Entry into Nursery and Reception

Candidates wishing to enter Nursery and Prep I (Reception) are invited to attend classroom assessments. All applicants and their parents from Nursery upwards meet with the Headteacher as part of our selection process.

For entrance into Nursery and Reception we look at candidates’:

  • Confidence to undertake tasks
  • Ability to follow simple instructions
  • Communications and language skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Social skills
  • Dates for entry into Prep I in September 2022

Registration Deadline: Friday 29th October 2021

  • Prep I Assessment Day: Wednesday 10th November 2021
  • Prep I Results Day: Wednesday 24th November 2021
  • Prep I Acceptance Deadline: Wednesday 15th December 2021

Dates for entry into Nursery in September 2022

  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday 30th March 2022
  • Nursery Assessment Day: Thursday 12th May 2022
  • Nursery Results Day: Thursday 26th May 2022
  • Nursery Acceptance Deadline: Thursday 9th June 2022

New Joiners’ Taster Days and Parent Information Sessions take place in mid-June 2022.


We encourage parents to register their child as early as possible and details of timings and assessments for the next academic year can be found on the individual entry point pages.


Once a completed Registration Form is received your child’s name will be placed on the Applications Register appropriate for her age.