School Admissions


Baylis Court School is an 11-18 Specialist Arts Academy for girls with a clear vision for academic excellence. As a Specialist Arts Academy the Board of Trustees are the Admissions Authority for Baylis Court School and are responsible for all decisions about admissions.  Applications for admission should be made via Slough Borough Council's website here

The 2024 Published Admission Number (PAN) for Year 7 is 160.

Places are allocated according to the following criteria:-

  • Children in public care
  • Special Educational Needs (ECHP)
  • Specialist Arts Academy Places (10% of places are allocated via performing arts auditions)
  • Children of staff in the school (conditions apply)
  • Siblings, twins and same-year siblings
  • All other applicants will be allocated via random selection process by Slough Borough Council.


10% of places are allocated via dance, drama or music auditions. 

Further information can be found in our promotion leaflet.

Applications for aptitude admission in 2024 has now closed. 


Appeals shall be heard in accordance with the Schools Admission Appeals Code of Practice. Under this Code of Practice the school exercises its right not to consider further appeals for the same child within the same academic year.

Appeals will only be heard from parents who have first sought admission and been refused.  Please contact Slough Borough Council if you would like to appeal against non-admission.

The school will agree any changes to its admissions with the Secretary of State for Education. Details of admissions and appeals arrangements will be published each year.


For Baylis Court Sixth Form admissions, please click here