Admissions FAQ's

Yes, 8th May 2024

When your child is in year 5. You can apply online from the March in this section of the website.

You can register your child using the online from the beginning of March in this section of the website.

6.5 miles as the crow flies from the Post Office address point of the school to the Post Office address point of the applicant.

If you unsure whether your property is in–catchment please check using this link. Alternatively, contact the school and we are happy to check your address on your behalf.  If you are thinking of moving house to be in our catchment area, please check with us before you buy, and you must be resident in the property on the 1st September before your child takes the tests i.e. one year before your child would start at the school

Verbal Reasoning tests. One multiple choice and one standard written test.

The applicants are given a 15 minute practice test before they sit their main paper.  Books of 11+ Verbal Reasoning papers can be purchased from most book and stationery shops. We also have some example questions which can be found here.

Students who take our 11+ remain on our waiting list for 3 years.  You can appeal against the decision if your child doesn’t get a place by writing to the Headteacher, Mrs. S. Buck in the first instance.

We do have late tests for anybody who has missed our entry dates, these include tests for entry to years 7, 8, 9 and 10, for anybody moving into the area.  Students who took the tests at 11+ entry are not allowed to retake tests until year 9 for entry into year 10 if they so wish. Contact the school if you would like to apply using



Sixth Form Applications are welcomed from external students.  The closing date for these is usually the end of February, although late applications will be considered.  Our Open Evening is usually during November.  Please see our Sixth Form Prospectus for entry qualifications.