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From September 2021, boys and girls will be able to enter the school in Year 9. There is another entrance opportunity for boys and girls in Year 12.

Open Days

Various placed throughout Years 5–6 Events and open mornings are organised by the school. Parents are advised to book a visit through the school website: https://www.charterhouse.org.uk/admissions/year-9-admissions.


Final deadline – October of Year 6 Parents must request and complete a registration form, as well as pay a non-refundable registration free.

School Examinations

Autumn term of Year 6All applicants are required to take the ISEB Common Pre-Tests. They will take it at their prep schools and Charterhouse will assess the results alongside a reference from the applicant's head teacher.

Other Assessments and Interviews

January – February of Year 6 Candidates who have performed well will be invited to the school for a 15-minute interview and a group activity session. They will also sit two further assessments in maths and English, set by the school.


Mid-February of Year 6 Offers are emailed to parents, either offering a place at the school, conditional on Common Entrance results, an offer of a reserve place, or no offer of a place.


Year 8 Candidates are selected to apply for academic scholarships based on their performance in the ISEB Pre-Tests and subsequent interview and assessments. They will then be set scholarship papers created by CLS to sit at their school in Year 8.

13+ Common Entrance

Summer term of Year 8 All offers made by the school are conditional on getting a score of at least 70% in each subject in the 13+ Common Entrance examinations, or the equivalent in the scholarship exams.

Admissions Fees

Deposit requested: £1000 (by March/April of Year 6)

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