Admissions

Joining Highgate

7+ entry

In 2021, there will be places for approximately 70 pupils (boys and girls) to join 40 Pre-Prep pupils, moving into Year 3 in our Junior School.

Key dates for 7+ entry in 2021

Open day: Saturday 26 September 2020
Application deadline: Friday 20 November 2020 at noon.
Application fee: £150
7+ entrance examination: 7 December 2020
7+ interviews: Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 January 2021
Offer letters: Friday 29 January 2021
Acceptance deadline: Friday 5 February 2021.

Fee information

Visit us

Our main Open Day for 2021 entry and beyond will take place on Saturday 26 September 2020. Booking will open here in June.

Tours of the Junior School will recommence as soon as we are able after school reopens. Please contact jsadmissions@highgateschool.org.uk to book a place.  Priority will be given to families considering 2021 entry, and we will be in touch those families whose tours have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic as soon as we have rescheduled. We very much look forward to meeting you as soon as we are able.

Application Deadline
Friday 20 November 2020 12noon

Please review our admissions policy, then complete and submit your application by this date, including your fee. All applications are acknowledged and we keep you advised on forthcoming admissions events.

Application Form

Entrance exams
Monday 7 December 2020

Our candidates sit tests at Highgate, with papers in English, Mathematics and non-verbal reasoning. We also request a confidential report from your child’s current head teacher.

7+ admissions policy
Criteria for 7+ entry

Interviews
Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 January 2021

A significant proportion of our candidates are invited back and interviewed in groups. They attend taster lessons and have the opportunity to find out more about Highgate.

Successful candidates
Friday 29 January 2021

Our offer letters are posted to successful candidates. Responses must be received by noon on 5 February 2021.

Welcoming parents and pupils
June 2021

In our Summer term, our new pupils attend an induction afternoon to see our School, and meet their new classmates and their teacher. Parents are invited to a welcome evening to give you the information you need for starting at Highgate.

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