Admissions Process

Admissions Process

We encourage you to visit the School with your child during one of our Open Events. To apply for a place at Ewell Castle School for your child, you will need to complete an application form and return this to The Admissions Department.  The £125 registration fee should be paid via electronic bank transfer - bank details and the application form are available under the Registration tab on the website. 

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.

 

Nursery/Reception

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

Preparatory School

For entry into Reception to Year 6: A Taster Day for your child which will include an assessment through observation in the classroom.

Senior School

Entrance assessment morning on Friday 27th November 2020.  Practical scholarship assessments (for Art, Drama, DT, Music, Photography and Sports) will take place during the afternoon on this day.  The reserve entrance assessment morning date will be Thursday 3rd December 2020 but there will be no scholarship assessments that day.

If you wish your daughter or son to be considered for a scholarship, they MUST attend the entrance assessments on Friday 27th November 2020.  There will be no further opportunity available to be considered for a scholarship.

Sixth Form

To enter the Sixth Form, potential students will have an interview with the Principal or Head of Sixth Form during one of our Sixth Form Taster Mornings.  

Places offered are conditional upon the required GCSE (or equivalent) grades being achieved.

If you wish your daughter or son to be considered for an Academic scholarship or any of the subject scholarships that we offer, they MUST attend the entrance assessments on Friday 27th November 2020.  There will be no further opportunity available to be considered for a scholarship. 

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 or Deputy Head of the Preparatory School. Outcome letters will be posted following the Taster Day.

 

APPLICATIONS FOR ENTRY SEPTEMBER 2021 ARE WELCOMED FOR ALL YEAR GROUPS INCLUDING PREP.

Senior School Entrance Assessments

The application deadline to apply for a place at the Senior School, a scholarship, or a bursary is Monday 19th October 2020.  Entrance assessments will take place on Friday 27th November or Thursday 3rd December (reserve date) and will include assessments in English and Mathematics. Places will be offerered by the beginning of February 2021.  The School will accept applications throughout the year subject to space being available in a year group.  

 

13+ Entry

Due to the ongoing increase in demand for Year 7 places at Ewell Castle School, we cannot guarantee places will be available in Year 9.  If places are available, prospective Year 9 applicants will be invited to sit our entrance assessments on Friday 27th November 2020.  The deadline to apply for a Year 9 place, scholarship or bursary is Monday 19th October 2020.

 

Special Educational Needs

Failure to disclose any Special Educational Needs of your child, may result in the offer of a place at Ewell Castle School being withdrawn. 

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

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