Entrance Examination

2018/2019 Admissions

The deadline for applications in 2018 was Friday 1 December 2017. 

We are now welcoming applications for 2019. The main entrance exam for entry into Years 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in September 2019 will take place on Tuesday 8 January 2019.

Entry into Year 6 (10+)

  • Papers are taken in Verbal Reasoning, English and Mathematics
  • Some candidates may be called for interview during the week following the exam

Entry into Years 7 (11+)

  • A pre-assessment day will be held in December 2018 followed by the main entrance examination on Tuesday 8 January 2019

Sixth Form 2018

Entry to the Sixth Form is by interview, offers of a place being conditional upon the GCSE grades gained. The minimum entry grades are six GCSEs at grade 7, 7, 7, 6, 6, 6 ideally with in the subjects to be followed at A level.

Provision is sometimes made for a later examination, but only for those who have already applied but were unable to sit in January due to illness. This is subject to places still being available.

Applications from able under-age candidates are also considered and there is provision for entry at other times of the year, particularly for those moving into the area, provided there are places available in the relevant year group.

Candidates with special needs (such as vision impairment or dyslexia) should inform the school when first making contact.