Entry Points & Process

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Entry Points & Process

Main Entry Points

Nursery (age 2 – 4)
Reception (age 4+)
Year 3 (age 7+)
Year 7 (age 11+)
Year 9 (age 13+)
Year 12 (age 16+)

Entry to other year groups is subject to availability.


Registration & Assessment

After visiting the school, parents need to register their child who will then be invited for a taster day and where applicable, an assessment. The assessment is tailored to the year group applied for.


Entry Point Entry Assessments & Requirements
Nursery Taster session
Reception Taster session
Years 3 - 6 Assessment of English and Maths
Year 7 Interview & Marist Passport
Assessment Day consisting of English Comprehension & Creative Writing, Mathematics Assessment and GL Assessment Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Paper
Year 9 Assessment of English, Maths, verbal and non-verbal reasoning papers (CATS Test)
VI Form GCSE results, interview and reference (external candidates)


For pupils sitting GCSEs or IGCSEs at their current school, offers are conditional upon the applicant achieving the minimum grade requirement for VI Form entry.