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Admissions Calendar

Friday 25th November
Y7 Intake 2017-Open Afternoon. Welcome and presentation by Head, Mrs Clare Sherwood, in the Roald Dahl Studio followed by tours of the senior section with current pupils.
December to January Short interviews for all Year 7 applicants with the Head or one of the Deputy Heads, Mr L Moon & Dr N Horleston
Friday 13th January 2017 Deadline for Y7 Music and All-Rounder Scholarship applications. Application Forms available to download from the website.
Friday 20th January Taster Day for Registered Pupils for Y7 entry in September- An opportunity to experience a typical day at the School
Saturday 21st January
Entrance Testing for Registered Pupils for Y7 entry in September 2016 (Results used to identify potential Academic Scholars)
w/c Monday 23rd January Year 7 Music Scholarship auditions with the Director of Music, Mr P Aspden.
Year 7 All-Rounder auditions/assessments/interviews with relevant Heads of Departments
w/c Monday 30th January Year 7 Academic Scholarship interviews for high academic achievers-by invitation.
w/c Monday 6th  February     Places and scholarships for Y7 entry 2017 offered to successful candidates.
Waiting list arranged in rank order for other applicants until places become available.
Friday 15th February Deadline for Y7 Bursary applications NB Full documentary evidence required.
Monday 27th February Y7 Bursary outcomes notified.    
Wednesday 1st March Deadline to accept Y7 offers. An acceptance deposit of £500 is required to confirm acceptance. This will be retained if places are subsequently cancelled.
Tuesday 20th June Induction Day. New senior pupils will be placed in their House group and will meet their House Tutor and House Master as well as experiencing lessons.
Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd September Year 7 Team Building weekend in Powys. Two night residential activity weekend at Manor Adventure in Powys. Optional however most pupils attend. Cost will be approximately £175 and must be paid in full by 30th April.
Thursday 13th October
Sixth Form Open Evening- Brief talks from Faculty Heads, Teachers available to discuss the content and demands of the A level subjects.
Tours with current Sixth Form students.
Friday 4th November Deadline for all Sixth Form Scholarship and Bursary applications. Application forms available to download from the website or from the Registrar.
Friday 11th November A Day in the Life of a Sixth Former - An opportunity for Year 11 pupils to gain some insight into life in the Sixth Form. Pupils will choose four subjects to study for the day and will experience Sixth Form dress code, lunch etc.
Saturday 12th November
Sixth Form Academic scholarship exam
w/c Monday 21st November
and Monday 28th November
Sixth Form Academic scholarship interviews for successful exam candidates with Headmaster, Head of Sixth Form and External Academics
w/c Monday 28th November Sixth Form Music and Sport assessments.    
w/c Monday 12th December Results of all Sixth Form scholarships and means-tested bursaries advised
Friday 13th January 2017 Sixth Form scholarship offers to be accepted and places to be reserved for non-scholarship applicants
Friday 17th February A Level option forms submitted to Head of Sixth Form
w/c 27th Feb Confirmation of Sixth Form place offers
Friday 31st March
(end of term)
Acceptance of places in the Sixth Form
Saturday 1st October 2016
Whole School Open Morning

Thursday 13th October 2016


Sixth Form Open Evening

Friday 25th November 2016


Open Afternoon for Year 7 Entry 2017
Wednesday 15th February 2017
9.30 to 11.30
Primary Open Morning-Nursery to Y6
Wednesday 29th March 2017
9.30 – 11.30
Senior Open Morning-Year 7-13
Tuesday 9th May 2017
9.30 – 11.30
Primary Open Morning-Nursery to Y6

Wednesday 7th September


Whole School Open Morning

Saturday 7th October, 10:00-12:30
Nursery to Sixth Form
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