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Year 7 Entry

Entry into the Senior School from the Junior School is automatic, provided that the Head feels a girl will cope with the work, Entry from other schools is by examination, interview and reference.

Years 8 to 11 Entry

Girls of all senior ages are welcome and placed according to ability – the main ages for entry are 11 and 13 years of age. Those looking to enter Year 9 will be required to select their GCSE option subjects prior to entry, in order that they begin an appropriate three-year GCSE programme of study.

Entrance Exams

The Entrance & Scholarship Examinations for entry to Year 7 to 9 in September 2019 will take place on 9th January 2019. Further information will be available from Monday 4th November 2019 and the deadline for applications is Friday 29th November 2019. The entrance exams consist of an interview, cognitive ability test and leadership tasks. Creative Scholarship assessments will take place the week commencing Monday 13th January 2020. Please return a completed registration form and fee to our Admissions team if you would like to apply.

We aim to make the entrance examination process as relaxed and enjoyable as possible. The main purpose is to establish the standard the girls have reached at their current schools so that we can be confident that the education we provide will build on their current strengths and meet their educational needs.

Mid Year Places

It is possible to admit girls mid-year if there are places available.

Contact Us

Please email the Registrar or call 01444 241050 for further information.