Admissions and Open Mornings

Main Entry Points

Pre-Prep School 4+ Reception
Prep School 7+, 10+ and 11+ Years 3, 6 and 7
Senior School 13+ Year 9 for GCSE courses
Sixth Form 16+ Year 12/Sixth Form for A Level courses


We will, of course, consider children for entry to other year groups, if places are available.

Entry Procedure Overview

Our entry procedure can be summarised in 5 steps: Initial enquiry and visit; Application; Assessment; Offer of a place; Acceptance of a place. Further details of these are available, by section of the College, in the menu on the left.

Special Arrangements

Full details of our policies on Special Educational Needs, English as an Additional Language and Disabilities are available here.

Open Mornings

We hold Open Mornings at various times throughout the year. Dates for 2021 are to be confirmed. To view content from the 2020 Open Mornings please follow the link here

To register an interest, please follow the link here.

Pre-Prep 

April 2021 (date to be confirmed)

For Reception/4+ entry.

The Pre-Prep Open Morning provides the opportunity for visiting families to view our facilities for both inside and outside learning and meet the Head of Pre-Prep. You will be able to gain a feel for the environment whilst chatting with staff about the breadth of opportunities and life within the College.

If you wish to book a personal visit, please get in touch with the Pre-Prep Admissions Officer, Mrs Sally McGuinness on 01279 838626. 

All Stages of Entry 

September 2021 (date to be confirmed)

The All Stages of Entry Open Morning provides the opportunity for visiting families to have a guided tour, listen to talks by the Head, Heads of the Prep School and Pre-Prep, as well as the opportunity to hear from staff, pupils and current parents. Whether visiting for the first time, or returning to see more, this is the ideal opportunity to look around all areas of the College and soak up the atmosphere. 

Sixth Form 

October 2021 (date to be confirmed)

For 16+ entry in 2022.

Designed for those considering entry to our Sixth Form in September 2022. In addition to the introductory talks, you will have the opportunity to tour the College on a normal working day, meet informally with staff and pupils and discuss subject choices with the Sixth Form Management Team and Heads of Department. 

If you wish to book a personal visit, please get in touch with the Senior School Admissions Officer, Mrs Christine Stanley on 01279 838604. 

Prep School 

November 2021 (date to be confirmed)

For 7+ to 11+ entry (Years 3 to 7).

An opportunity to visit the Prep School on a normal working day, with guided tours, an introductory talk from the Head of the Prep School and the opportunity to chat to current pupils, parents and staff. There will also be the opportunity to tour the Senior School if required. 

If you wish to book a personal visit, please get in touch with the Prep School Admissions Officer, Mrs Fiona Brett, on 01279 838607. 

Current Information Booklet 2020/2021 

To view our most frequently asked questions relating to Admissions, please click here