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Entry at 13+ Pre-Test 2027

The recommended route for 13+ applications

There are two routes for entry to Reigate Grammar School at 13+. Candidates may either sit the entrance examination whilst they are in Year 8 or sit the 13+ pre-test whilst they are in Year 6.

13 + Pre-Test entrance procedure
(for candidates in Year 6)

Candidates wishing to join the school at 13+ in September 2027 may sit the entrance examination whilst they are in Year 6. Boys and girls who will be 13 years old on the 1 September of the year of proposed entry sit an entrance examination in the spring term of Year 6. Three areas will be assessed: Mathematics, English and verbal & non-verbal Reasoning. Sample papers can be found below.


KEY DATES FOR YOUR DIARY (Indicative)

Mid November 2024 – Closing date for applications
If you have miss this date and still wish to apply, please contact Mrs Marie Walker in Admissions on 01737 222231 or email: admissions@reigategrammar.org

Late November 2024 – Scholarships Form Deadline

Early January 2025 – Bursary Application Deadline

Early January 2024 – 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.

TBC Saturday in January 2025 – 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.

Late January 2025 – Scholarship Assessment Days

Early March 2025 – Acceptance forms returned
Offers of places for 13+ pre test entry will be sent to parents during February 2025, in line with other local independent schools.


ENTRANCE EXAM GUIDANCE (for 2027 entry)

There will be three exams: Mathematics, English and a written Reasoning test (verbal and non-verbal). Sample entrance examination papers for 13+ pre test entry can be found below.

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 Mrs Marie Walker in Admissions on 01737 222231 or email: admissions@reigategrammar.org

References
In advance of any entrance examination or interview, we will always ask each candidate’s current school for a confidential written report. It is therefore important that parents inform their child’s current school that they have lodged an application with us.