Entry at 13+ Pre-Test 2023

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 2023 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 Reasoning. Please see links at the bottom of this page for sample papers.


Monday 16 November 2020 – Closing date for applications
If you have missed this date and still wish to apply, please contact the Admissions Secretary, Mrs Philippa Watkins on 01737 222231 or email: admissions@reigategrammar.org

Friday 8 January 2021 – Entrance Examination
All candidates will automatically be considered for academic scholarships.

Saturday 23 and Saturday 30 January 2021 – 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.

Offers of places
Offers of places for 13+ Pre-Test entry will be sent to parents during February 2021. 13+ Pre-Test offers made to candidates in Year 6 are conditional on continued academic performance.

For more information or if you have any queries please contact the Admissions Secretary, Mrs Philippa Watkins on 01737 222231 or email: admissions@reigategrammar.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.