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Admissions

The majority of children join us in Year 7, but children are welcome to join in other year groups as space allows. Children who want to come to Princethorpe sit an entrance examination in the November of the year before they are due to start in September. 

We understand that choosing the right school for your child is an important decision. This is why we encourage prospective pupils and their parents to visit us both formally and informally to get a true flavour of the school before registering to take the entrance examinations in November.

Click here to view when are next Open Events are. 

Competition for places is high, as are standards, but the school also looks for young people who will contribute to the wider life of the school. In recent years we have been considerably oversubscribed.

Entrance Examinations Day for September 2022 entry will take place on Saturday 6 November 2021 from 9.30am to 3.30pm. The deadline for registrations, scholarship and bursary applications is Friday 1 October 2021, to facilitate the seeking of references from the candidate’s current school. The results of the Entrance Exams will be published on Thursday 25 November 2021, when the decision is also shared with the candidate’s current school. 

Click here to read more about our Entrance Exams. Click here to find out more about Scholarships and Bursaries.

Our Registrar, Vanessa Rooney, Assistant Registrar, Helen Morgan and Admissions Administrator, Catherine Rogers will be pleased to talk you through the admissions process.

Please contact them on 01926 634201/262/297 or 07930 601877 respectively, alternatively email them at admissions@princethorpe.co.uk

" We definitely made the right choice of school and are very grateful that you gave her a place. The main reason we initially fell in love with the school was hearing about the 'ethos' and the pastoral care. At the time I said to others that all schools talk about these things but yours was the only school where I really believed it. My instincts were right!"

current parent
 

Our Registrar, Mrs Vanessa Rooney and her assistants, Miss Helen Morgan and Mrs Catherine Rogers will be pleased to talk you through the admissions process.

Please contact them on 01926 634201/262/297 or on the new Admissions mobile telephone numbers, 07930 601877 and 07951 075247. 

If you have any further questions you can also email them at admissions@princethorpe.co.uk

 

 
 

 

Admissions Update e-Newsletter

Why not take a look at our Admissions Update e-newsletter. This publication is packed with news to give you a feel for College life, forthcoming events which are open to prospective pupils and their families and helpful advice about the admissions process.

To view our latest Admissions Newsletter please click here.

 

“Throughout the whole process we always felt fully informed and we like the personal touch of all information coming to us both and with our child's name on”

prospective family