place for Baines are welcome to visit the school.  Please contact the School Office to arrange a convenient time to look around.


Lancashire County Council acts on behalf of the school in respect of admissions and appeals. If your child has not been granted a place at Baines and you wish to appeal then there will be a formal process to follow, please contact Mrs C Porter, Heads PA for further details.

In-Year admissions

In-Year admissions (other than September) for students in Years 7-11 are dealt with directly by the school. Further details are available from Mrs C Porter, Heads PA.  The same over-subscription criteria, as outlined in our Admissions Arrangements continues to apply.

Admission Policy 2020-21
Admission Policy 2021-22
Admission Policy 2022-23