Balshaw's is a Voluntary Controlled State school. There are no special requirements for entry such as church attendance and the admissions are managed by Lancashire County Council Admissions Authority.

All of the information that you require to apply for your child to attend Balshaw's is in the link below. You will find information about the catchment area and boundaries and all information you may require about the process of applying for a high school for your child.

You can access the Determined Admissions Arrangements for 2022-23 in the Community and Voluntary Controlled Schools in the following way:

You can find our School Prospectus here.