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Admission - Senior School

Admission to Year 7 (11+)

All candidates must sit the School’s 11+ entrance examination, some of whom will then be invited to an interview with the Headmaster or Deputy Head. The interview is an integral part of the assessment as it provides a friendly atmosphere in which the candidate has the opportunity to share details of his or her interests and abilities. It also enables the interviewer to look further into the candidate’s performance in the entrance examination and to ascertain what contribution he or she might make to the general life of the School. A reference is also sought from the candidates primary, junior or preparatory school. The Headmaster will finalise the list of candidates who will be eligible for further consideration for admission.

Age on 1 September 2019

11.0 – 11.11

Number of places available

110

Closing Date for Registration

Friday, 23 November 2018

Date of Entrance Examination

Friday, 4 January 2019

 

 

 

Examination

 

Mathematics (1 hour)
English Composition & Use of English (1 hour)
Verbal Reasoning (45 minutes)
Non-Verbal Reasoning (30 minutes)

Interview Dates

Late January 2019

Results Posted

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Transfer from the Junior School to the Senior School at 11+ is subject to the principles set out above and to a pupil making satisfactory progress. It is for the School to deem whether progress is satisfactory or not. The parents of children who are unlikely to be offered a place in the Senior School will be informed in Form 1 (Year 5). 

Admission to Years 8 (12+) and 9 (13+)

As with the 11+ process, all candidates must sit an entrance examination, some of whom will then be invited to an interview with the Headmaster. A reference will also be sought from the candidate’s current school. The Headmaster will finalise the list of candidates who will be eligible for further consideration for admission.

Age on 1 September 2019

12.0 – 12.11 (Year 8) and 13.0 – 13.11 (Year 9)

Number of places available  

Subject to availability

Closing Date for Registration

Friday, 23 November 2018

Date of Entrance Examination  Friday, 4 January 2019

Examination

Mathematics (1 hour)
English Composition & Use of English  (1 hour)
Verbal Reasoning (45 minutes)

Non-Verbal Reasoning (30 minutes) (12+ only)

Interview Dates Late January 2019
Offers Posted Thursday, 14 February 2019

Admission to Year 10 (14+)

Information on our approach to pupils joining Year 10 may be obtained by contacting the Registrar.