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Other years

Joining the school in other years

We welcome applications to join the School in Year 10 and Year 11, dependent on spaces being available.

Students joining the School in Year 10 will follow the GCSE curriculum, before continuing onto Sixth Form to study A levels, the IB or the IBCP. For students joining the school in Year 11, we offer a pre-IB year for pupils who wish to study here in Year 11 and continue into the Sixth Form.

First Steps

If you are interested in your child joining us in Year 10 or Year 11, please contact the Admissions Team to discuss this further and to confirm availability in the relevant year group. Please email or call 01258 484633 and the Admissions Team will be delighted to assist you.

Frequently asked questions about joining in other years

  • Q Do you have places available in other years?  


    Our standard entry points are for Year 9 and Year 12 entry however, occasionally we do have places available in Year 10 or Year 11. Please contact us for up-to-date information on availability.

  • Q How do we apply for a place?  


    Once you have contacted the Admissions Department and confirmed that there is availability in the year group you would like your child onto join, the Admissions Team can arrange for you to visit the school.  To apply for a place for your child you will need to complete a registration form and submit this along with the £250 registration fee (please do not complete the registration form until the Admissions Team have confirmed spaces are available). 

  • Q Is there an entry exam?  


    All applicants are required to sit GL Assessments CAT4, have an interview with one of our admissions tutors and we will seek a reference from their current school.

  • Q Do you offer scholarships and bursaries?  


    Unfortunately, we are not able to offer scholarships or bursaries for entry into years other than 9 and 12.

  • Q How do we apply from overseas?  


    We welcome applications from all over the world, and if spaces are available into any year group. To find out more about applying from overseas please click here.