Admissions

Joining Highgate

7+ entry

In 2020, 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 2020

Open day: Saturday 28 September 2019
Application deadline: 22 November 2019
Application fee: £150
7+ entrance examination: 9 December 2019
7+ interviews: Tuesday 14 to Thursday 16 January 2020
Offer letters sent: 27 January 2020
Acceptance deadline: 7 February 2020.

Fee information

Visit us

Thank you to everyone who visited us on Saturday 28 September for our Junior School Open Day.

Tours of the Junior School will recommence next term for the parents of children looking at 2021 entry and beyond. Please contact jsadmissions@highgateschool.org.uk to book a place.  The next tours takes place on Friday 28 February, Wednesday 11 March and Tuesday 17 March 2020.

Application Deadline
Friday 22 November 2019 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 9 December 2019

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 14 to Thursday 16 January 2020

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
Monday 27 January 2020

Our offer letters are posted to successful candidates. Responses must be received by noon on 7 February 2020.

Welcoming parents and pupils
June 2020

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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