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Contact Us

Contact details for our various departments are listed below.

Media Enquiries

Media Enquiries

Telephone: 07713 517 393

School Office

School Office

Telephone: 0151 733 1407

School Office Opening Hours:

Term Time: 8.00 am – 4.30 pm


Stakeholder Engagement

If you would like to make a donation to The Blue Coat School, would like to support us in other ways, or are an Old Blue looking to get in touch, please contact us.

Telephone: 0151 733 1407

Middle and Senior Leaders

Senior Leadership Team

Mr K Sexton Headteacher
Mrs E Bakstad  Deputy Headteacher
Mrs A Hughes  Director of Resources
Mrs S O’Rourke  Deputy Headteacher
Mrs J Baker  Associate Assistant Headteacher
Mrs L Hayburn  Assistant Director of Resources
Miss L Nock  Assistant Headteacher
Mr D Penney  Assistant Headteacher
Mrs S Edwards  Assistant Headteacher
Mr M Watkins  Assistant Headteacher

Curriculum Team Leaders

Mr L Ainsworth Head of Art, Design, and Technology
Mrs N Elliot Head of Biology
Mrs M Maskell Head of Chemistry
Mr R Brittain Head of English
Mrs S Bruce Head of EPQ
Mr G Jones Head of Geography
Mrs L Heery Head of History and Politics
Mr J Adamson Head of Languages
Miss E Lunney Head of Mathematics & Computing
Mr S Emery Director of Music
Miss L Nock Head of Personal Development
Mr P Phelan Head of Physical Education
Mr B Doherty Head of Physics
Mr M Farrell Head of Spiritual, Moral Social & Cultural

Key Stage Leaders

Mrs J Baker KS3 Behaviour and Welfare
Mr M Haslem KS3 Progress and Achievement
Mrs S Bygrove KS4 Behaviour and Welfare
Mr S Fee KS4 Progress and Achievement
Mrs J Rawlins KS5 Behaviour and Welfare
Ms S Barwell KS5 Progress and Achievement

Student Support

Mrs S Edwards SENDCo
Mrs C Cobain Head of Student Support

Support Teams

Miss J Finn Examination Officer 
Mrs L Kidd Admin Coordinatior
Mr A P Melia Finance Team Leader 
Ms K Crute-Jain Headteacher’s PA 
Mrs S Heath Management Support Personnel Officer 
Miss K Speed ICT Coordinator


Headteacher: Mr K Sexton

Telephone: 0151 733 1407  

Contact: Ms Kathy Crute-Jain - Headteacher's PA


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Visit Us

We extend a warm welcome to all visitors to The Blue Coat School.  All visits are by appointment only.

Getting to The Blue Coat School is easy. We have great rail links, easy access to major motorway and road networks and short travel time to regional and international airports.

We are just a short bus or taxi journey away from Liverpool City Centre or local train stations.

Postcode for sat nav or online directions: L159EE

Disabled visitors We are always happy to help and advise anyone planning to visit who may have specific accessibility needs. Visitors requiring wheelchair access may find it useful to contact the school reception ahead of their visit. Alternatively, you can email so that we can assist in ensuring that your visitor experience is safe, enjoyable, and as comfortable as possible.

The school’s Accessibility Policy sets the school’s commitment to supporting equality of access for disabled visitors.

Car Park There is a free visitor car park located at the front of the school on Church Road, by the clock tower.

Visitors are unable to gain access through the clock tower entrance. All visitors need to take the pedestrian pathway that leads from the car park to the main school reception where they are required to sign in.

Travelling to The Blue Coat School

Road Approximately 10 minute drive from the end of the M62 motorway. Postcode for sat nav or online directions: L159EE

Rail The school is a short bus or taxi journey from Liverpool Lime Street Stations. Other local stations include Edge Hill, Wavertree and Mossley Hill. Use the Merseyrail website or National Rail Enquiries to plan your journey.

Cycling We have cycle sheds for staff and students. Visitors wishing to use the cycle sheds will need to provide their own security lock and are advised to contact the school reception ahead of their visit. Cycle route and travel information available from Cycle Streets Journey Planner

Coach The National Express coach station is in Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Liverpool, L1 8JX, just a short bus or taxi journey from the school. National Express Coaches Telephone: +44 (0)8717 818181       Website:

Ferry Mersey Ferries operates services between Pier Head and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral. You can also sail between Liverpool and Belfast and the Isle of Man.                                                                                                      Mersey Ferries Telephone: +44 (0) 151 794 5927 Email:      Website:

Air Liverpool John Lennon Airport is approximately seven miles from the school and is best reached by taxi directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal. Telephone: +44 (0)871 521 8484 Website:

Manchester Airport A train service runs between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street Station. There is also a direct coach service which takes about 1 hour. Telephone: +44 (0)871 271 0711 Website: