Children come and spend a morning at school, working on a variety of activities and seen by staff.
Children spend half a day in school and undertake standardised assessments in numeracy and literacy. If the child is old enough a Parallel Spelling Test is used.
Children are seen by staff. They spend a day at school, working with a class within a variety of activities. A further half day is taken on standardised tests in numeracy and literacy.
Children spend a day at school with a class working within a variety of activities. A further half day is taken on standardised tests in numeracy and literacy. An Assessment of Abilities and Attitudes Form is requested of the child’s current Form Teacher/Head Teacher for those children of Year 3 age and above.
Candidates will be invited to spend a day at the school when they will undertake examinations appropriate to their age and the school’s standard expectations. The rest of the day will be spent with their prospective peer group in lesson time and at break/lunch times. It is the policy of the Senior School that the admission of a candidate should be likely to raise the ability profile of the relevant year group and enhance its character. At all ages, a reference will have been sought from the candidate’s current school.