Admissions Process

Admissions Process

We encourage you to visit the School with your child during one of our Open Events. To apply for your child to come to Ewell Castle School, you will need to complete an application form and send this together with a cheque for £125 payable to Ewell Castle School, to The Registrar. (Electronic bank transfer is also acceptable - details available under the Registration tab).

Existing Ewell Castle School pupils are not required to submit an application form when transfering from the Preparatory School to the Senior School. The same applies to our Year 11 pupils applying for a place in our Sixth Form.



A Taster Session in our Nursery when your child will be informally assessed for readiness to join our setting.

Preparatory School

A Taster Day for your child which will include an assessment through observation in the classroom.

Senior School

Entrance assessment morning on Friday 29th November 2019.  Practical scholarship assessments will take place during the afternoon on this day.  The reserve entrance assessment morning date will be Tuesday 3rd December, there will be no practical scholarship assessments. If you wish your child to be considered for a scholarship, they must attend the entrance assessments on Friday 29th November 2019.  There will be no further opportunity available to be considered for a scholarship.  All applicants will be interviewed during their assessment morning.

Sixth Form

To enter the Sixth Form, potential students will have an interview with the Principal and a lesson taster session. Places offered are conditional upon GCSE (or equivalent) grades in the public examinations.

Key Dates

Preparatory School Assessments

Applications for Nursery places are processed on a termly basis. Preparatory School applications will be processed during the Spring Term and will include pupils attending a Taster Day with their current year group which will include an assessment through observation in the classroom and a meeting with the Head of the Preparatory School. Outcome letters will be posted following the Taster Day.


Senior School Entrance Assessments

The application deadline to apply for a place at the Senior School, a scholarship, or a bursary is Friday 8th November 2019.  All general entrance tests will take place on Friday 29th November or Tuesday 3rd December 2019 (reserve date) and will include assessments in English and Mathematics as well as an interview. Places will be offererd by the middle of January 2020.  Successful applicants will be invited to an Offered Places Morning which will take place at the end of January and beginning of February 2020.  The School will accept applications throughout the year subject to space being available in a year group.  


13+ Entry

Due to the increased demand for places in Year 7 at Ewell Castle School, we cannot guarantee that places will be available for entry into our Year 9.  Applications will be dealt with on a first come first served basis and available places will be offered to successful candidates in the order that their applications have been received.

Failure to disclose any Special Educational Needs pertaining to your child may result in the offer of a place at Ewell Castle School being withdrawn. Failure to pay the school fees constitutes a breach of contract and this will result in a place at the School being withdrawn.

For further admissions queries please contact the Registrar, Mrs Wilkins at who will be happy to assist you.

We look forward to welcoming you and your child to Ewell Castle School.