Please visit us on Saturday 4th November any time between 9.30am and 1.00pm to see our outstanding facilities and meet our staff and pupils. No appointment is necessary, but please complete a registration form either now or on the day.
We are now welcoming applications for 2018. The main entrance exam for entry into Years 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 in September 2018 will take place on Tuesday 9 January 2018.
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 is held on either Tuesday 5th December or Wednesday 6th December 2017 followed by the main entrance examination on Tuesday 9th January 2018
Entry into Years 8 (12+), Year 9 (13+) & Year 10 (14+)
- Candidates sit the entrance examination on Tuesday 9th January, there is currently no pre-assessment day for entry into Years 8, 9 and 10
Entry to the Sixth Form is by interview, offers of a place being conditional upon the GCSE grades gained. The minimum entry grades are five GCSEs at grade 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.