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 Sally Manhire
+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.

We look forward to meeting you.

Senior School

11+ Admission Dates

  • 11+ Taster Morning – Saturday 9th October 2021 - For registered girls only - NOW FULL
  • 11+ Registration Closing Date – Friday 5th November 2021
  • 11+ Entrance Exam Day – Tuesday 11th January 2022

  • 11+ Music Scholarship Auditions – Saturday 15th January 2022

13+ Admission Dates

  • 13+ Registration Closing Date – Friday 17th September 2021

  • 13+ Entrance Exam Day – Monday 18th October 2021

6th Form Admission Dates

  • Sixth Form Open Evening – Friday 1st October

  • Sixth Form Registration Closing Date -  Friday 8th October 2021

  • Sixth Form Entrance Exams – Friday 5th November 2021

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.

2023 Dates:

11+ Admission Dates

  • 11+ Taster Morning – Saturday 8th October 2022
  • 11+ Registration Closing Date – Friday 4th November 2022
  • 11+ Entrance Exam Day – Tuesday 10th January 2023
  • 11+ Music Scholarship Auditions – Saturday 14th January 2023

13+ Admission Dates

  • 13+ Registration Closing Date – Friday 16th September 2022
  • 13+ Entrance Exam Day – Monday 17th October 2022 

Sixth Form Admission Dates

  • Sixth Form Open Evening – Friday 30th September 2022
  • Sixth Form Registration Closing Date -  Friday 7th October 2022
  • Sixth Form Entrance Exams – Friday 4th November 2022

Prep School

  • Reception Entry Informal assessment - Saturday 16th October 2021

  • Reception Taster Afternoon -
    Friday 1st October 2021

  • Taster afternoon - Year 1- 6 -
    Thursday 18th November 2021

  • January Assessment - Year 1 - 6 -
    Tuesday 11th January 2022

  • Reception Taster Afternoon - Thursday 24th February 2022 1:30-2:45pm

  • Play Assessment for Reception Entry -
    Saturday 5th March 2022 10am-12noon

  • Taster afternoon - Year 1- 6 -
    Friday 18th March 9am-2:30pm

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