School lists

Lists of schools within Blackburn with Darwen

Secondary schools

The oversubscription criteria allocated of the last place offered and the furthest distance are only provided for schools that were ‘oversubscribed’ in 2023. A school is defined as being oversubscribed if at least one on-time applicant was refused a place and the applicant did not receive an offer from any higher preference school.

School admission numbers
School name and contact detailsType of schoolAge rangeSixth form provisionPublished admission number (PAN) for  Sept 2024Number of on-time applications received for Sept 2023Criteria of the last place offered for Sept 2023Furthest distance (miles) of last place offered for Sept 2023
Blackburn Central High School Haslingden Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 505700Trust School11-16No210358Not OversubscribedN/A
Darwen Aldridge Community Academy Sudell Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 819500Academy11-19Yes240331Not OversubscribedN/A
Darwen Vale High School Blackburn Road, Darwen Tel: (01254) 223000Academy11-16No240527Criteria 51.890
Our Lady and St John Catholic College North Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 588388Voluntary Aided School11-16No150274Not OversubscribedN/A
Pleckgate High School Pleckgate Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 249134Academy11-16No270592Distance1.217
Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School West Park Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 686300Free School11-19Yes140607Other ChildrenRandom draw
St Bede’s Roman Catholic High School Green Lane, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 202519Voluntary Aided School11-16No210527Criteria 50.712
St Wilfrid’s Church of England Academy Duckworth Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 604000 Academy11-18Yes250832Criteria 13 (with siblings)0.3.76
Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School Sumner Street, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 918670Free School11-18Yes124397
  • Priority Group A - Criteria 3
  • Priority Group B - Criteria 5
  • Priority Group A – 1.440
  • Priority Group B – 1.828
Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School Preston New Road, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 54021Academy11-18Yes124377Criteria 70.874
Witton Park Academy Buncer Lane, Blackburn Tel: (01254) 264551Academy11-16No240569Not OversubscribedN/A