Admissions

Entrance Policy

For entrance into Year 7 September 2020

Our Entrance Examination will take place on Saturday 12th October 2019 9.30am – 12.30pm

The deadline for applications has now passed. To be considered as a late entry applicant, please contact secretary@stdominicsgrammarschoool.co.uk to enquire about availability.

For entrance into Year 7 September 2021

Our Entrance Examination will take place on Saturday 10th October 2020 9.30am – 12.30pm

Scholarship audition date is to be confirmed.

Deadline for applications: Friday 2nd October 2020

 

For entry in Year 7, both internal and external pupils are required to undertake our 11+ entrance assessment. The testing will consist of English, Mathematics and Verbal Reasoning. Candidates must demonstrate a sufficient proficiency in the majority of tests, thus allowing access to the curriculum we offer, before a place can be offered. In addition to testing, we look for enthusiasm and commitment in all those who wish to join St. Dominic’s Grammar School.

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Admission is available at all entry points provided places are available. Parents and their children are encouraged to arrange a tour of our School.

For entry into all other year groups, appropriate testing is arrange along with a day visit and interview. Scholarships are also available for pupils gifted or talented in Academics, Sports, Performing Arts or Art.

The admission process is as follows;

  • Registration Form and Fee – To register your child to sit our entry testing and spend the day with us, a £25.00 administration charge is payable.
  • Day visit and Entry Testing – You will be invited to meet with the Headmaster to discuss your child’s visit with us.
  • References – The Admissions Department will contact your child’s previous school for a reference.
  • Offer and Acceptance of a place – Paperwork will consist of completing an acceptance form and a £200.00 joining fee is applicable.
  • Uniform fitting – our uniform shop is based on site and an appointment can be made for your child.
  • Start date – first day arrangements will be sent beforehand via email.

Entry at Sixth form is dependent upon a student’s GCSE grades. A minimum of 8 GCSEs are required at grade 4 or above. A level 6 is required in the subject they wish to study at A Level