Entry at 13+

For entry in September 2023

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+ entrance procedure September 2023 (for candidates who will be in Year 8 in September 2022)

For boys and girls who will be 13 years old on 1 September of the year of proposed entry sit an entrance examination in the November preceding the year of entry. Three areas will be assessed: Mathematics, English and Reasoning; please see links at the bottom of this page for sample papers.

KEY DATES FOR YOUR DIARY (exact dates will be published in the Summer Term of 2022)

Wednesday 12 October 2022– 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: admissions@reigategrammar.org

Friday 21 October 2022 – Scholarship Form Deadline

Wednesday 2 November 2022 – Bursary Form Deadline

Friday 4 November 2022 – Entrance examination and interviews
All candidates will automatically be considered for academic scholarships. All candidates will spend the day at RGS which will include an interview with a member of staff and a group interview with the Headmaster.

Friday 11 November 2022 – Scholarship Assessment Day

Friday 25 November 2022 – offers of places
Offers of places for will be sent to parents on at the end of November 2021.

Tuesday 27 February 2023 – Acceptance Forms returned

For more information or if you have any queries please contact the Admissions Registrar, 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.


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