Entry at 11+

Each year we welcome approximately 55 new girls into the school to join those moving up from our Junior School. Girls must have reached the age of 11 before 1st September in the year of entry, and will be in Year 6 when they sit their entrance examination.

We are now accepting applications for entry in September 2025 – please apply online. If you have already submitted an application for September 2025, and wish to access your admissions account, please click here.

South Hampstead is one of a number of schools in the London 11+ Consortium, which aims to provide an application process which is fair, clear, robust and accessible to children from all schools and backgrounds; further information, including a full list of participating schools, is available on the consortium website.

Candidates who do well in the entrance test will be invited for interview, helping to provide a more holistic picture of whether they will thrive at South Hampstead.

Our FAQs document aims to provide you with all the information you need about the admissions process and familiarisation materials are available here. If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch:

For 11+ entry in September 2025

Girls born between 1 September 2013 - 31 August 2014


Apply online

Registration for entry in September 2025 is now open, with a deadline of noon on Friday 8th November to apply.



All applicants will be invited to sit the entrance test at their own school or at South Hampstead High School. The test dates are Friday 29th November, Tuesday 3rd December or Thursday 5th December. South Hampstead will host the test on the first two dates.



The interviews will be held in person at South Hampstead High School on Wednesday 22nd January 2025.



Offers will be made on Friday 14th February. The deadline for acceptance will be on Thursday 6th March, when a deposit of £2000 will be required to secure your place.