14+ Entry

A limited number of places may become available for 14+ entry each year.

Candidates must be under 15 years of age on September 1st of the year of entry.

Visiting the School
Prospective parents are strongly encouraged to visit the School where they will meet the Registrar and experience a tour with a current pupil.
Please contact the Admissions Office: admissions@kings-school.co.uk
Open Days are held on a Saturday morning in each of the three terms. 

 

Registration
The first step in the admissions process is to Register via the link on the main Admissions page and submit the online Registration Form along with a non-returnable registration fee of £200.
UKiset results are not required to register.
The deadline for registration is 13th December 2019 for 2020 entry.

 

Examination and offer of a place
Examinations for 2020 entry are being held on Saturday January 11th 2020. Examinations can be taken either at The King’s School or, if overseas, at the nearest British Council Office.

The total length of the exam is 3 hours allowing for short breaks between each section.

The examinations will be using the online GL Assessment CAT4 which tests:

  • Part 1 (Spatial) 30 minutes
  • Part 2 (Verbal) 40 minutes
  • Part 3 (Numerical) 40 minutes
  • Part 4 (an English written paper consisting of a comprehension exercise and a creative writing task) 40 minutes

Examinations are accompanied by an interview with the Registrar, either at King’s or by Skype.

Alongside the results of these tests, individual character and circumstance together with the ability to contribute widely to the extensive range of co-curricular activities are also taken into consideration.

 

Offer of a place and House allocation
The offer of a place will be dependent on satisfactory performance in the King’s entrance examination and interview.
Allocation to a House will be largely dependent on existing vacancies within the year group.

 

Confirmation of a place
A place is confirmed through the payment of a deposit.

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