Open Events

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Open Events

We understand how important it is to choose the right school for your child and our admissions team are here to help. We want to give you every opportunity to get to know our wonderful school and experience what makes The Marist such a welcoming community.

To register for one of our upcoming Open Events, please click on the links below:

To book onto our Principal’s Reception, please click on the link below:

Meet Jo Smith, our Principal, chat with our friendly staff, and see our happy community in action. You will be able to tour the school and explore our beautiful grounds with some of our fantastic pupils:

Reserve your place here: Principal’s Reception – Friday 7 June

To book onto our Taster Day, please click on the link below:

Year 5 pupils are invited to explore, experiment, and learn on our Senior Taster Day. Packed full of activities like Forest School, PE and History, this is an excellent opportunity to experience life in the day of a Marist student.

Senior School Taster Day – Friday 14 June



Senior Open Evening Thursday 19 September 17.30 - 19.30
VI Form Open Evening Tuesday 8 October 18.00 - 20.00
Principal's Reception Friday 18 October 09.00 - 10.30
Prep Open Morning Friday 8 November 09.30 - 11.00
11+ Entrance Assessment Friday 22 November 09.00 - 16.30

We look forward to welcoming you to The Marist.

For more details on a taster days or open events, please email or click below.

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What happens and when?


Senior Open Evening

Held in the Autumn term.  There is a presentation from the Principal along with a tour of the school by current pupils with interactive activities throughout. Meet and speak with subject teachers and have a taste of the subjects on offer.


Open Mornings

Held in the Spring for both Prep and Senior Phases. They start with a short presentation from the Principal, followed by a tour of the school by our current pupils. At the end of the tour, key staff members will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.


Taster Days

Offered for entry into Year 3, Year 7, Year 9 and the VI Form. Taster Days offer pupils the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a Marist pupil. They are always very popular and have limited number of places with priority given to pupils who have registered and paid their registration fee.


VI Form Open Evening

Takes place in the Autumn term and is open to current pupils and new pupils interested in registering for the VI Form. There is a talk from the Head of VI Form and a chance to chat to A Level subject teachers.

Individual School Tours

We appreciate that you may not be able to make our open events, so please do contact our admissions team at should you be unable to attend.

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