Year 9 Admissions 2025
Join us at our upcoming events to find out more about Berkhamsted Girls
Registration deadline is now closed for September 2024 applications.
Registration deadline for September 2025 entry is Wednesday 27th September 2023.
Please contact our Admissions department for information on our continued interest list for out of year applications.
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
We set entry examinations for all children wishing to enter our Senior Schools to ascertain whether they can reach the academic standards we set. A reference from the pupil’s current school is also required.
We will be inviting all registered applicants to a Holistic Assessment Day on Wednesday 1 November 2023 between 09:00 – 16:45. We will be involving more than half our teaching staff on this date and therefore will not be able to organise a reserve date.
The Holistic Assessment Day will be like a day in the life of a Senior School pupil and will include:
- our entrance assessment (an online English, Mathematics, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning test)
- an interview
- a practical leadership exercise at our high ropes course
- an academic discussion
- a problem-solving exercise
- a sporting activity
Every element of the day will be observed and assessed, and we will use the observations and assessments to seek to offer places to pupils who will benefit most from our ambitious, adventurous and busy curriculum.
Monday 9 October 2023
Deadline for Scholarship applications
Please be aware that students should be registered for entry to the school when applying for a scholarship
Monday 6 November 2023
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 2025
Specific dates in November 2023 to be confirmed
- November – Music Scholarship Assessment
- November – Sport Scholarship Assessment
- November – Drama Scholarship Assessment
- November/December – Academic Scholarship Interviews
- You will be contacted following the entry assessment if your child is being invited to sit the Academic Scholarship
Assessment and Scholarship Results and Acceptances
Assessment and Scholarship result letters emailed to families
Deadline for acceptance of place sent to Admissions – date to be confirmed
Key dates for new starters
New Girls’ Evening (Senior School)
New Pupils’ Induction Day
New pupils start at Berkhamsted
Assessments and interviews for pupils who expressed interest after application deadline
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
Offers made to pupils assessed from Headteacher’s list
Acceptance deadline for offers made to pupils on Headteacher’s list
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. 2024 and 2025 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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