Entry at 11+
For entry in September 2022
Boys and girls who will be 11 years old on 1 September of the year of proposed entry sit an entrance examination early in January of the same year. There will be three papers, one each in Mathematics, English and verbal & non-verbal Reasoning. Please note that for September 2022 entry, the sample papers below will be updated in spring/summer 2021. Currently, they apply only to those applying for September 2021 entry.
KEY DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Monday 15 November 2021 – Closing date for applications
If you have missed this date and still wish to apply, please contact the Admissions Registrar, Mrs Philippa Watkins on 01737 222231 or email: email@example.com
Friday 26 November 2021 – Scholarships Form Deadline
Monday 3rd January 2022 – Bursary Application Deadline
Friday 7 January 2022 – 11+ exam day
During the day, prospective pupils also have the opportunity to sample one of the many activities that are on offer. All candidates will automatically be considered for academic scholarships.
Saturday 22 January & Saturday 29 January – Interviews
Candidates are interviewed by a member of staff and will be asked to talk about their hobbies and interests. Candidates will also have a group interview with the Headmaster.
Saturday 22*, Wednesday 26, Thursday 27 and Saturday 29* January – Scholarship Assessment Days *tbc
Thursday 10 February 2022 – offers of places
Offers of places for 11+ entry will be sent to parents during February 2022, in line with other local independent schools.
Monday 7 March 2022 (midday). Acceptance Forms returned
ENTRANCE EXAM GUIDANCE (for 2022 entry)
There will be three exams: Mathematics, English and a Reasoning test (verbal and non-verbal). Sample entrance examination papers for 2022 entry will be made available in the autumn term of 2021. The samples currently on the website relate to 2021 entry only. Owing to ongoing changes with covid restrictions, assessment papers and format is subject to change.
The computerised example below provides a sample of the types of questions that will appear in the RGS assessment.
For more information or if you have any queries please contact the Admissions Registrar, Mrs Philippa Watkins on 01737 222231 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In advance of any entrance examination or interview, we will always ask each candidate’s current school for a written report. It is therefore important that parents inform their child’s current school that they have lodged an application with us.