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.

Applications for entry in September 2024 have now closed. Applications for entry in September 2025 will open in the spring. If you have already submitted an 11+ application for September 2024, and wish to access your admissions account, please click here. If you have any queries, please contact

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 2024

Girls born between 1 September 2012 - 31 August 2013


Apply online

Registration for entry in September 2024 has now closed.



All applicants will be invited to sit the entrance test at their own school on Thursday 30th November, Monday 4th or Wednesday 6th December; if your current school is not hosting, candidates may sit the test at South Hampstead High School on either December date.



We will contact you in January 2024 to confirm whether we are able to offer your daughter an interview. The interviews will be held in person at South Hampstead High School on Thursday 18th January 2024.



Offers will be made on Friday 9th February 2024. The deadline for acceptance will be noon on Tuesday 5th March 2024, when a deposit of £2000 will be required to secure your place.