Year 9 Admissions 2024

Join us at a number of events as you discover

Berkhamsted Girls


Virtual Events

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

This event has now passed for 2023 entry.

Join us in July 2023 for September 2025 entry.


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In Person

Please book for our upcoming on-site events:

Berkhamsted Girls Open Event – has passed.

Details for our 2023 event will be available shortly.


Book your place

Registration Deadline – Now closed for September 2023 and September 2024 applications.


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


Following registration

Please note that Year 7 is our Admissions in-take for Berkhamsted Girls – all other year groups are subject to places being available


Assessments and Interviews


Saturday 26 November

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.

The assessment for 13+ entry includes an online English, Mathematics, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning test to be sat at Berkhamsted School in Year 7 on Saturday 26 November.  

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

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 9 entry 2024**

  • Tuesday 15 November – Music Scholarship Assessment
  • Wednesday 16 November – Sport Scholarship Assessment
  • Thursday 17 November – Drama Scholarship Assessment
  • Friday 9 December  – Academic Scholarship Interviews
  • You will be contacted in the week leading up to Friday 9 December if your child is being invited to sit the Academic Scholarship

Assessment and Scholarship Results and Acceptances


Monday 9 January 2023

Assessment and Scholarship result letters emailed

Monday 30 January 2023

Deadline for acceptance of places

Key dates for new starters

If successful

April 2024

Dates to be confirmed – New Girls’ Evening (Senior School)

June 2024

Setting examinations


September 2024

Dates to be confirmed – New Pupils’ Induction Day
Dates to be confirmed – New pupils start at Berkhamsted
Dates to be confirmed – Term begins

Assessments and interviews for pupils who expressed interest after application deadline

November 2023

Dates to be confirmed – Assessments and interviews for pupils who expressed interest after application deadline on ‘Headteacher’s list’, subject to there being places available

December 2023

Offers made to pupils assessed from Headteacher’s list

January 2024

Acceptance deadline for offers made to pupils on Headteacher’s list


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

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

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Age 3 – 7 Co-Ed

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

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Age 7 – 11 Co-Ed

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

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Age 3 – 4 Co-Ed Nursery
4 – 11 Girls

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

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Age 11 – 16
Day & Boarding

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

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Age 11 – 16
Day & Boarding

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

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Age 16 – 18 Co-Ed
Day & Boarding