How to Apply

The Application Form should be completed in full and addressed to school for the attention of Mrs A Skinner, Headmaster’s PA.

This form is available via the link on this page or from the Additional Information booklet which accompanies the prospectus.

Payment of £50 should be included with the Application Form.

Should you wish also to apply for an 11+ Music or Art Scholarship, the Applications Forms are available from the Scholarships and Bursaries section.

Mathematics, English and General Excellence Scholarships are awarded following the Entrance Exam and need not be applied for.

If you would like to apply for a Bursary, please tick the box on the Application Form. A Bursary Application Form will then be sent to you.

Schedule for entry September 2020

Thursday 10th October 2019: closing date for Applications for Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 and Bursary Applications for Year 7.

Friday 18th October 2019: Entrance Examination Day for candidates.

Entry into other school years

We welcome applications for entry into Years 8, 9 and 10 and are able to conduct an entrance examination at any point during the school year. To register your child please complete an application form and return it to the Marketing Manager, Mrs Suzanne Jackson, together with the Application Fee of £50.

Sixth Form Entry

Applications can be made at any time throughout the school year for Sixth Form entry although early application is strongly advised to ensure students are fully immersed into the school's transition programme, including the opportunity to apply for a Bursary and/or a Scholarship. 

Conditional offers are based on a student's predicted GCSE grades, or international equivalents. In the Sixth Form, students normally study three subjects and the Extended Project Qualification. 

All applicants for Year 12 entry may be considered for Academic, Music and Sports Scholarships. If the application form has been submitted before Monday, 17th December 2018 students will receive a letter inviting them to apply and outlining the scholarship process.

Students wishing to be considered for a Bursary for entry in September 2019 must also complete the Sixth Form application form and tick the appropriate box at which point a Bursary Form will be sent for completion and return no later than Friday, 12th April 2019.

Open Events

Open House: Thursday 20th June 2019

A chance for parents to visit the Senior School on a normal working day to see lessons in action and to get a feel for the positive, exciting learning atmosphere which occurs every day.

Open Morning: Saturday 22nd June 2019

A busy, exciting morning when school will be filled with prospective pupils and parents enjoying the warm, friendly atmosphere that King Henry VIII School offers. 

Bookings are not necessary for any of our Open Events.

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