Year 7 Admissions 2023

Join us at a number of events as you discover Berkhamsted Boys

ADMISSIONS

Virtual Events

Join us at our virtual events to find out more about Berkhamsted Boys

This event has now passed for 2023 entry.

Join us in July 2023 for September 2024 entry.

 

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ADMISSIONS

In Person

Please book for our upcoming on-site events:

Berkhamsted Boys Open Event – this event has now passed.

Details of our 2023 Open Event will be available shortly. 

We recommend attending these events as early as Year 4 in order to complete all the open events we have available throughout the admissions journey.

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Registration Deadline – Now closed for September 2023 applications.

 

Please contact our Admissions department for information on our continued interest list for out of year applications.

 

 

Following registration

Assessments and Interviews – 10 – 14 October

 

Entry Requirements

We set entry examinations for all children wishing to enter our Senior Schools to ascertain whether they can reach the academic standards we set.

An interview with the Headteacher/Deputy of Berkhamsted Boys is scheduled ahead of the entry assessment.  A reference from the pupil’s current school is also required.

Year 7 entry test

Candidates seeking 11+ entry to Berkhamsted Boys in September 2021 and beyond will be required to take the Independent Schools Examinations Board (ISEB) Common Pre-Test ideally at the pupil’s current school between Monday 10 and Friday 14 October

Scholarship Dates

 

Monday 10 October

Deadline for Scholarship applications
Please be aware that students should be registered for entry to the school when applying for a scholarship

Monday 7 November

Deadline for return of applications for additional means-tested funding **

** (additional means tested funding is only awarded in conjunction with a scholarship)

 

Scholarship Assessments for Year 7 entry**

  • Monday 14 November – Sport Scholarship Assessment
  • Tuesday 15 November – Music Scholarship Assessment
  • Friday 18 November – Drama Scholarship Assessment
  • Friday 18 November – Academic Scholarship Interviews
  • You will be contacted in the week leading up to Friday 18 November if your child is being invited to sit the Academic Scholarship

Offers and Acceptances

 

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Assessment and Scholarship result letters emailed

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Deadline for acceptance of places

Key dates for new starters

If successful

April 2023

Date to be confirmed – New Boys’ Evening (Senior School)

June 2023

Date to be confirmed – New Pupils’ Induction Day 1 (Senior School)

September 2023

Tuesday 5 September (provisional)

New Pupils’ Induction Day 2 (Senior School)

Tuesday 5 September (provisional)

New pupils start at Berkhamsted

Wednesday 6 September

Term begins

ADMISSIONS

Personal Tours

We advise visiting Berkhamsted at one of our on-site Open Events in the first instance. For families looking for entry in the next two years (i.e. 2022 and 2023 entry), we can offer group and individual tours of our school sites.

To book a place on a personal tour please complete the form below and our Admissions team will be in touch in due course to make arrangements.

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School Journey

Day Nursery

The perfect environment for very young children to take their first steps into the wider world.

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Day Nursery

Age 0 – 3 Co-Ed
Pre-Prep

Each and every child is at the centre of everything we do.

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Pre-Prep

Age 3 – 7 Co-Ed
Prep

A supportive, family community which fosters a strong sense of belonging.

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Prep

Age 7 – 11 Co-Ed
Heatherton

Our role is to inspire, support and foster a love of learning.

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Heatherton

Age 3 – 4 Co-Ed Nursery
4 – 11 Girls
Boys

Exceptional single-sex classroom education with co-educational opportunities for boys.

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Boys

Age 11 – 16
Day & Boarding
Girls

Where girls flourish academically while allowing them to experience co-educational opportunities.

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Girls

Age 11 – 16
Day & Boarding
Sixth

A dynamic and diverse community that offers a stimulating and supportive environment.

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Sixth

Age 16 – 18 Co-Ed
Day & Boarding