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.

All admissions are managed through our on-line portal found here

Special Arrangements

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

Open Mornings

Please see below for our upcoming Open Mornings.

Our 2022 Open Morning dates will be confirmed soon. 

Pre-Prep 

Saturday 23rd April 2022

For 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. 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 McGuiness: email ppadmissions@bishopsstortfordcollege.org or call 01279 838626. 

Whole College 

2022 Dates TBC

For all stages of entry

There will be guided tours, talks by the Headmaster, Heads of the Prep School and Pre-Prep, plus the opportunity to chat to staff, pupils and current parents. Whether visiting for the first time, or returning to see more, this is an ideal
opportunity to have a look around all areas of the College that are of interest, and soak up the atmosphere from Pre-Prep through to the Senior School.

Sixth Form 

2022 Dates TBC

For 16+ entry in 2023.

Designed for those considering entry to our Sixth Form in September 2023, 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 email admissions@bishopsstortfordcollege.org or call 01279 838604. 

Prep School 

2022 Dates TBC

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: email psadmissions@bishopsstortfordcollege.org or call 01279 838607. 

 

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