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 2022-23 Dates:

11+ Admission Dates

  • 11+ Taster Morning – Saturday 8th October 2022
  • 11+ Registration Closing Date – Friday 21st October 2022
  • 11+ Entrance Exam Day – Tuesday 8th November 2022
  • 11+ Music Scholarship Auditions – Thursday 10th November 2022

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

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 2022-23 Dates

Reception Entry (4+) for September 2023:

  • Taster Afternoon- Friday 30th September 2022, 1.30pm - 2.45pm

  • Informal Play Assessment - Saturday 15th October 2022, 10am - 12noon

Year 1-6 (PPII - LIII) for September 2023:

  • Taster Afternoon for Pre-Prep IILIII: Thursday 20th October 2022
  • Assessment Day for Pre-Prep II – LIII: Tuesday 8th November 2022