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Year 7 Admissions

Admission to Year 7 is by the 11+ selection test.

Applicants must register for the 11+ tests which take place in September each year. The deadline date to register is in July of the previous academic year. Please see the Consortium of Selective Schools Website for details  www.csse.org.uk

11+ Test information and sample tests can also be found on CSSE website  www.csse.org.uk

The  School Admissions Policy can be downloaded or viewed via the link below. 

Open Morning or Afternoon Tours & Headteacher's Talk

Prospective Year 7 students (Sept 2019 entry) and their parents have the opportunity to visit the school for a daytime tour during the week of Monday 9 July to Friday 13 July, 2018.   There will be a talk by the Headteacher at 7pm on Monday 16 July, 2018.

Advance booking via the School Office is required for both these events and will open after the Easter holidays.  

In Year Admissions

Applicants for places other than for the start of Year 7 will be tested if and when a place becomes available. The school holds an ‘enquiry list’ for applicants who wish to be considered for testing should a place become available. Where a vacancy does occur, all applicants on the enquiry list will be contacted and invited to sit the entrance tests.  The tests are held at the discretion of the school.  The tests and assessments will not aim to replicate the 11+ selection tests but will seek to establish whether the applicant can sustain the pace of the school's classroom education, fit the levels of achievement of the relevant year group, and has sufficient knowledge and understanding to undertake the relevant year group's existing programmes of study. An academic reference may also be sought from the applicant’s current school. The school reserves the right not to fill a place if the candidates are not judged to be of the required academic standard.

Please see the School Admissions Policy below.

Applications should be made on the Essex Mid Term Admissions Form (see link below)

Essex County Council information regarding mid-term admissions

Essex County Council Mid-term Admission Application Form


Sixth Form Admissions 

Click here for the Sixth Form section of the website to download a copy of the Prospectus and details about the Sixth Form Admissions process.


Consultation on 2019 Admissions Policy

Click here to review information on our current consultation on 2019 Admissions Policy