Key Admissions Dates

If you have any questions about any of these please telephone the Senior or Prep School Registrar:

Senior School Registrar:
email Mrs Clare Woodgates
 +44 1483 899609
Prep School Registrar:
email Mrs Sarah Waller
+44 1483 899665

Main points of entry are:
4+ (Reception), 7+ (Year 3), 9+ (Year 5), 11+ (Year 7), 13+ (Year 9) and Sixth Form. Places occasionally arise outside these year groups. Please contact our Senior or Prep School Registrar to enquire about these possible opportunities.

We look forward to meeting you.

Senior School 2023-24 Dates:

11+ Admission Dates

  • 11+ Taster Morning
    Saturday 7th October 2023
  • 11+ Registration Closing Date
    Friday 13th October 2023
  • 11+ Entrance Exam Day 
    Tuesday 7th November 2023
  • 11+ Music Scholarship Auditions
    Thursday 9th November 2023

13+ Admission Dates

  • 13+ Registration Closing Date
    Friday 15th September 2023
  • 13+ Entrance Exam Day
    Friday 13th October 2023

Sixth Form Admission Dates

  • Sixth Form Open Evening
     Friday 29th September 2023
  • Sixth Form Registration Closing Date
    Friday 6th October 2023
  • Sixth Form Entrance Exams
    Friday 3rd November 2023

Boarding Information

  • To learn more about boarding at St Catherine’s, please contact the Registrar for further information.
  • ‘Boarding Taster’ opportunities are available for girls who are registered to sit entrance examinations.

Prep School 2023-24 Dates

September 2023 Entry

Places may arise in some year groups.  If you are interested in joining us in September 2023, please contact our Prep School Registrar, Sarah Waller, for more information. 

September 2024 Entry

Reception Entry (4+) Admissions

  • Reception Taster Afternoon
    Friday 6th October 2023
  • Reception Informal Assessment
    Saturday 14th October 2023
  • Reception Offer-Holders Event
    Friday 10th November 2023


  • Taster Morning
    Friday 20th October
  • Assessment Day
    Tuesday 7th November 2023

If these dates are not convenient then we are happy to arrange 1:1 visits and assessments.