Our Admissions Registrar, Mrs Diane Jakes, will be happy to advise and clarify any points concerning the entry procedures or arrange a private visit to the School. You are welcome to contact her direct by telephone 0044 (0) 1600 710433 or email

Points of Entry

Our main points of entry are at age 7, 11,13 and 16 in the autumn term. However, we can consider pupils joining at other ages and at other times of year if places are available.

Entrance Assessment Dates – For 2017 Entry
7+ Grange Entry Assessment Saturday 4 March 2017
11+ General Entry Interviews Saturday 7, 9, 10, 11 January &
Friday 3 February 2017
Interviewer Briefing: Friday 6 January 2017
11+ General Entry Assessments Saturday 4 February 2017
11+ Music Auditions Early January 2017, by arrangement
11+ Sports Trials Wednesday 25 January 2017
11+ Induction Day Friday 23 June 2017
13+ Sports Trials Friday 24 February 2017
13+ Exam & Foundation/Music Scholarships Monday 27 February to Wednesday 1 March 2017
13+/12+/14+ Examination Friday 10 March 2017
13+ Summer Common Entrance Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 June 2017
13+ Induction Day Friday 30 June 2017
13+ Music Auditions Late February 2017, by arrangement
Sixth Form Taster Day/Information Evening Thursday 13 October 2016
Sixth Form Scholarships Monday/Tuesday 14 -15 November 2016
Sixth Form Sports Trials Tuesday 15 November 2016
Sixth Form Interview dates (non-scholarship) Saturday 19 November 2016
Tuesday 15 November am only (sportsmen)
Saturday 4 February 2017
Sixth Form Music auditions by arrangement in November and February

For all candidates, we like to request a report from their current school and also invite them along for a brief interview. However, if the above dates are not convenient, we can sometimes arrange alternative dates and entry papers can be sent abroad for those living overseas. Past papers and guidelines for the entry assessments may be requested from the Admissions Registrar or can be downloaded from this website.

Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Awards are available for the autumn entry to those joining at age 11,13, and 16 to both day boys and boarders

2016-17 Day & Boarding Nationality Split